Thursday, 25 May 2017

Kole farmers of Kerala reel under unprecedented drought

The Kole farmers of Kerala are facing a double whammy. The drought means less freshwater is coming into the wetlands from the rivers. Also, more saline water is getting into the agricultural fields from the tail end estuaries. MORE ...

The Kole farmers of Kerala have been hit with a double whammy.

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Andaman crisis

While India was colonised once, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands were colonised twice. They continue to be colonised. MORE ...

Thursday, 4 May 2017

How Chennai improvised resilience after the end-2015 floods

Chennai improvised with informal information networks and enterprise during the end-2015 floods. These structures have remained with the city for future extreme weather and also political and social crises. MORE ... In the New Security Beat and Circle of Blue.

Pradeep John, who goes by the popular name of Tamil Nadu Weatherman (Picture by Dhruv Malhotra for CoB)