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Sikkim sees surge in butterfly biodiversity

What do farms have to do with butterflies?

Return of the Pearl Millet

Farmers of Pandutalav take up cultivation of an indigenous Bajra variety which has long whiskers that protect the crop from birds.

How India’s Indigenous Farmers Are Successfully Resisting Climate Change

They let at least ten species of pests, insects, ants, flies, earthworms, spiders, birds and other pollinators to thrive on their lands.

How local democracy is solving water issues in southern Rajasthan

"One of the reasons for opting for this approach is the relatively low cost of these community ponds - it cost a 10th of one under NREGA."

Vasai volunteers recharge ponds to raise water table

Traditional Water Ponds were used only for irrigation and for recharging groundwater.

In the age of seed companies, free distribution aims to preserve native paddy

If a farmer collects 2 kg of Seeraga samba variety of paddy, he must repay with 4 kg of seeds after harvest.

किसानों ने पेश की मिसाल, पक्षियों के लिए दी अपनी जमीन (in Hindi)

इस झील में 90 से अधिक प्रजाति के पक्षियों की आवाजाही दर्ज की गयी है, जिनमें 30 प्रजाति प्रवासी पक्षियों की है।

Gogabeel is Bihar's first community reserve

The whole community around Gogabeel supported every move to declare it as a reserve for birds and biodiversity.

The road to sustainability

Organic farming is more economical (cost of inputs), uses less water (no need for large dams), and produces more yield.

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