Shrishtee Bajpai

Shrishtee Bajpai is an activist-researcher from India. She works with an environment action group-Kalpavriksh and has been involved in documenting, narrating, researching, learning and networking on alternatives to dominant models of development and political governance. She helps in facilitating Vikalp Sangam (Alternatives Confluence) process in India and the Global Tapestry of Alternatives (a process to weave networks of alternatives across the world).

Rangdum village grazing fields

Nation-states are destroying the world. Could ‘bioregions’ be the answer?

Taken beyond the law, recognising the rights of nature opens up the possibility of articulating Indigenous worldviews of nature as a living being, even within formal institutions; and of creating a mutually flourishing future for humans and more-than-humans, where people’s lives are rooted in territories that do not have arbitrary militarised borders but are ecologically and culturally defined, open and connected.

March 9, 2022

GTA art

The Global Tapestry of Alternatives: Stories of Resilience, Existence, and Re-Existence

Are we ready to constructively challenge each other, offer active solidarity to each other whenever needed, interweave the initiatives in common actions, and support the conditions for the radical systemic changes we need?

February 10, 2022


Amitav Ghosh: The Nutmeg’s Curse

As we’ve seen, the few environmental movements that have succeeded in the long run are almost all built around certain ideas of the relationship between humans and certain spaces.

January 31, 2022

Consuelo Rosette

Resilient Communities: Our Pathways to Just, Equitable and Ecological Futures

Diverse communities around the globe have been diving into their traditions and innovating to respond to ecological, economic, political and social crises (including the current COVID-generated one).

June 29, 2020