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.
The Ficus in the Tea: The fight for the lonely atti maram (fig tree)
Other than a tiger, almost all the other large mammals in the region were seen under the lone fig tree!
The rookery by the bay
Forest Department watchers and volunteers from villagers make stupendous efforts to protect the eggs from dogs, jackals and others
Unique study trains eyes on 'Devrai's
NGO, forest dept assessing sacred groves across Pune divn, encouraging residents to sustain beneficial traditions.
Odisha tribal women start info centre to fight for individual, community forest rights, pending for several years
They harnessed their intimate traditional knowledge of the forest and plant species to increase the forest cover and brought streams back to life.
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
A Common Right: Defending Communal Forests in India
One of the village leaders shares the story of how they were able to protect their lands and secure the future of their community.