A People’s Manifesto for the Western Himalayas Mountain region, April 2019
outlines a region-specific strategy for inclusive, ecologically sound development that takes into account the fragility of the landscape.
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,”
Meet Entomologist, Ecopreneur And Author Dr. V. Shubhalaxmi
Mobile-based applications iButterflies, iTrees, iNaturewatch Birds allowed us to work with schools to collect data on their city’s flora and fauna.
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...
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.
Kole Birders: Learning habitat conservation from the birds
Conservation understanding will naturally come with the understanding about birds.
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.
With nature for company
Merging traditional way of understanding weather with science and technology can augment adaptation to climate change too.