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 warning note

A song that is an ultimatum to the authorities that the community will protect what is rightfully theirs

Making maps to protect fishing villages around Chennai

The fishermen were able to show the maps in the previous management plan as evidence that this was their workplace.

There are Sarus cranes in my paddy field: changing community perceptions to conserve an endangered bird

"... Farmers allow Sarus cranes to feed and breed in their fields, even though this causes some crop damage,”

Social Media aiding Conservation of Wetlands in Kerala

Ensuring that water quality is restored will will result in positive economic returns for the tourism industry as well as local stakeholders

The story behind the Solar Village Project Solar Initiative in Tamil Nadu's Irumbai

Depending on the traffic to the search engine, the group will install a certain number of solar panels in the village.

It’s time to tax groundwater use

For the country’s food security and for alleviating poverty, Water Conservation Fee is definitely the much-awaited reform.

Bhimashankar villagers multiply indigenous seeds

They pack one kg of a variety of indigenous seeds in cloth bags and sell them at exhibitions to encourage more farmers to cultivate them.

Meet Taukeer Alam, the school dropout who has become one of Uttarakhand’s top birders

He handles field equipment with ease, enters field data in computer, analyses video footage of woodpeckers, initiates nature clubs in villages...

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