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Understanding how rural communities cope with climate change

An Indo-US IUSSTF workshop on on-ground impacts of climate change on agriculture and rural communities in India...more

Recognizing conservation heroes from the Himalayas

On Sacred Values and Conservation at the 10th TN Khoshoo Awards...more

Lake hygiene a religion

41-day-long plastic cleaning campaign as a religious activity ...more

Relating to wetlands

Select images from a photo exhibition, Athijeevanam 2013, speak about the relationship humans have with wetlands ...more

FRA and future forest governance

Last month, the 20-member National Forest Rights Act Committee set up jointly by the MoEF and MoTA submitted its report ...more

Debatable Wetlands Conservation and Management Rules, 2009

The first draft Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2009, if applied in its present form, will exclude local communities from any say ...more

Initiating dialogue on NEPA

In response to the Ministry of Environment and Forest’s initiative to propose a new National Environmental Protection Authority (NEPA), a group of individuals from civil society...more

Miles to go, still…

In an exercise that acknowledges individual claims under the RFRA, the government organized a land distribution programme at Yarakatte, ...more

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