To follow a 6000 km route from Ladakh (A) to Rajasthan in a clockwise direction, open the map’s menu and click on any marker. Select “Directions” and click on the zoom button for a better view; or toggle to select/deselect “View nearby capitals”.
In 2011 India’s population crossed the 1.2 billion mark according to official census figures. This means that since 1971 it has more than doubled.
How do India’s tribal communities cope with modernity and issues like climate change? Learn more by following this virtual journey, then read this article by Dr. Boro Baski >>
Tips for using interactive maps
- toggle to normal view (from reader view) should the interactive map not be displayed by your tablet, smartphone or pc browser
- for details and hyperlinks click on the rectangular button (left on the map’s header)
- scroll and click on one of the markers for information of special interest
- explore India’s tribal cultural heritage with the help of another interactive map >>
- Atree.org | Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology & the Environment (posts)
- Biodiversity | Biodiversity hotspot | Hyderabad biodiversity pledge | Nilgiri Biosphere
- Ecology and environment
- Eco tourism| Man animal conflict | Wildlife tourism
- Environmental history and what makes for a civilization – Romila Thapar
- Equations blog (Equitable Tourism Options)
- Forest Rights Act (FRA) | Legal rights over forest land
- Indigenous knowledge systems
- Information provided by Indian government agencies and other organizations (FAQ)
- Nature and wildlife | Crocodile | Elephant | Tiger | Mangrove forest | Trees
- PARI’s tales from tiger territory | People’s Archive of Rural India (PARI)
- Revival of traditions
- Sacred grove
- Shola Trust
- Success story
- Western Ghats – tribal heritage & ecology
- What is the Forest Rights Act about?
- Who is a forest dweller under this law, and who gets rights?