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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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Padmini Gopal

Through her Instagram page, @climatekarma, Padmini Gopal outlines what threats the environment is facing and what you can do to reduce your carbon footprint and curtail climate change
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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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Skrap team

"The whole notion of making sustainability cool and sexy really works at music festivals."
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Bollywood, Criminal Justice, Featured, Hotstar, Jackie Shroff, Online Exclusive

The 62-year-old actor talks to Verve about the events that have dotted his life and career – and how he has stayed relevant
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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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#MeToo, Feminism, Journalism, Karla Bookman, The Swaddle, Webby Awards
April 16, 2019

The editor-in-chief of The Swaddle, talks to Verve about her experiences in Indian society and how to combat internalised patriarchy
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Absolute Water, Air, Arpit Dhuper, Chakr, Discovery Channel India, Dr. Medha Tadpatrikar, Environment, Featured, Jim Sarbh, Kushagra Srivastava, Online Exclusive, Planet Healers, plastic, Pollution, Rudra, Shirish Phadtare, Smita Singhal, Sunil Singhal, Water
April 09, 2019

Featured in Discovery Channel India’s Planet Healers, Absolute Water, Chakr and Rudra are striving for a cleaner future through creative technology
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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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#100DayProject, #100DaysOfClothesILove, Art, Artist, Bechain Nagri, Crayon Cruncher, Featured, illustrations, Indian Textiles, indigenous fabrics, Manasi Parikh, Nor Black Nor White, Online Exclusive, Péro by Aneeth Arora, Sketches

#100DaysOfClothesILove is the artist's attempt to be part of Instagram's #100DayProject and has resulted in a series of illustrations that highlight the country's diverse weaves through heartfelt stories....
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Bombayla Devi Laishram, Archer

Fields of Gold: Bombayla Devi Laishram

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 second of a three-part series peeking into the lives of three young sportswomen from the state, Shail Desai tracks archer Bombayla Devi Laishram's meteoric rise to the top despite all odds.
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