Course helps Gadchiroli tribals know their forest rights — and win a diploma

Learning how to measure their land, mark boundaries, draw up lists of forest produce and plan secure livelihoods based on these.

There are Sarus cranes in my paddy field: changing community perceptions to conserve an endangered bird

"... Farmers allow Sarus cranes to feed and breed in their fields, even though this causes some crop damage,”

Will citizen technology rescue Bengaluru’s lakes in 2019?

The kit includes instructions to test water for nitrate, phosphate, chlorophyll, dissolved oxygen and fluoride content, using the reagents provided.

15 new breeds of livestock, poultry to get registered

The cultures, agro-ecological zones, and social and economic practices across India account for its rich livestock diversity.

Meet Taukeer Alam, the school dropout who has become one of Uttarakhand’s top birders

He handles field equipment with ease, enters field data in computer, analyses video footage of woodpeckers, initiates nature clubs in villages...

A Kerala Botanist's Affair With an Unlikely 17th Century Book

Of all the plants of Malabar, what is it that “if applied on the left toe improves the clarity of vision in the right eye”?

Two museums in Mandya are saving native paddy grains from extinction

What rice varieties have a low cost of cultivation, no patents, and comparatively lower water consumption levels?

Urban birds can be the ideal ‘canary in the mine’ if we are willing to accept their signs

A strong mesh of urban birders will be able to collate data in real time and alert administrators about the health of the environment.

Engaging Communities in Resource Monitoring: The Political Ecology of Science as the Language of Power

Community-based monitoring can play a critical role in the empowerment of local communities and their engagement in conservation.

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