Everything Environment by Mongabay India


All Episodes

Mar 15, 2024

Environomy #6: A Challenge Across Generations

In this sixth and final episode of Environomy, we will explore how India has dealt with issues related to biodiversity and climate change since the 1991 economic reforms. Since the national government has taken...

23 mins

Mar 07, 2024

Environomy: The One That Got Missed

Though farming contributes less than 20% of India's GDP, it provides livelihood support to nearly half of the country's population. It is an extremely challenging occupation, with many from the younger generati...

21 mins

Mar 01, 2024

Environomy #4: India Buys A Fast Car

There are traffic jams on India’s hill stations and mountain roads across the year. It wasn’t always like this. Increased incomes of the Indian middle class after the 1991 economic reforms translated to improv...

16 mins

Feb 23, 2024

Environomy: Playing With The Pillars

The legislature, the executive, and the judiciary, form the three pillars of Indian democracy. The legislature consisting of the parliamentarians, and legislators are the policy makers who draw up acts and pol...

16 mins

Feb 16, 2024

Environomy: They Came, They Rapped, They Lobbied

In the early 1990s, the anti-Tehri dam and anti-Narmada dam movements were India's most well-known environmental protests. It was not as if only environmental activists were involved with these movements. The d...

16 mins

Feb 09, 2024

Environomy: The Middle Class Unbottled

How did the 1991 economic reforms impact the course of the Indian environment in the past three decades? Listen to Environomy's first episode, where we will look at how the Indian middle class acquired a distin...

11 mins

Feb 02, 2024

Trailer: Environomy

The economic reforms of 1991 caused a radical shift in India's economic and social structure. It gave a new life to the middle class. But did you know that the reforms also changed how India dealt with its envi...

1 mins

Feb 03, 2023

Imprints: Lake hopping with Anoop Ambili

Lake-hopping is Anoop Ambili’s thing. For Ambili, a paleoclimatologist, the Lonar Lake in Maharashtra, Tso Moriri in Ladakh and Renuka in Himachal Pradesh hide clues that help him reconstruct past climate chang...

38 mins

Jan 20, 2023

Imprints: Sifting through microfossils with Rajani Panchang

Looking at sediment under a microscope is a window into past environments and climates. In a dot of sediment, you may find thousands of microfossils - tiny remains of bacteria, protists, fungi, animals, and pla...

34 mins

Jan 06, 2023

Imprints: Digging up bones with Advait Jukar

Imagine this: When modern humans arrived on the Indian subcontinent from Africa, they saw creatures such as giant prehistoric elephants, a hippopotamus and a zebra-like horse, alongside other great beasts. Infa...

37 mins