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
To Respect Human Rights, The Government Should Strategise To Coexist First, Not To Evict
The Simlipal tiger reserve, Odisha, was one of the few of its kind that had recognised land and community forest rights.
Where blackbuck are dearer than sons
Some villagers think the animals increase productivity by grazing on their crops.
Don’t always go by the textbook
We need Textbooks which convey updated understanding of the issues, talk of the complexities around us and respect the intelligence of students.
Surviving through Ages
Can trees survive with roots immersed permanently in water? For hundreds of years?? And human communities have protected them?
The jungle man of Coimbatore
Did you know that the elephants as they migrate also bring a variety of plants from another region?
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!”