The Ficus in the Tea: The fight for the lonely atti maram (fig tree)

Other than a tiger, almost all the other large mammals in the region were seen under the lone fig tree!

Naraikadu: Where citizens conserved a forest for 100 years

The conservation practises in Naraikadu have been effective - the plethora of endemic flora and fauna identified here are testimony to this.

Vembanad’s fishing community protects their fish with sanctuaries

To protect the fish resources, the traditional fishing community of Vembanad Lake has started constructing fish sanctuaries in the lake

To Respect Human Rights, The Government Should Strategise To Coexist First, Not To Evict

The Simlipal tiger reserve, Odisha, was one of the few of its kind that had recognised land and community forest rights.

Where blackbuck are dearer than sons

Some villagers think the animals increase productivity by grazing on their crops.

Don’t always go by the textbook

We need Textbooks which convey updated understanding of the issues, talk of the complexities around us and respect the intelligence of students.

Surviving through Ages

Can trees survive with roots immersed permanently in water? For hundreds of years?? And human communities have protected them?

The jungle man of Coimbatore

Did you know that the elephants as they migrate also bring a variety of plants from another region?

Knowing our rivers better before changing them

"We need to establish river monitoring systems, sharing data with scientists, farmers and fisherfolk to understand the dynamics of our river systems."

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