Conserving Sacred Spaces: Kanchendzonga Conservation Committee, Sikkim
Yuksom was the first village in Sikkim to ban the use of bags and bottles made of plastic in 1996. KCC's involvement has been absolutely critical in ensuring an organised, balanced approach towards ecotourism.
Community-based Homestays: Innovation in Tourism
Rural homestays are becoming a valuable source of livelihoods and sustainable tourism in parts of the Himalayas. Here are some stories of such facilities.