Nature better off with indigenous people, indicates global report

“Recognizing the knowledge, institutions and values of indigenous peoples and local communities ... enhances... nature conservation”

The arrogance of the ignorant

Forests inhabited by Adivasis are some of the best conserved in the subcontinent ... and ‘indigenous knowledge’ is invaluable.

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.

Surviving through Ages

Can trees survive with roots immersed permanently in water? For hundreds of years?? And human communities have protected them?

मी, लोकनृत्य आणि वृक्षदिंडी (in Marathi)

आपण सर्व एकाच उर्जेचा भाग आहोत ही जाणीव बहुतेक आदिम संस्कृृतीत असलेली दिसते - एका हौशी, सोप्या वाटणार्‍या लोकनृत्यातून जगण्याचं तत्वज्ञानच उभं राहिलं.

Maharashtra seed mother pioneers conservation of native varieties

She supplies farmers with seedlings of native crops, encouraging them to switch to native varieties.

Amid fund crunch, CGNet Swara eyes shift to Bluetooth radio tech

Under the Digital India campaign, optical fibre cables are being laid at the village level. That makes it possible for “Bluetooth radio" to work.

In the sculptures of these two artists, you can see the burning tragedy of Bastar

Shantibai and Rajkumar’s works are testimonies to the plight of a people caught in a crossfire.

It is hard to Understand What is Private and What is Common

Adivasi Food Festival-2017 was a celebration of a tradition that has seen many a loss but still has refused to succumb to misfortune

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