Is Kerala’s pokkali the rice of the future?
Pokkali is one of the oldest rice varieties in Kerala. It became prominent for its salt-tolerant and flood-resistant properties and is now being pitched as a climate-adaptive crop
Sandeep Sreelekha | Feb 09, 2023
Climate change in Bangladesh is driving a dengue outbreak in winter
Dengue is endemic in Bangladesh but the current outbreak is unusual in its scale and seasonality. Many experts have linked the surge in dengue cases with extreme climate events
Rafiqul Islam | Jan 27, 2023
Southasia Climate Events Tracker
Mapping the impact of the climate crisis across Southasia
The Editors | Jan 13, 2023
Nepal elections, Pakistan’s new Army Chief, ‘Moshari’, and more.
Southasiasphere episode 22: Updates and analysis from around the region.
The Editors | Dec 16, 2022
The story of Paani Apas
Community initiatives to address the water crisis in coastal Bangladesh.
Rafiqul Islam | Nov 18, 2022
Pakistan’s Manchar lake
The forced exodus of the fishing community at Manchar Lake.
Shaukat Korai | Oct 21, 2022
Southasia’s COP26, Bhutan’s political prisoners, the politics of listening and more.
Southasiasphere episode 13: Updates and analysis from around the region.
The Editors | Nov 16, 2021
Count your climate losses
How recent reports on climate change weigh the economic versus the human cost of the ecological crisis.
The Editors | Jul 30, 2021
Under the sun
Summer words and phrases in Southasian languages.
Abhishek Avtans | May 18, 2021
The rise of extremes
Across Southasia, COVID-19 has exacerbated inequality and overshadowed climate change.
The Editors | Dec 04, 2020
Canadian-Tamil comedian Sunthar V navigates queerness and Tamil identity
Sunthar V, founder of the Tamil Comedy Club in central London, attempts to push social boundaries with his comedy in Chennai
Is an Adani port devastating Kerala’s coast?
Activists say coastal communities and marine life around Kerala’s Vizhinjam Port are paying a heavy price for the Adani Group project
Delhi’s longest-running play reflects the changing city
The shape-shifting ‘Ghalib in New Delhi’ captures 26 years of sociopolitical change in Delhi and beyond
Imran Khan’s attempted arrest, UN appeal for Afghanistan aid, a graphic novel on Naga repatriation and more
March - Updates and analysis from around the region