While millions suffer from fossil fuel driven economy and industrial food production in one of the densely populated coastal region in the world, is the new buzzword of ‘Blue Economy’ bringing anything new?
How will the Maori Message influence the secular notion of ‘nature’ and vice versa? How it challenges the idea of ‘natural resources management’ as we know it?
This post I guess explains why I’m optimistic, why I’m supporting hope over fear. The photos, I hope, explain that we’ll be able to see a locally-led marine protected area in Saint Martin’s Island very soon.
While the years of consecutive ban season delivers result now, the king Hilsa is returning to the rivers, but how’s life for the fisher folks? I traveled to the coastal districts during the ban to meet the fishers- who contributed to this conservation success despite being ultra poor.
It was a quiet and cool at daybreak in the world’s largest mangrove forest – the Sundarbans – on December 28, 2008; amidst the morning mist, I was heading towards the wildlife sanctuary. I was tired and fell asleep on the deck as soon as the mechanized boat sailed, only to find myself rudely awakened, with a giant cargo ship before my eyes, its siren sound in my ears.