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