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Russell Seymour, Sustainability Manager, Lord’s Cricket Ground

How Cricket Is Becoming Sustainable: Russell Seymour

Text by Snehal Pradhan. Illustration by Kashmira Sarode

Cricket — perhaps the ground sport most affected by weather conditions and consequently climate change — is in danger of muddying its legacy thanks to a showy capitalistic 21st-century avatar, which poses a threat to the same environmental stability it counts on. In part 1 of 4 Verve talks to Russell Seymour who is championing sustainable practices to ensure that, moving forward, spectators can expect a clean game
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Bittu Sahgal, founder and editor of nature and wildlife conservation magazine Sanctuary Asia

Bittu Sahgal On Restoring The Balance Between Man And Nature

Text by Tina Dastur. Illustrations by Harshad Marathe

Bittu Sahgal, founder and editor of nature and wildlife conservation magazine Sanctuary Asia, is well aware of the damage that his generation has caused the environment; yet he remains hopeful. He highlights the pressing issues that are endangering our country’s flora and fauna, and speaks with Verve about the potential of the youth to catalyse a shift towards a more sustainable future
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Clinton Vaz, vRecycle

How Clinton Vaz Is Tackling The Mounting Garbage Problem In Goa

Text by Joanna Lobo. Photographs By Clinton Vaz / vRecycle

He's been working hard for two decades to instil a sense of civic responsibility in the community, having caught the attention of the local government when he was in his early twenties. Verve converses with the hands-on eco-warrior, who is changing Goa's system of waste management
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Fouzia Dastango, Dastangoi Artiste

Entwined Histories: Fouzia Dastango

Text by Sharanya Deepak. Photographs by Uma Damle

India’s first birth photographer, Urshita Saini, and our foremost female dastangoi artiste, Fouzia Dastango, both embody their home city’s dynamism and cultural eccentricities. Step into Lodhi Garden and a historical haveli, as Verve experiences parts of Delhi that are intrinsically linked with the two women’s lives and the work they were born to do...
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Urshita Saini, India’s first birth photographer

Entwined Histories: Urshita Saini

Text by Sharanya Deepak. Photographs by Uma Damle

India’s first birth photographer, Urshita Saini, and our foremost female dastangoi artiste, Fouzia Dastango, both embody their home city’s dynamism and cultural eccentricities. Step into Lodhi Garden and a historical haveli, as Verve experiences parts of Delhi that are intrinsically linked with the two women’s lives and the work they were born to do...
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Yumnam Kamala Devi, Footballer

Fields of Gold: Yumnam Kamala Devi

Text by Shail Desai. Illustration by Vishnu M Nair

The North-East, and Manipur in particular, have emerged as major sports hubs in the country. In the last of a three-part series peeking into the lives of three young sportswomen from the state, Shail Desai tracks footballer Yumnam Kamala Devi's meteoric rise to the top despite all odds.
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