Reimagining Wellbeing: Villages opening spaces for Self-Governance

resisting mining ... and moving towards social, political, economic and ecological transformation

Uttarakhand’s draft ecotourism policy could threaten biodiversity

This draft policy is framed in a way that it leaves almost all the power with bureaucrats

Ecotourism in Uttarakhand: pioneer Manohar Singh Manral (conversation in Hindi)

लोग सोचें कि जंगली जानवर मेरे ही खेत में आ जाएं !

Ecology is for the People

Democracy is - citizens governing the country at all levels, most importantly in our gram sabhas and ward sabhas.

Forest Rights Act and Conservation in Korchi

The Forest Rights Act has changed the lives of hundreds of people, helping them to protect their forests and increase their incomes

Gond children learn to conserve forests

They took an oath to protect their forest. After several discussions, residents of all the adjacent villages agreed to protect the forest.

‘Giving land tenure rights to commons can prevent degradation’

“Commons are not only a safety net but provide the foundation for agriculture and livestock production systems. "

Insect-eating bird population drops in heavily extracted Himalayan oak forests

Encourage local communities to capitalise on the increased bird tourism in Uttarakhand by setting up homestays ...

Community-based Tourism in Pawalgarh

Ecotourism leads the way for conservation and better livelihood opportunities for local youth

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