Sikkim sees surge in butterfly biodiversity

What do farms have to do with butterflies?

Return of the Pearl Millet

Farmers of Pandutalav take up cultivation of an indigenous Bajra variety which has long whiskers that protect the crop from birds.

The story behind Ecoindian’s zero-waste grocery store in Chennai

Redesigning lifestyles so that all products are reused.

Hyderabad gets its first zero waste grocery store

No to Plastic! So where to have your rice, pulses, oils, cleaners, etc. packed only in paper covers, cloth bags and containers?

In the age of seed companies, free distribution aims to preserve native paddy

If a farmer collects 2 kg of Seeraga samba variety of paddy, he must repay with 4 kg of seeds after harvest.

The road to sustainability

Organic farming is more economical (cost of inputs), uses less water (no need for large dams), and produces more yield.

Exploring uncultivated greens

Grown among different varieties of millet crops, the uncultivated greens have high nutritional value.

महिला किसानों की पहाड़ी खेती (in Hindi)

जलवायु बदलाव के दौर में पहाड़ी इलाकों में परंपरागत खेती की पुनः वापिसी हुई है। जैव विविधता और पर्यावरण का संरक्षण हुआ है। महिला सशक्तीकरण हुआ है।

Minor change in your diet can reduce water use for agriculture

A switch from white meat (poultry) to mutton and other red meat and to consume melon, orange and papaya instead of grapes, mango, guava.

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