Over six thousand rivers and rivulets pass through the land-locked country Nepal, making it the third richest country in water resources. This article will demonstrate that if the development of a natural resource is strategically conducted, it proves to be a boon for economic growth.
This article is an introduction to the three part series focusing on India’s National River Linking Project. Vanshika Mittal traces the background and plan proposed by the government for this project.
Deepanshu Singal explores the developing border tensions in the Arctic. It analyses the power dynamics and certain treaties that govern these not-so-well-defined borders. The discourse around the Arctic is becoming increasingly relevant due to climate change thawing sea-ice and opening up new opportunities in the regions and simultaneously states’ increasing thirst for monopolising over them.
Climate change poses the most daunting threat to humanity’s existence. I provide an analysis of climate change and its root causes by using the theory of ideological dominance. Over the past century, capitalism has established economic growth as the ultimate aim of countries and human lives for its own benefit, and the planet has had to bear its brunt.
This article will explore notions of crop failure and the push and pull factor that leads to migration in the first place. Furthermore, these factors are only worsened in the current situation, with the relief packages announced by the government being too little and too late.
In this article, I will focus on the continuous environmental injustice and oppression faced by the Baiga tribal group in central India and how the Forest Rights Act works, in their case, as an environmental justice framework.