Biodiversity takes center stage in Odisha’s silent valley
“BMC members were trained on their duties and responsibilities ... and they are now organizing community awareness programs”
Biodiversity heritage sites could turn out to be a lifeline for India’s conservation efforts
The voluntary character of the process implies an intricate desire within the stakeholders to preserve the land.
Why Sita matters for an Ayodhya solution
... also revering Sita as Sakti, as mother Earth, the essence of plenitude.
A People’s Manifesto for the Western Himalayas Mountain region, April 2019
outlines a region-specific strategy for inclusive, ecologically sound development that takes into account the fragility of the landscape.
Should Rights for Rivers Be on the Agenda for the 2019 Elections?
While acknowledging that recognising the rights of rivers is necessary, would it also be sufficient to bring about the ethics of caring for them?
For Flowing Rivers: A Prelude
The campaign has come as a lesson on the strength of combined effort: several NGO partners, grassroots groups, and the Forest Department.
Community-based ecotourism in Ladakh promotes positive perceptions of snow leopards
Snow leopards control the population of mountain sheep and goats, preventing overgrazing and consequently enabling water retention
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
A warning note
A song that is an ultimatum to the authorities that the community will protect what is rightfully theirs