Knowing our rivers better before changing them
"We need to establish river monitoring systems, sharing data with scientists, farmers and fisherfolk to understand the dynamics of our river systems."
Millets farming, the Kondh Way
“Whatever I obtain from my field feeds my family, our community; the birds, the insects and the animals who visit my field. Everyone is full!”
Odisha tribal women start info centre to fight for individual, community forest rights, pending for several years
They harnessed their intimate traditional knowledge of the forest and plant species to increase the forest cover and brought streams back to life.
Arunachal monastery declares forest near Bhutan as protected zone for red pandas
The monastery officially declared about 85 sq.km of its forest land as the Mon-Lhagyala Community Conservation Area (MLCCA).
Saving the sholas: To overcome drought, Nilgiris’ forest communities return to traditional wisdom
The drought has provided the trigger for people to think and act to conserve the shola-grassland ecosystem, and some of the water sources.
Life on the water’s edge
Apparently satisfied with the state of affairs, the villagers and the crocs went back to life as usual.
The SHEN Story
How a women-led handicraft enterprise in Spiti is helping in the conservation of the elusive Snow Leopard
Fauna returns to Ameenpur lake
“Every water body from the past should be treated as a heritage body.”
Tribal crops find a haven
A tribal settlement in a Wildlife Sanctuary has turned into a treasure trove of traditionally grown, highly pest-resistant and protein-rich crops.