Jency Samuel is an independent journalist based in Chennai, India. She has written for Rural 21, Mongabay India, The Third Pole, India Climate Dialogue, VillageSquare and many other publications.
Weddings in India are known for the pomp. But now young people are becoming conscious, and prefer a sustainable zero waste wedding. Shunning the regular silk and gold, they go for greener options.
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.
How the fisheries market collapsed due top COVID-19 lockdown, leaving lakhs of fishers, who were already battling the impact of climate change