Vol 8 Issue 47, Nov 17, 2017 - Nov 23, 2017.

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  • Forest rules

    Forest rules

    Conservation has helped women lessen their work load at a village in Uttarakand’s Almora district. Prem Chadha and Taarika Chugh explain how a ‘van panchayat’ diktat has come to people’s aid
      Posted    05-Oct-2012    Vol 3 Issue 40
  • Spot of trouble

    Spot of trouble

    A new study has revealed alarming information on rampant poaching of leopards in India. According to the report, at least four leopards were killed in India every week in the last ten years
      Posted    28 Sep 2012    Vol 3 Issue 38
  • Ancient wisdom

    Ancient wisdom

    In Uttarakhand many still adopt a traditional farming practice of cultivating twelve grains on the same piece of land, which Jyotika Sood finds to her dismay may soon make way for mono farming
      Posted    26-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 38
  • Safety for flamingos

    Safety for flamingos

    Maharashtra to bid for UN recognition for six of its major wetlands - one of them Sewri in Mumbai, a favourite haunt of pink flamingos in winter - in order to get funds for their conservation
      Posted    07-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 36
  • Green house

    Green house

    Kolkata-based architect Laurent Fournier’s green flat in Kolkata has bunk beds, and handcrafted false ceiling made of bamboo mesh, smudged with a paste of lime and rice husk, says Sayantan Bera
      Posted    04-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 35
  • Hill conservation

    Hill conservation

    Tourism in Yuksom in Skikkim threatened to wreak havoc on locals. Shailendra Yashwant reports on how Khangchendzonga Conservation Committee has stepped in to save the hill from disaster
      Posted    17-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 33
  • Tribal wisdom

    Tribal wisdom

    Garnering the ethnic knowledge of Kani tribes, an institute in Kerala is formulating medicines, besides identifying hitherto unknown plants and herbs that are used as food, says K R Ranjith
      Posted    10-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 32
  • Bean revolution

    Bean revolution

    Prosperity has suddenly visited the once poor farmers of Goduwali dhani village in Rajasthan after they started cultivating a lesser known bean, guar. Ankur Paliwal and Jyothika Sood report
      Posted    03-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 31
  • Return of the birds

    Return of the birds

    Ornithologists and bird lovers in Odisha have reasons to cheer as at least 30 nests of weaver birds have been sighted at Dangamala Crocodile Research Centre in Bhitarkanika National Park
      Posted    20-Jul-2012    Vol 3 Issue 29
  • All for Organic

    All for Organic

    Going organic has not been a path strewn with roses for those who ventured into it. But many of them have managed to pull it up giving farmers good prices and consumers chemical-free eatables
      Posted    20-Jul-2012    Vol 3 Issue 29
  • Beating Bt

    Beating Bt

    Farmers in Vidarbha are going back to their roots, turning away from Bt cotton, with the help of Central Institute for Cotton Research. Latha Jishnu reports on the latest trend to go ‘desi’  
      Posted    06-Jul-2012    Vol 3 Issue 27
  • Nest for sparrows

    Nest for sparrows

    Businessman Rajeev Gupta from Agra is on a mission to save sparrows from extinction. In a bid to increase their numbers, he is distributing specially designed nests made of mud clay
      Posted    11-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 23
  • Reduce carbon

    Reduce carbon

    Going Green is not about making sacrifices and going back to live in the stone ages. It’s about making smart choices to reduce our carbon footprint, says Aparajithan Narasimhan
      Posted    09 Jun 2012    Vol 3 Issue 23
  • Forest maker

    Forest maker

    Mulai Kothoni is a 550 hectare dense forest created by Jadav Payeng on what was a sandbar in the middle of Brahmaputra. Hemanta Phukan visits the place that is home to wild animals and birds  
      Posted    08-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 23
  • Shoot the poacher

    Shoot the poacher

    Tigers have found a new saviour in Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray, who has announced a reward of Rs.500,000 to any forest official who shoots a poacher found killing tigers
      Posted    01-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 22
  • A dash of lime

    A dash of lime

    A PET bottle, 15 ml of lime juice and 30 minutes of bright sun light is all that you need to disinfect a litre of water. As Swetha Manian says you will need six hours of sun without the lime
      Posted    01-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 22
  • Green driver

    Green driver

    Inheriting a passion for planting trees from his grandfather who maintained a 150 acre forest, bus driver Karunanidhi has been greening villages for the past 20 years, says Sundharabuddhan
      Posted    01-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 22
  • Organic orange

    Organic orange

    The orange revolution in the country brought in its wake certain devastation until some farmers woke up and turned organic. Aparna Pallavi tells us about Wath, whose intervention was timely
      Posted    2012/05/24    Vol 3 Issue 21
  • Home for peacocks

    Home for peacocks

    People of Madhopur-Gobind, who have been caring for peacocks since 1950 when a pair of birds was brought by one of them, are happy as the village is to be made a sanctuary, says Imran Khan
      Posted    18-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 20
  • Mountain survivors

    Mountain survivors

    Activists fighting for conservation of Kashmir’s ‘critically endangered’ Markhor goat have reasons for cheer with the notification of the Tatakuti Wildlife Sanctuary, says Rajat Ghai
      Posted    16-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 19
  • Count up

    Count up

    With magnificent glaciers, lofty mountains and gurgling streams, the Great Himalayan National Park in Kullu district is seeing an increase in the population of the endangered western tragopan
      Posted    08-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 18
  • Vulture care

    Vulture care

    Setting up a restaurant for vultures was one of the ideas that Dilsher Khan came up with to save the winged predator from becoming extinct. Even if his ideas were shot down, he continues his campaign in his own ways, says Deepthi Raghunath
      Posted    03-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 18
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