The jackfruit man

“Jackfruit is a kalpavriksha, a tree of God. Every part of it is useful..."

When wasteland bears fruits

A neighbourhood forest, explains Anasuyamma, spreads across 12-16 hectares (ha) and usually grows timber, fruits and medicinal plants.

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.

A Kerala Botanist's Affair With an Unlikely 17th Century Book

Of all the plants of Malabar, what is it that “if applied on the left toe improves the clarity of vision in the right eye”?

Forty Names of Clouds

Traditional desert dwellers, traveling mostly on foot, have an innate knowledge of this vast and differentiated land. They map it in inches

Meet the young man who, in a small way, is doing more to save Delhi’s ecology than its politicians

The walk is conducted by the light of the full moon - people (experience) nature without ... even simple torches!

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.

महिला किसानों की बीज क्रांति (in Hindi)

मलनाड की वनस्त्री संस्था को महिलाओं और स्थानीय बीजों के साथ जुटे कार्य के लिए नारी शक्ति पुरस्कार २०१८ घोषित किया गया है!

Biodiversity plans go to the grassroots

Local bodies in Kerala will soon have a key role in biodiversity management.

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