Recent construction and urban expansion in Panaji have exacerbated the city’s risk to floods. On World Water Day, this commentary stresses on the importance of living within the ecosystem and promoting nature-based solutions in urban development.
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in new visions for post-COVID cities. These imaginaries have prioritized sustainable development and new ways of work. However, this discourse is devoid of ways to make cities better places to live for women.
The theme of ‘Life and Livelihoods’ one World Oceans Day focuses on the importance ushering in a new era of thinking that supports resilient futures of coastal communities and recognises their contribution to the sustainable management of India’s oceans.