When wasteland bears fruits
A neighbourhood forest, explains Anasuyamma, spreads across 12-16 hectares (ha) and usually grows timber, fruits and medicinal plants.
Nature better off with indigenous people, indicates global report
“Recognizing the knowledge, institutions and values of indigenous peoples and local communities ... enhances... nature conservation”
Reforesting the hillsides of the Himalayas
Alaap has taken on a mountain of a challenge - restoring Himalayan native forests, involving community and engaging with government
The arrogance of the ignorant
Forests inhabited by Adivasis are some of the best conserved in the subcontinent ... and ‘indigenous knowledge’ is invaluable.
Course helps Gadchiroli tribals know their forest rights — and win a diploma
Learning how to measure their land, mark boundaries, draw up lists of forest produce and plan secure livelihoods based on these.
Smartphones to map invasive plants in Tamil Nadu
Maps of vegetation are scientifically compiled from contributions by students who get to understand adverse impacts of invasive plants.
Bhimshankar village makes the most of nature’s trail
While promoting ecotourism, the villagers try to maintain a balance between conservation, livelihood and convenience
Achanakmar women forest guidesWomen forest guides pave new paths in Chhattisgarh
Being forest guides comes organically to the women as they have been born and bred in the same forest.
आदिवासियों की हरियाली यात्रा (IN HINDI)
हरियाली बढ़ेगी, कुपोषण दूर होगा, जैव विविधता बचेगी और पर्यावरण भी बचेगा।