By Alex Counts
Long before I got involved in Citizen’s Climate Lobby (CCL), my stock response when debating climate change (which at the time was more commonly referred to as
The word just sounds welcoming, like a soft, verbal hug. Oftentimes, the second syllable lasts longer than the moment shared between passersby, as if to not only offer an approaching
1. The buffaloes bathe more than the people do
No, I don’t bathe everyday. And I am proud of it. You are lucky if you see me pouring a bucket
I had the privilege to speak on behalf of my fellow education fellows about my experiences thus far during the AIF Leadership Conference where we had the opportunity to
Listen to APV children singing a song written by APV founder and visionary Anand Dwivedi in Morning Assembly: APV Sings
Creativity is the essence of the Ashram Paryavaran Vidyalaya School experiment.
It has been a long time since I have posted to this blog. Writing has been on my to-do list but keeps getting buried amongst other tasks. The past few
This month I had the privilege of staying with one of the community correspondents from my host organization Video Volunteers. The reporter I went to visit is proud to
We stepped off the bus that had taken half the yatris to a small village near Hubli, Karnataka. We huddled around a tree to drink chai – a much-needed energy
I realize the title of this post is an inversion of the usual credo, “think globally, act locally”. But the new variant is a reasonably accurate representation of my thinking
Living in tropical Goa can be the best and worst of both worlds. On the one hand there are beautiful beaches, swaying palm trees, and lush green rice fields.
Having finally made it to Goa after a delayed arrival in India, I was very excited to be thrown into the workings of my NGO, Video Volunteers, straight away. Based
Since taking the plunge several years ago and deciding to once and for all go down a new career path, my work has taken me from the high rises of
West Bengal’s Sunderbans National Park is an ecological marvel. The world’s biggest mangrove ecosystem, it provides a livelihood to its 4 million plus inhabitants as well as the world’s biggest