Geetanjali Krishna

Over the last two decades, Geetanjali Krishna has travelled across India to report on the environment, climate change and global health. She co-founded The India Story Agency, a cross-border media collaborative with London-based journalist Sally Howard in 2020. One of the 16 awardees of the Global Health Security Grant 2021 by the European Journalism Centre, her recent by-lines can be found in Times, The British Medical Journal, BBC Future, The Third Pole, and Business Standard.

The ‘Barefoot College’ Reinventing Rural Education

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Teaching everything from emergency medicine to solar engineering, a radical new university is serving the needs of India’s rural poor, whether they can read or not.

The Right Way to Repair a Mountain

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A locally driven push to restore a Himalayan paradise preserved an economy, a community and an ecosystem all at once.

111 Trees Per Daughter Changed This Village’s Future

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How an unusual ritual led to fewer child marriages, less flooding, a boom in girls’ education — and a cultural transformation.

To Grow Coral Reefs, Get Them Buzzed

7 min read

Zapped with solar electrical currents, struggling reefs can self-repair with incredible speed — and even grow where none have existed before.

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