Kaas – Maharashtra’s Very Own ‘Valley Of Flowers’

The real heroes of Kaas are the 20-odd members of the Joint Forest Management Committee from the four adjoining villages.

Into the Wild

Forest-grown vegetables like kurdu, chichardi, halunda, chaya, kombhal, kavdar, teryachi bhaji, kate math etc. will be displayed, cooked, and sold

A 500-year-old fort is the site of a new battle-to clean it up

Like cleanliness, heritage conservation has also remained neglected. So I thought we should combine the two.

Enter the magical forest of the Nayak family!

From kokum to jaggery, from art to music, the Nayak family of Karnataka has spent their lives gathering and preserving the tribal culture of Karnataka

Sustainability is a breeze

Residents of a Kottayam town have turned a dumpyard into a roadside rural foodcourt

Sherdukpen: finding a recipe to fit the future

Enthusiastic bands of young people from this small tribal community in Arunachal Pradesh are trying to ind their future to their traditional roots

Is Responsible Tourism an Oxymoron?

Tourism policy in India is increasingly realizing the potential and need for genuinely community-run, ecologically sensitive visitation.

Can Environment and Development go together?

Are there alternative ways of meeting human needs and aspirations, without trashing the earth and without leaving half of humanity behind?

My new attitude to travel is to skip the iconic – and I thank my father for that

My father, the reluctant traveller, has shown me that what matters is only doing the things you are genuinely interested in.

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