About traditional palmyrah tree climbers who tapped toddy in coastal villages of Tamil Nadu in southern India, switching to sustainable fishing after observing the impact of death and destruction of corals.
India has an agreement with International Sea Bed Authority to explore and mine polymetallic nodules in the Central Indian Ocean Basin. The story is about technical and commercial feasibility of deep sea mining and its likely environmental implications.
Women sell flowers, vegetables and fish on thoroughfares, to supplement the household income. In some cases, they are the breadwinners. The story is about how their life was disrupted because of the COVID-19 lockdown.