Story | 07 Dec, 2022
CEESP News: Salam Rajesh, IUCN CEESP member
Fishing community in Manipur’s Loktak Lake, a Ramsar designated wetland, is blending conservation initiatives with addressing imminent threats to their lives and livelihoods from external interventions. In tune with the objectives…
Story | 31 Oct, 2021
CEESP News: by A Amarender Reddy, Centre Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabad, India *
Land degradation, water scarcity, poverty, and hunger are major problems faced in drylands across the world. Drylands are degraded across continents due to over-cultivation,…
Story | 12 Jan, 2021
CEESP News: by Rashed Al Mahmud Titumir*
The combined impact of climate change and COVID-19 pandemic is aggravating the marginalisation of the indigenous and local communities in the Sundarbans, an area which spans across the regions of Bangladesh and India. Majority have lost their…
Story | 01 Apr, 2020
CEESP News - by Salam Rajesh, IUCN CEESP member
As observed globally in February each year, the World Wetlands Day was observed in a unique way in the midst of a floating village in Manipur’s Loktak Lake, a Ramsar site of international importance.
Story | 23 Mar, 2020
CEESP News - by Venkat Ramakrishnan, CEESP member
This is the story of indigenous people living in or near one of the Western Ghats’ forests, and their right to continue living there with a sense of dignity and purpose.