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“When your neighbour is a tiger”: A healthy ecosystem involves tribal communities as tigers thrive in areas inhabited by people – World Tiger Day 2020

Picture a world where tigers are a distant memory. Majestic beasts of old legends and fairytales, that later generations will never get to witness. With development projects encroaching deeper into their natural habitats, this scenario is not too far from … Continue reading

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“Celebrate biodiversity”: World Environment Day 2020 – Western Ghats

This year was a World Environment Day unlike any other; government leaders, scientists, celebrities and more came together for a virtual celebration and discussion, organized by the Government of Colombia) highlighting the complex environmental issues our planet faces. Looking at the world … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Food producers turned consumers – Western Ghats

The impact of COVID 19 is such that the indigenous people – once “food producers” in their own right – have become “food consumers”. Due to falling food production they are now wholly dependant on food items in markets. The … Continue reading

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Food culture of Kani tribe in the Western Ghats of Kanyakumari district – Tamil Nadu

We thank you for your benevolence and charitable disposition towards the tribal people, that by your support our volunteers were able to reach Kalaparai and other places which are usually unreachable places situated at the peak beyond the Pechiparai dam, … Continue reading

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International Flamingo Day: Devoted to protecting the health of ecosystems – Tamil Nadu

Dear Friends, We are well and hope the same with you, family and associates and thinking of your work and those lacking a voice, proper respect, representation and those who are affected by the pandemic. Our routine environmental activities came … Continue reading

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