Forest dwellers in early India – myths and ecology in historical perspective

Source: “Perceiving the Forest: Early India Studies” in History (February 2001 17: 1-16)URL: https://doi.org/10.1177/025764300101700101 | Backup (PDF, 1MB) >>Date Visited: 6 November 2021 The Aryans describe their enemies as dark …

India’s tribal cultural heritage – Puducherry

“On her arrival in Tamil Nadu on August 5 [2023, President] Murmu visited the Theppakkadu elephant camp in the Nilgiris district and hailed the key role played by tribal communities …

“Adivasis no longer walk among the elephants without fear” – Human animal conflict on the rise – Tamil Nadu, Kerala & Chhattisgarh

On March 30 [2012], Kokila, an Adivasi woman, was collecting firewood with a few friends near Kozhikolly village in the Devala area of Gudalur taluk, 50 km below Udhagamandalam, when …

India is home to three of the world “biodiversity hotspots”: The Hyderabad biodiversity pledge in perspective

Source: “Red marks in India’s green report card” by Tarsh Thekaekara, The Hindu, October 17, 2012 The Hindu : OpinionAddress : https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/red-marks-in-indias-green-report-card/article4003291.eceDate Visited: 3 January 2022

eJournal | OnlyOneEarth Practical Guide & Harnessing Nature Magazine – World Environment Day (5 June) – United Nations

Earth faces a triple planetary emergency: The way out of this dilemma is to transform our economies and societies to make them inclusive, fair and more connected with nature. We …

UNESCO World Heritage tag and the need for maintaining a “plant corridor” to save the original species and vegetation of Western Ghats from destruction

Source: Raviprasad Kamila in “Support Unesco tag to save Western Ghats (The Hindu, 11 August 2012)Address : https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Mangalore/article3753612.eceDate Visited: 11 October 2020

Indigenous Knowledge Systems of the Rabha community: Protecting elephants – Assam

Source: Elephants in Ethnicity and Folklore of Rabha tribes of Assam | Tata Fellowships in FolkloreAddress: http://indianfolklore.org/TataFellowships/?p=736Date Visited: Sun Sep 11 2016 11:49:42 GMT+0200 (CEST) [Bold typeface added above for …

New light on hunter-gatherers in Narmada Valley, Indus Valley Civilisation and modern India’s cultural and linguistic diversity: Anthropological Museum Kolkata – West Bengal

A new museum in Kolkata tells the tale of how modern humans in the Indian subcontinent evolved from ancestors who arrived about 12.3 million years ago from Africa, during the …

Continuation of colonial-era forest laws and mass evictions: Historical displacement of tribals from forests – Forest Rights Act

Nitin Sethi, The Wire, 15 February 2019 State governments would have to undertake mass evictions if the court accepts a petition filed by wildlife groups. […]   If the court accepts the …