Course helps Gadchiroli tribals know their forest rights — and win a diploma
Learning how to measure their land, mark boundaries, draw up lists of forest produce and plan secure livelihoods based on these.
There are Sarus cranes in my paddy field: changing community perceptions to conserve an endangered bird
"... Farmers allow Sarus cranes to feed and breed in their fields, even though this causes some crop damage,”
Will citizen technology rescue Bengaluru’s lakes in 2019?
The kit includes instructions to test water for nitrate, phosphate, chlorophyll, dissolved oxygen and fluoride content, using the reagents provided.
A Kerala Botanist's Affair With an Unlikely 17th Century Book
Of all the plants of Malabar, what is it that “if applied on the left toe improves the clarity of vision in the right eye”?
Two museums in Mandya are saving native paddy grains from extinction
What rice varieties have a low cost of cultivation, no patents, and comparatively lower water consumption levels?
Engaging Communities in Resource Monitoring: The Political Ecology of Science as the Language of Power
Community-based monitoring can play a critical role in the empowerment of local communities and their engagement in conservation.
Sikkim’s Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve braids nature with culture as tourism expands
" Biocultural knowledge is the secret of how communities have responded and adapted to climate change and globalisation"
Forty Names of Clouds
Traditional desert dwellers, traveling mostly on foot, have an innate knowledge of this vast and differentiated land. They map it in inches