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Reclaimed By Nature

Nature is powerful. We witness this power everyday in big, and small ways. When I came across a roundup of 10 abandoned spaces reclaimed by nature, I was thrilled! 115 more words

Photography

Weathering The Signs

Recent (and frequent) rains in Austin this week and last have me quite curious (and a rather worried). Uncharacteristic of this region, for this time of year, the weather has taken a rather wet and soggy shift. 326 more words

Photography

Sharmila Rege's Response to Chayya Datar

Sharmila Rege – ‘Real Feminism’ and Dalit Women: Scripts of Denial and Accusation. Economic and Political Weekly. 35.6 (2000): 492-95.

The environment movement has not dealt with the question of caste-community exploitation and the economic issues that trouble the peasantry and the working class, and despite the eco-feminist trend, as Omvedt argues, the movement as such has rarely confronted the oppression of women.

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Feminism

Alexander MacQueen and Eco-feminism

“Wild women” are surrounded by skulls and bones,  attired in skins and leather, crowned by stag horns, birds heads, and tokens of powerful animals, they look as their allies in the underworld. 1,323 more words

Exhibitions

THE POWER OVER EARTH

In the indigenous traditions, we see ourselves as a part of the eco-system where we are in tune with the natural elements but not ruling over them, eventhough we might pray and praise when the sun shines or it rains where needed. 415 more words

HOMELAND

India’s other daughters – The village that plants 111 trees when a girl is born

In a country that still favours the birth of a son, Piplantri village in Rajasthan not only embraces daughters but has created a tradition that benefits both the local people and the planet. 95 more words

Joyful Wonder

CARE FOR EARTH

The greatest resource. The reason why we live and why we fight is always a matter of access to resources. It is also about how we cultivate our resources. 362 more words

HOMELAND