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Wetlands of Tamil Nadu soon to have protected status
Through notifying 100 wetlands as “priority wetlands”, the state’s choking urban wetlands may finally breathe.
Youth drive revival of traditional rice varieties in West Bengal
“Traditional rice cultivars are inherently endowed with higher nutritional value than their chemically grown counterparts.”
Ducks wade through paddy fields to bump up profits
"... considering our low cost/zero cost inputs in comparison to the chemically grown rice, our profits per bigha are higher,”
Heritage in every grain
"We give each farmer (signing a pledge to use organic methods) two kilos of seed; they bring double the quantity back the next year, ”
Shepherd from Karnataka builds 14 ponds on barren hill, turns his village green
"Wherever I take up 5-6 ft of digging, there will be water which will not dry up … even during summers.”
A Village Where Farmers Adopt And Nurture Rare Birds Even If They Harm The Crops!
These villagers have happily adopted the birds. That is why, gradually, this place has become a hub of rare migratory birds.
Two conservation communities from northeast India win biodiversity awards
The realisation that the community-controlled forest was home to many endemic species helped ... provide protection to all species here.
Green Toilet in my backyard
Ecosan (short for ecological sanitation) toilets are improved versions of old dry toilets that do not demand water for flushing