Nature better off with indigenous people, indicates global report
“Recognizing the knowledge, institutions and values of indigenous peoples and local communities ... enhances... nature conservation”
Maha gramsabha: A Unique Initiative In Central India
Apart from resistance against mining and implementation of forest rights, what other activities are taking place at the MGS level?
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
पातालकोट में बीजों की रिश्तेदारी (in Hindi)
दहिया खेती पोष्टिक अनाज के साथ खाद्य सुरक्षा भी करेगी, जैव विविधता भी बचाएगी।
From This Wounded Forest: A Dispatch
... I’m preparing myself to dismantle the machine, and the system that supports it, before it devours the planet, my home.
The arrogance of the ignorant
Forests inhabited by Adivasis are some of the best conserved in the subcontinent ... and ‘indigenous knowledge’ is invaluable.
Women come out of the woods: collectivisation in rural Maharashtra
Gadchiroli’s women first came together to protest mining in their forests. Now, they’re calling the shots
Ping! Elephants ahead: reducing human-elephant conflict, one SMS at a time
Forest authorities registered over 35,000 mobile numbers for the pre-warning SMS alert system, apart from several local WhatsApp groups.
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.