3rd edition of Pasighat Butterfly and Biodiversity Meet begins
To create awareness on the importance of butterflies and biodiversity, and of conservation at the community level.
Insect-eating bird population drops in heavily extracted Himalayan oak forests
Encourage local communities to capitalise on the increased bird tourism in Uttarakhand by setting up homestays ...
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"