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.
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.