A pond, a community and a forest fair - The story of Mesar Van Kautik

Food festivals, trail running and mini-marathons, yoga camps, story-telling sessions and bird-watching walks lead up to Mesar Van Kautik.

Meet Taukeer Alam, the school dropout who has become one of Uttarakhand’s top birders

He handles field equipment with ease, enters field data in computer, analyses video footage of woodpeckers, initiates nature clubs in villages...

Sikkim’s Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve braids nature with culture as tourism expands

" Biocultural knowledge is the secret of how communities have responded and adapted to climate change and globalisation"

Ecologies of Hope and Transformation: Post-Development Alternatives from India (2018)

The stories in the book challenge inequality, ecological damage, centralised governance, and the currently dominant model of development.

TosaMaidan Liberation & Conservation Struggle: A successful struggle of Non-violent & Democratic means in Kashmir

Following year-long demonstrations by the local villagers, the Government of J&K made a decision. TosaMaidan was handed over to its people.

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

Maharashtra's toy train stations turn green

The solar electric supply will result in savings of Rs. 2.07 lakh per year on the power bill, besides reducing its carbon footprint.

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

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.

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