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.

A warning note

A song that is an ultimatum to the authorities that the community will protect what is rightfully theirs

Smartphones to map invasive plants in Tamil Nadu

Maps of vegetation are scientifically compiled from contributions by students who get to understand adverse impacts of invasive plants.

A pond, a community and a forest fair - The story of Mesar Van Kautik

Food festivals, trail running and mini-marathons, yoga camps, story-telling sessions and bird-watching walks lead up to Mesar Van Kautik.

Meet Taukeer Alam, the school dropout who has become one of Uttarakhand’s top birders

He handles field equipment with ease, enters field data in computer, analyses video footage of woodpeckers, initiates nature clubs in villages...

A restaurant on the India-Pakistan border is building bridges between the nations with food and art

Order daal makhani, chicken tikkas and aloo paranthas, or bakarkhani rotis, chapli kebabs and miyanji ki dal made from Lahori recipes.

Self-rule by Adivasis could end Maoism

Adivasis make 99% of the Maoist movement, and most of them are fighting to save their forest, land and dignity

Karnataka: Tradition to the rescue

“The rejuvenation of tanks and kalyanis has helped in changing the landscape in a big way. Tanks of the district are still full of water."

Do the youth of the mountains matter?

The social aspirations of young people across caste, class and gender want a future that is socially and environmentally sustainable and also equal

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