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.
Why are women neglected as conservers of biodiversity?
A keen and nuanced understanding of the role of women is needed for integration of women into the planning and decision making processes.
Remembering Dhrubajyoti Ghosh…
... a storehouse of ecological thinking and an ethical anchor that is rarely found in South Asia’s environmental landscape.
Naraikadu: Where citizens conserved a forest for 100 years
The conservation practises in Naraikadu have been effective - the plethora of endemic flora and fauna identified here are testimony to this.
Gained in Translation: Some necessary superstitions
a grove belonging to this goddess, or the woods belonging to some snake or ghost - folklore is replete with forest-saving superstitions
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.
Dhrubajyoti Ghosh: The Intrepid Ecologist and his ‘laboratory of survival’
“We count the number of millionaires, but not the millions of pickers who are active in our nation’s backyards.”
अब तालाब पेटे पर पक्षियों का हक़ (in Hindi)
बऱ्ड विलेज के रूप में पहचान को लेकर ग्रामीणों ने परम्परा बदली है. पक्षी दऱ्शन के लिए पऱ्यटकों की आवाजाही बढेगी, जिससे रोजगार की सम्भावना बढ़ेगी.
The first man to grow coffee
The homestead is spontaneously managed —the poop of loitering goats is piled up at the base of coffee plants to remedy pesky beetles.