50 years since Stockholm conference, calls grow to act on fossil fuels

The conference, Stockholm+50, was held to commemorate 50 years since the first meeting held in the Swedish capital when the world initially confronted the idea that development needs to be environmentally sustainable

Restoration of ecosystem: Have tree planting efforts borne fruit?

The question of what to plant, and where to plant, and whether to plant at all should be foremost in the minds of restoration planners

5 Indian NGOs Working To Curb Climate Change

We all know that our planet is not in the best shape currently, All the unpredictable weather, air pollution, land waste and ocean waste is a clear indication of where we are at.

Revive man-made kulams of Tamil Nadu's Thamirabarani river to tackle climate change

Conservation architect Saranya Dharshini said that the Thamirabarani river course has a phenomenon of recurring flood and droughts and hence kulam structures were built along the north and south bank.

Why planting more trees is a lazy solution to the crisis of climate change

Afforestation appeals have become a clichéd call-to-action but such initiatives can be counterproductive and sideline the importance of savannas and grasslands.

Tree planting in open ecosystems has few benefits

The idea of restoration and protection of the earth’s environment instantly elicits mental images of tree planting. The greener the environment, the healthier it must be. This is also in line with the commitment by the ministry of environment, forests and climate change of the Indian government, at the United Nations (UN) Biodiversity Summit in 2020. Here, India promised to bring 26 million hectares of degraded land under restoration efforts by 2030.

Grey water to make Bengaluru greener

If all goes well, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) will soon be using recycled wastewater for the upkeep of parks and playgrounds across the city. This will be made possible through a project taken up by the Centre for Social and Environmental Innovation (CSEI), Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment (ATREE) in association with Bengaluru Apartment Federation (BAF) and

ग्राम करपावण्ड मे सामुदायिक वन संसाधन अधिकार के लिए कार्यशाला का आयोजन, ग्रामीणों ने सीखा अमचो CFR एप्प

दिनांक 03 जून,2022 क़ो बकावण्ड ब्लाक के ग्राम करपावण्ड मे सर्व समाज के आयोजन मे ATREE संस्था द्वारा वनअधिकार क़ानून 2006 के तहत सामुदायिक अधिकार और सामुदायिक वन संसाधन पे प्राशिक्षण दिया गया, प्रशिक्षण मे प्रशिक्षु  के रूप मे सर्व समाज  के प्रतिनिधि और वन अधिकार समिति के लोग उपस्थित थे, कार्यशाला के दौरान Atree संस्था के समन्वयक संतु मौर्य, कमलेश कश्यप, रूपचंद नाग और अनुभव शोरी ने सामुदायिक वन संसाधन अधिकार प्राप्त करने के लिए ग्राम सभाओ की भूमिका और CR और CFR अधिकारो के लिए दावा करने के प्रत्येक चरणों  क़ो विस्तार पूर्वक समझाया , साथ ही गांव के वन और राजस्व नक्शो क़ो देखने के लिए बस्तर वेब GIS का प्रयोगात्मक उदाहरण पेश किये, ताकि ग्राम सभाओ क़ो दावा किये जा रहे वन और क्षेत्रफल क़ो समझने मे आसानी हो सीमा विवाद की परिस्थिति उत्पन्न न हो, बस्तर प्रसाशन और ATREE के सहयोग से निर्मित एप्प द्वारा गांव का सीमांकन के लिए अमचो CFR एप्प का उपयोगिता क़ो भी समझाया, कार्यशाला के दौरान भविष्य  मे जंगल  के सुरक्षात्मक उपयोग और प्रबंधन के उदेश्यों क़ो समझने और आजीविका क़ो मजबूत करने के लिए परिचर्चा भी की गयी। कार्यक्रम के दौरान सर्व आदिवासी समाज के जिला अध्यक्ष श्री गंगा राम नाग और बस्तर ब्लाक अध्यक्ष श्री मानसिंह कश्यप उपस्थित थे।

Time to act collectively to save planet, urge scientists

An expert group, constituted by The International Science Council, the apex body of all scientific associations from across the world, along with FutureEarth and Stockholm Environment Institute, drafted a letter urging the global community to understand and act collectively to save the environment. Dr Sharachchandra Lele, distinguished professor at ATREE, Bengaluru, is the only participant from India in this elite group.

A letter to fellow citizens of Earth ahead of Stockholm+50

In 1972, at the first UN Environment Stockholm Conference, 2,200 environmental scientists signed a letter – The Menton Message – addressed to their fellow neighbours, the then-3.5 billion citizens of planet Earth, warning of the “unprecedented common danger” facing mankind.