Bhimshankar village makes the most of nature’s trail
While promoting ecotourism, the villagers try to maintain a balance between conservation, livelihood and convenience
Delhi's social Butterflies: Why the city's citizen scientists are counting butterflies in crowded residential areas
They flutter like eyelashes, dip like fish, or float languidly in an undulating rhythm that is mesmerising to watch, like ripples on a lake.
Kole Birders: Learning habitat conservation from the birds
Conservation understanding will naturally come with the understanding about birds.
Forty Names of Clouds
Traditional desert dwellers, traveling mostly on foot, have an innate knowledge of this vast and differentiated land. They map it in inches
Cross-border environmentalism and the future of South Asia
"When will New Delhi rise to connect the dots between representative democracy and ecological sanity?"
Two conservation communities from northeast India win biodiversity awards
The realisation that the community-controlled forest was home to many endemic species helped ... provide protection to all species here.
The Ficus in the Tea: The fight for the lonely atti maram (fig tree)
Other than a tiger, almost all the other large mammals in the region were seen under the lone fig tree!
Naraikadu: Where citizens conserved a forest for 100 years
The conservation practises in Naraikadu have been effective - the plethora of endemic flora and fauna identified here are testimony to this.
Vembanad’s fishing community protects their fish with sanctuaries
To protect the fish resources, the traditional fishing community of Vembanad Lake has started constructing fish sanctuaries in the lake