Searching for Tigers in Sariska

Searching for Tigers in Sariska

Just when you think it can’t get any wilder, we arrived at the Sariska Tiger Reserve in the Alwar district of Rajasthan in our search for tigers.  It is amazing how in just one-two hour drive south of Delhi the landscape and people can change so dramatically....
Conservation in a crowded world!

Conservation in a crowded world!

We have been travelling in Northern India for just under two weeks now visiting numerous villages from Haryana to the Himalayan region exploring themes such as gender inequality and women political empowerment, wildlife conservation, human/animal conflict,...

PRIA – UVic field course in India August 2011

Next week I will be travelling to India with Dr. Phil Dearden and 20 students from the University of Victoria to participate in the first Department of Geography field course.  We will spend 4 weeks in the northern region of India, working with the Society for...
New Publication on Cooperatives and Capitalism

New Publication on Cooperatives and Capitalism

Check out John Restakis’ new book highlighting how the Social Economy Movement is ‘humanizing’ the economy as an alternative to neoliberal capitalism.  Restakis points to various cooperatives around the world and how they are creating spaces for...