India’s Discovery of Lithium Reserve Triggers Hopes, Worries
By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
While enthusing India’s EV sector, the news left environmentalists wary of mega-mining initiatives in the geologically and ecologically sensitive Kashmir Valley.
In Kotputli: Rich Lands, Impoverished People
By Sneha Swaminathan
Illegal mining, crop failure, and disease devastate the people who live in an important epicenter for stone quarrying in India.
Coal Mining and Indigenous Communities in India: Conflict or Co-optation?
By Itay Noy
The story of Karampot illustrates how local politics around mining can ultimately result not in resistance but, rather, participation in the economy of resource extraction.