eco-tourism
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.

Indigenous-led conservation in Nagaland preserves rare wildlife

‘We want to know what animals live here and how to better protect them.’ said the local community.

On Homestays and Conservation in Ladakh – Sherab Dolma interviewed

All the women in the village feel empowered and they really like it when people come from outside, sharing news and views.

In Kashmir, an imperilled zone of peace

" ... a number of peaceful protests were organised here and in Srinagar and no incident of violence was ever reported,”

3rd edition of Pasighat Butterfly and Biodiversity Meet begins

To create awareness on the importance of butterflies and biodiversity, and of conservation at the community level.

Insect-eating bird population drops in heavily extracted Himalayan oak forests

Encourage local communities to capitalise on the increased bird tourism in Uttarakhand by setting up homestays ...

A People’s Manifesto for the Western Himalayas Mountain region, April 2019

outlines a region-specific strategy for inclusive, ecologically sound development that takes into account the fragility of the landscape.

Meet The Woman Whose Orchard Will Give Ladakh’s Stunning Handicrafts a New Home

An initiative to support all these local artisans, offer them business opportunities and help them to showcase, promote and sell their art.

IIT Alumnus From Assam Develops Bottles Made of Bamboo

Made of bamboo, this bottle comes in various sizes. It has a cork lid and can be safely kept without the chance of leaking.