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.

Meet The Woman Whose Orchard Will Give Ladakh’s Stunning Handicrafts a New Home

An initiative to support all these local artisans, offer them business opportunities and help them to showcase, promote and sell their art.

IIT Alumnus From Assam Develops Bottles Made of Bamboo

Made of bamboo, this bottle comes in various sizes. It has a cork lid and can be safely kept without the chance of leaking.

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 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.

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