Saving the sholas: To overcome drought, Nilgiris’ forest communities return to traditional wisdom

The drought has provided the trigger for people to think and act to conserve the shola-grassland ecosystem, and some of the water sources.

Regenerating sholas and grasslands

These students know that in the valleys of the high Nilgiris, the sholas hold on to rainwater like a sponge and release it through the year.

Maharashtra goes Doha for water

How the inexpensive Doha model of groundwater recharge is saving the livelihoods of farmers in Maharashtra. Doha is a low-cost, eco-friendly water ...

Chetna Andolan's "Best Ecologist Award 2016"

Participants were judged on their ability to cut grass without harming other plants, and on their knowledge of the forest.

पत्थरों में नक्काशी (In Hindi)

रेगिस्तान के पत्थरों में प्राण फूँकता एक उद्यान

A Common Right: Defending Communal Forests in India

One of the village leaders shares the story of how they were able to protect their lands and secure the future of their community.

Rural group bats for traditional farming

Farmers erect 'T' shaped bamboo poles in the paddy fields to provide birds with perches so that they can feed on the larvae of leaf-eating insects

कीट नहीं, कीटनाशक है दुश्मन (in Hindi)

कीटों एवं फसलों की पारस्परिक निर्भरता : शत-प्रतिशत प्राकृतिक एवं लाभदायक

Mangrove nurseries protect coasts and livelihoods

Mangrove plantations in coastal Odisha are not just protecting people from storms and cyclones, but also opening up new livelihood possibilities.

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