Todas: The Naturalistic People
The values these people espouse are linked to the fact that their sacred homeland is now at the heart of India’s very first biosphere reserve.
With Sickle and Stick They Saved a Forest
A story of transformation of village women into an unwavering collective which can stand for its rights and for values they cherish.
Sunder Nursery in full bloom
Spaces for families to enjoy a picnic, soak in some culture at the amphitheatre, marvel at the flora and fauna and use for exercise.
Vembanad’s fishing community protects their fish with sanctuaries
To protect the fish resources, the traditional fishing community of Vembanad Lake has started constructing fish sanctuaries in the lake
To Respect Human Rights, The Government Should Strategise To Coexist First, Not To Evict
The Simlipal tiger reserve, Odisha, was one of the few of its kind that had recognised land and community forest rights.
Where blackbuck are dearer than sons
Some villagers think the animals increase productivity by grazing on their crops.
The rookery by the bay
Forest Department watchers and volunteers from villagers make stupendous efforts to protect the eggs from dogs, jackals and others
Don’t always go by the textbook
We need Textbooks which convey updated understanding of the issues, talk of the complexities around us and respect the intelligence of students.
An ancient rainforest in Kerala teaches us what we’re losing out on in our lonely cities of concrete
Life here feels like a carnival, with ... zillions of creatures feeding.