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Kerala farmers go bananas over diversity

“Every district in Kerala has its favourite banana,” said Nishanth K., a 49-year-old banana farmer, from Kerala’s Wayanad district, who has over 250 varieties of bananas on his farm. “Wayanad…

The sounds of restoration

“We are independent from Lantana’s fury,” beams Basant Jharia, a local community member in Central India, a region overwhelmed by the spread of the invasive Lantana plants. Atop a mound…
A woman digs out the roots of the gondra, a river sedge, from Sindh's riverbed. Photo by Poorva Goel.

Finding gondra amid the floods

On August 3, 2021, a flood washed over several villages in the Bundelkhand region of central India. It is speculated that this flood was caused by the unprecedented rainfall coupled…
A woman digs out the roots of the gondra, a river sedge, from Sindh's riverbed. Photo by Poorva Goel.
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