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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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A hill in Kanyakumari district named after Tiruvalluvar: Revered as ancient king among the Kaani of Kanyakumari district – Tamil Nadu

Tiruvalluvar, the king S. PADMANABHAN It is interesting to learn that a hill in Kanyakumari district is named after Tiruvalluvar | To read the full article, click here >> Heard of a hill dedicated to Tiruvalluvar? The Kanyakumari Historical and Cultural … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Workshop on biodiversity and ecosystem services in the Western Ghats: A rich repository of traditional indigenous culture worth documenting – Tamil Nadu

For more information on the “Dialogue workshop on Indigenous Local Knowledge” find related resources, click here >> Photos and report courtesy S. Davidson © 1 September 2016 Vital need to document the culture of indigenous people Nagercoil The tangible and intangible culture of the indigenous … Continue reading

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Sustainable resource use and Forest Conservation by the Kaani indigenous community of Kanyakumari forest in the Western Ghats – Tamil Nadu

Courtesy S. Davidson © 17 August 2016 The Kaani indigenous people live in 48 Settlements in the deep jungles, forests and hills of Kanyakumari in the biological Hot spot of the Western Ghats in India. The district receives two Monsoons and … Continue reading

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Slideshow | A celebration of tribal values and a healthy lifestyle among the Kaani community: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2015 – Tamil Nadu

Photos and report courtesy S.S. Davidson © 2015 The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples was celebrated by the Kaani tribal people at the Vellambi Tribal Settlement in Keeriparai in Kanyakumari forest, sponsored by the Tribal Foundation with the theme, … Continue reading

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