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    An indigenous man and child featured in the documentary. Image by Michael Clark/Gravitas Ventures.

    Amazon ‘Tribes on the Edge’: Q&A with documentary filmmaker Céline Cousteau

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    Tribes on the Edge is a documentary produced by CauseCentric Productions, it has been directed and co-written by Céline Cousteau.The documentary explores the themes of land threats, health crises, and human rights issues of indigenous peoples.

    The women of Kendeng set their feet in cement to stop a mine in...

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    Across Indonesia, hundreds of communities are in conflict with companies seeking control of their resources. In some cases, the resistance has been led by women. Journalist Febriana Firdaus travelled across the country to meet grassroots female activists and delve into the story behind their struggles.

    Lessons on coexistence with the environment from two tribal districts in Odisha

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    In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, various voices call for a change in human behaviour towards ecosystems and biodiversity and strengthen conservation.

    Sharp Population Reduction in Honeybees Endangers Food Security and Biodiversity

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    Rapid fall in the population of honeybees across the world is a threat to ecological balance and bio-diversity.
    Livestock in their corrals

    Finding the middle ground with the Changpa herders in Ladakh

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    Changpa herders of Ladakh share a special relationship with their livestock and the wildlife, especially wolves, that co-occur in these high altitude lands.

    Wildlife and people work together during Assam’s annual tryst with floods

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    Nearly 200 animals have been killed in Kaziranga National Park, home to the world’s largest population of greater one-horned rhinos. The floods are a necessary evil for Kaziranga’s ecology.

    Why are the Asiatic Lions of Gir Dying?

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    The Asiatic lions of Gir are among the endangered species which if not taken care of will soon be absent from the landscape of earth. The recent deaths of more than a dozen such lions in Gir is a reminder of the insufficient care by the nation state of a species that adds a lot to India’s natural diversity.

    Plastic: The Bitter Truth of Human Intellect and Technocratic Progress

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    Globally 300 million tonnes of plastic are produced each year and less than 10% of the total quantity is adequately recycled. A large chunk of the plastic produced finds its way into the oceans and water bodies causing immense damage to multiple natural resources. Plastics are causing a damage that is irreversible and devastating to life on our planet. We however continue to witness the global investment in plastic production growing by multiple times, amidst this situation how should we strike the sustainable balance?

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