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)”
How mangrove nurseries are changing the lives of Odisha women & the forest around them
Mangrove forests act as natural bio-shields against the tidal surges of severe storms and protect the life and property of coastal communities
World Biodiversity Day: Why language should not be forgotten
“Tribal languages are a treasure trove of knowledge about a region’s flora, fauna and medicinal plants,"
India’s growing solar power programme could leave behind a trail of waste
A few materials used in the solar panel, like polymers, lead and cadmium compounds, are potentially environmentally hazardous.
For Flowing Rivers: A Prelude
The campaign has come as a lesson on the strength of combined effort: several NGO partners, grassroots groups, and the Forest Department.
From Lodhi Garden to your dining table: Foraging for food in New Delhi
“Most of the plants dismissed as weeds are edible and we don’t even know it. We walk past them every day ..."
Ping! Elephants ahead: reducing human-elephant conflict, one SMS at a time
Forest authorities registered over 35,000 mobile numbers for the pre-warning SMS alert system, apart from several local WhatsApp groups.
An emerging wave of environmental politics
A catchy song, a hybrid of rap, folk, Carnatic and Tamil film music. The effort is priceless; the concern is deep.
Decoding Millet-based Diet
Apart from exclusive stores, farmers’ markets and stores in small towns have ample supply of these ancient foods.