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.
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.
ACT one: Anti-dam, pro-people
"... We should also start coming up with new ideas, showing alternatives (to livelihood).”
Do the youth of the mountains matter?
The social aspirations of young people across caste, class and gender want a future that is socially and environmentally sustainable and also equal
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.