Ashish Kothari


Ashish Kothari Rights of Nature Tribunal judge

Ashish Kothari (India)

Founder-member, Kalpavriksh; member, many people’s movements. Taught, Indian Institute of Public Administration; coordinated India’s National Biodiversity Strategy & Action Plan, served on boards of Greenpeace International & India, ICCA Consortium; judge on International Tribunal on Rights of Nature. Helps coordinate Vikalp Sangam (, Global Tapestry of Alternatives  (, & Radical Ecological Democracy  ( Co-author/co-editor, Churning the Earth, Alternative Futures, and Pluriverse: A Post-Development Dictionary