The Environmental and Gendered Consequences of the Green Revolution

Green Revolution refers to the agricultural movement that began in early 1960s which transformed the rural agrarian economy by introducing new technology and machinery, new plant varieties, chemical fertilizers and pesticides to increase crop yields. Norman E. Borlaug, an American agricultural scientist and plant pathologist laid the foundation for the technological advancement in agriculture. His … Read more

Political Ecology: A Critical Introduction by Paul Robbins (Study Notes)

Ecology refers to the relationship between the human beings and their physical world or surroundings. Robbins inscribes about political ecology through an instance of East Africa. The ecology of East Africa is beautiful and on the same hand important. The flora and fauna (lions, hyenas, baboons etc.) gives the natives as well as the other … Read more

“Author Spotlight: An Interview with Diane Meyer Lowman, the Writer of The Undiscovered Country: Seeing Myself Through Shakespeare’s Eyes”

Diane is an award-winning essayist, memoirist, and poet. She served as Westport, CT’s inaugural Poet Laureate from 2019 to 2022. Her essays have appeared in numerous publications, including O, The Oprah Magazine; Brain, Child; and Brevity Blog. She also writes a regular column titled ‘Everything’s an Essay.’ Her first memoir, ‘Nothing But Blue,’ was published … Read more