conservation
Defenders Of The Forest: How Forest Dwelling-Communities Of Gondia Are Regenerating Forests

"We know for a fact that if our forests are saved, our future generation is safe."

If Nature was our Teacher, would things be different?

Syamantak, a commune that consciously connects open learning and sustainable living in a rural space, and embodies the art of community participation.

Bringing Women to the Forefront of Sustainable Mountain Ecosystems

“Women play a key role in nature conservation, yet they often lack the inputs, technologies, training and extension services, and various enablers and linkages that can enhance the effectiveness of their efforts."

In Arunachal’s Sessa Orchid Sanctuary communities collaborate with forest officials to conserve orchids

Indigenous communities along with forest officials have given Sessa Orchid Sanctuary a makeover to bring opportunities of community focused eco-tourism.

Santosh Bai: Transitioning towards natural farming

She prefers her homemade fertilizers and pesticides like Amritpani, cow dung fertilizer and used Neem water and Akao leaves for pest control

South India’s famous Lantana elephants to raise their trunks for conservation funds

To raise awareness and funds for elephant conservation, 75 tribal artisans worked on creating elephant models from Lantana, a weed.

Plant Man Miguel Braganza on how Konkan Fruit Fest preserves food biodiversity

The motto: To preserve, celebrate and propagate the region’s rich variety of local fruits and vegetables and its corollary food heritage and culture

Folk singer & orphans rejuvenate barren land

Students walk up to a hilltop, daily, and water the sapling planted the previous day before putting a new one into the soil.

Bahuguna and the seeds of struggle in the Himalayas

Sunderlal Bahuguna may have departed, but there are many formidable repositories of diverse oral and embodied knowledge.