Category Archives: Organizations

Helping end human trafficking and modern slavery – #FREEDOMFORGIRLS

71% of modern slavery victims are women and girls. With an estimated 40.3 million people victims of modern slavery and human trafficking, that’s a lot of girls around the world who are being exploited for someone else’s benefit, or treated like … Continue reading

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Sustainable use of biodiversity and associated traditional knowledge: Securing economic benefits for tribal communities – Kerala & Tamil Nadu

The book explores the possibility of sustainable use of biodiversity and associated traditional knowledge with economic benefit for the communities and countries that have conserved them for generations. By S. GOPIKRISHNA WARRIER | Read the full article >> THERE is … Continue reading

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International Museum Day celebration (9 December 2017): “Santal Culture and Tradition in the Modern World” – West Bengal

On the occasion of 4th Museum Day (অৗরিচৗলি রৗখি জগাও মাহা দিশৗতে) Ghosaldanga Bishnubati Adibasi Trust and the Museum of Santal Culture Present Celebration of Santal Culture and Tradition (সান্তাল অৗরিচৗলি উৎসব) on 9th December 2017 at 3 pm, at … Continue reading

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Updates on the Convention on Biodiversity: Conservation to be “connected to livelihood” – Hyderabad biodiversity pledge

Goa villages to document biodiversity PANAJI: Goa has become the second State after Kerala to constitute Biodiversity Management Committees in most of its village panchayats, according to Pradip V. Sarmokadam, Member Secretary, Goa State Biodiversity Board. The move is aimed … Continue reading

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Holistic, respectful and sustainable ways to the future: Student Conference on Conservation Science in Bengaluru (2017) – Karnataka

The importance of hearing stories from the other side, of voices not heard Pankaj Sekhsaria | Read the full story >> [During his presentation at the Student Conference on Conservation Science in Bengaluru in September] Madhu Ramnath, a researcher and author … Continue reading

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