Ishan Kukreti – Outstanding Environmental Reporting 2019

Ishan Kukreti writes for Down To Earth. He has reported on the disenfranchisement of Jammu and Kashmir’s tribal communities highlighting the misgovernance which has created conflict and taken the life of a child. He has also reported on the dilution of the Coastal Regulation Zone Notification and land grab in Chhattisgarh, among other key environmental issues. He was selected for his fine coverage of the stories backed by sound legwork, desk data and analysis.