Darjeeling Himalayas gets a people-centric early warning system for landslides
All it takes for the system to work is a tipping bucket rain gauge, a rainfall threshold chart, whistle, mobile messenger and a billboard.
Scientist Returns to Promote Organic Farming In His Village
A true son of the soil who is incorporating his refined medical wisdom to transform the dynamics of rural farming
Sonam Wangcuk - winner of Magsaysay award
It’s not a conventional school, but a place to pursue practical, environmental, social and traditional knowledge, values and skills.
Heritage in every grain
"We give each farmer (signing a pledge to use organic methods) two kilos of seed; they bring double the quantity back the next year, ”
Youngster sets up zero-budget millet hotel, says should return to older eating habits
Millets need less water to grow and live on whatever rainwater they receive.
Organic Food Is a Topic of Much Debate, but What Does “Eating Organic” Really Mean?
A bottom-up movement is essential therefore to apply pressure on the powers-that-be at least over a period of a few decades.
Weaving success through organic cotton
We need to institutionalise the technology and the knowledge to deal with pests and crop diseases without chemicals.
How Maharashtra, Gujarat, Bengaluru, Chennai are tackling water crisis
“There should be recharge plans at both the micro level in houses and the macro level led by the government in parks, roads and public buildings,”
The indigenous doctors and Healers of Chhattisgarh
Knowledge and a respect for ecology still enables the local traditional healers to ensure immense faith and following by Chhattisgarh folk.