Read about our project and who we are working with in India and Bangladesh.
Netting new and old insights for a resilient future: Elevating place-based knowledge for climate adaptation
Feature by the International Science Council about the impacts of TAPESTRY’s work in Mumbai.
Photo story: The changing face of pastoralism in Kutch
Photo story about the recent history of ‘maldhari’ pastoralists in Kutch, and how they have organised collectively to improve their opportunities and influence.
Facing the dual threat of climate change and human disturbance, Mumbai – and the world – should listen to its fishing communities
Through our work with the Koli community, we have seen how their response to human threats has the potential to create a city more resilient to environmental change.
27 September: online event on visual methods in the Sundarbans
On 27 September 2022, the TAPESTRY project will present its work on visual methods at a virtual event. The panel…
Possibilities of participatory visual research methods
Article by Shibaji Bose about using participatory visual methods in the Sundarbans.
Catching plastic: Mumbai’s Koli community uses fishing-nets to tackle pollution
Report and video about a successful test of fishing nets to catch plastic pollution in creeks in Mumbai.
Towards a sustainable seafood diet – taking cues from the Koli lifestyle
Changing diets are putting pressures on Mumbai’s marine ecosystem and fish stocks. Learning from the seasonal food cultures of traditional Koli fishers could help.
‘Rising waters, sinking city’: multimedia documentary
Indian magazine The Quint features a multimedia documentary about rising tides in Mumbai, focusing on the experiences of traditional fishers…
Why sustainability sciences must be decolonised
by Lyla Mehta, Principal Investigator, TAPESTRY project At first glance, sustainability sciences may seem as if they’re neutral ways to…
What difference has Covid-19 made to uncertainty in marginal environments?
A journal article explores how Covid-19 has added to uncertainties in coastal marginal environments, and the contrasting responses from ‘above’ and ‘below’.