Counting sheep as grasslands shrink in Gujarat

Herds provided post-harvest manure for the fields with their dung and urine. The farmers gave the pastoralists bajra, sugar and tea.

The Dafaalis of Pithoragarh: a young tribe of nature-loving wanderers

By volunteering with the Harela Society, Pithoragarh youth have found different ways to make the conservation of nature a part of their daily lives.

How India’s Indigenous Farmers Are Successfully Resisting Climate Change

They let at least ten species of pests, insects, ants, flies, earthworms, spiders, birds and other pollinators to thrive on their lands.

Farming for Healing

What does it take to create and maintain an organic medicinal farm, in the face of rampant development?

हरवलेला रास्ता (in Marathi)

सुप्रीम कोर्टाने हा रस्ता वैज्ञानिक आधाराचा अभाव असलेला व पूर्णतः धोकादायक असल्याचा निवाडा दिला

A Road to nowhere

The road was adjudged to be completely unscientific and dangerous.

The Diverging Paths of Two Young Women Foretell the Fate of a Tribe in India

The tribe’s resilience is based on an intellectual heritage—one taught not in writing but in oral lore, manual skills, and naturalist knowledge.

How mangrove nurseries are changing the lives of Odisha women & the forest around them

Mangrove forests act as natural bio-shields against the tidal surges of severe storms and protect the life and property of coastal communities

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

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