Locking horns to save the Sacred Cow: India’s Indigenous Pastoralists Fight for Their Livelihoods and Cultural Traditions
... a classic case of community-based improvement and conservation of an Indigenous livestock germplasm.
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
Can the coronavirus save the planet?
Across the globe today there is a re-birth of radical democracy, often led by women or by youth
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. "
From Lodhi Garden to your dining table: Foraging for food in New Delhi
“Most of the plants dismissed as weeds are edible and we don’t even know it. We walk past them every day ..."
Bhimashankar Tribes Take Destiny in Hand
Empowered local villagers are curbing hunting and tree cutting, protecting forest-grown vegetables and native trees and their seeds