Learning to Live in Cities: Challenges of Urban Green Spaces

Sonali Chauhan My work as a researcher in the field of ecology doesn’t always mean spending several hours in forested areas but it also means spending long hours in front of a computer doing regular administrative work. While I enjoy being in the field collecting data and working on plants, I am not particularly enthusiastic … Continue reading Learning to Live in Cities: Challenges of Urban Green Spaces

Wetland Restoration through a Cultural approach

Vijaylakshmi Suman Ecological restoration can be understood as an ensemble of practices from the natural sciences, the social sciences, politics, and technology. The objective of this article is not to overload readers with jargon from ecological restoration, instead, to generate a discussion that focuses on the concept of wetland restoration as a cultural phenomenon. Despite … Continue reading Wetland Restoration through a Cultural approach

Dhanauri: A Bird Habitat Amidst Human Habitation

Himanshu Choudhery The Dhanauri wetland is a small but important wetland located in Greater Noida, Gautam Buddha Nagar district, Uttar Pradesh, close to the Okhla bird sanctuary and Surajpur wetland. The wetland is surrounded by several villages, namely, Dhanauri, Amipur Bangar, Thasrana, Gadana and Bhatta. The wetland, which is mostly composed of marshes, is a … Continue reading Dhanauri: A Bird Habitat Amidst Human Habitation