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.
Adivasis in the Bastar conflict zone are spearheading a massive conservation effort
It is heartening that despite prevailing conflicts, Adivasi people of Bastar care for their own forests and are helping other states enrich theirs.
Villagers help prevent spread of forest fire
One of the many examples where legal recognition of forest rights is leading to positive results both for people and wildlife.
Scientists say a vulture’s services worth over Rs 5 lakh
A vulture safety zone for breeding 600 birds and releasing them in the wild would cost 75% of the cost of a medium carcass rendering plant.
Sherdukpen: finding a recipe to fit the future
Enthusiastic bands of young people from this small tribal community in Arunachal Pradesh are trying to ind their future to their traditional roots