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The Palm Oil Dilemma: It’s a Catch-22

Description: Oil palm plantation (15 km from town; en route to the Athirappilly waterfalls) Image: Irvin Calicut Licensed under- Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported Introduction to Oil Palm – A Versatile and Controversial Crop: Oil palm, scientifically known as…

World Environment Day Celebration

The Highland Institute successfully observes World Environment Day To read the ‘Press release’, click here Some images from the event The Highland Institute (THI) is observing World Environment Day on 5th June on the theme, ‘Think Before You Throw.’ During…

Bothered by the Border

In the remote highlands of the North-Eastern region of India and the North-Western part of Myanmar, indigenous Naga communities have been compelled to live in an unimaginable predicament, oscillating between self-determination and a sense of belonging. This blog post is…

Ekologos – a Global Environmental Humanities Initiative

Ekologos is a collaborative project funded by the Norwegian Agency for International Cooperation and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education, coordinated by UiT The Arctic University of Norway; the Institute of Marine Research, Norway; the State University of Campinas UNICAMP, Brazil; RV…