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This Family Did Not Send Their Children to School, but Taught Them by Creating a Forest

They built check-dams in the watershed, dug percolation-pits and mulched heavily to prevent soil erosion and to conserve water.

Youth of northeast India use films to tell stories about their environment and communities

The use of a visual medium helps transcend the differences in language across the northeast region

When wasteland bears fruits

A neighbourhood forest, explains Anasuyamma, spreads across 12-16 hectares (ha) and usually grows timber, fruits and medicinal plants.

Sustaining a river through young minds

A dying river is sought to be conserved by ensuring a steady stream of young, local foot soldiers involved in her protection.

Dump the AC, Use These 3 Green Cooling Solutions While Building Your Home!

"Everything we build from now onwards has to be eco-sensitive, energy efficient, cost efficient, people-centred and value-based."

Kutch’s Wagad or Kala cotton: Back from the (almost) dead

Desi cotton could replace a majority of the area that is currently under American cotton, in light of climate change-related weather vagaries...

Reviving indigenous seeds: A silent revolution in India’s rice growing states

The silent seed revolution has only begun, and Nel Jayaraman’s efforts in Tamil Nadu have triggered many seed festivals across Tamil Nadu.

Pepper helps Rabhas to live with tuskers

"The thorns of lemon discourage them and of course they do not eat pepper (unlike banana and jackfruit)”

The barefoot hydrogeologists of the Himalayan regions

"I have seen the fracture when we built the naula" said Chachaji. He then proceeded to add details to the rough sketch on the board.

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