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Tip | Environmentalist Foundation of India (EFI): Spreading the awareness and volunteer for various projects that aim at conservation

EFI is now involved in the setting up of Biodiversity parks in schools where revival of life across the taxonomy is underway. From flora to fauna these parks will house rare herbs, insects, birds and reptiles living in harmony and … Continue reading

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Encouraging centuries-old life-skills of Irulas: Eking out a living outside forests – Tamil Nadu

Janaki Lenin’s book [My Husband and Other Animals], a compilation of her popular column in The Hindu MetroPlus, offers insights into her husband Rom Whitaker’s fascination for animals, particularly snakes When he came to Madras, Rom was introduced to the … Continue reading

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Advantage of Podu (slash-and-burn) cultivation: Almost all varieties of cereals and vegetables grow in one plot – Odisha & Andhra Pradesh

A HORTICULTURE technique, some 10,000 years old and forerunner to the systematic cultivation of food crops, is still practised by tribal societies living on hills and mountains the world over and the hill areas of Visakhapatnam are no exception. Known … Continue reading

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