How a Few Women Saved a Forest From Timber Mafia

Accompanied by just a dog for their safety, these determined women have been able to successfully conserve 50 hectares of forest land.

Yatra to highlight tribal way of agriculture

Minor foodgrains such as kuri, kodra, bati, baota, kang, cheena, hama, hamli and gujro have a better nutritional value than wheat.

‘Nature’s Grandchildren’

Rabindranath Tagore illuminates how metropolitan humanity’s growing alienation from the natural world drains it of vitality which it could possess ...

Holy hill gets its groves back

Snakes, lizards and freshwater turtles, and amphibians, etc. point to the rapid and thriving regeneration of the hill’s ecosystem.

Indigenous Peoples Day: Through the Lens of Women

Sensing the urgency to document traditional knowledge that elders possess, Chirhah has helped make films like ‘Millet-Securing livelihoods’

Forest Conservation and Management in Pachgaon

A small village called Pachgaon, in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra has done commendable work on forest management and livelihood generation.

Assam activist receives Green Oscar for conservation of endangered stork species

The bird has now been embedded into the local culture have also succeeded, with the hargila motif finding its way into local handloom products

Indian village beats drought, one raindrop at a time

Ralegan Siddhi has remained water-sufficient for four decades, even in the severe droughts of 2014 and 2015 that triggered thousands of farmer suic...

Melghat’s Payvihir brands its forest produce to success

Payvihir, which has a 182-hectare forest under community forest rights (CFR), has worked wonders in the last four years, showing the way for tribals.

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