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.

Where blackbuck are dearer than sons

Some villagers think the animals increase productivity by grazing on their crops.

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