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Disseminating environment related information to improve peoples’ livelihoods: Initiative by Kalpavriksh to collectively manage a web based clearing house – Maharashtra

RTI Clearing House Several groups and individuals across India have been using the Right to Information Act (RTI), 2005 to gather critical information in their arenas of work and advocacy. When it comes to environment, this effort has been towards accessing information related … Continue reading

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Education & Environment Books by Kalpavriksh – Soliga tribal community (Karnataka)

Forests Alive! (CD) Rs. 150 Sujatha Padmanabhan, Sunita Rao and Yashodara Kundaji This CD contains a Handbook for educators and teachers. Its contents spans issues related to the lives of the Soliga tribal community who live within the Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple … Continue reading

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Holistic, respectful and sustainable ways to the future: Student Conference on Conservation Science in Bengaluru (2017) – Karnataka

The importance of hearing stories from the other side, of voices not heard Pankaj Sekhsaria | Read the full story >> [During his presentation at the Student Conference on Conservation Science in Bengaluru in September] Madhu Ramnath, a researcher and author … Continue reading

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The Story of Space 2017 reflects “the idea of flux and fragility”: A science-meets-art festival in Panaji (Goa) – Andaman and Nicobar Islands

INSTALLATION Islands in Flux Pankaj SekhsariaCurated by Jaya RamchandaniVenue: CENTRAL LIBRARY, PATTO This installation is Pankaj’s attempt at bringing out the fragility of the state of the Andaman and Nicobar islands, with its land, and the sea surrounding it, in … Continue reading

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“The sometimes disturbing story of how we are treating our fragile islands” – Andaman & Nicobar

Books on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands by Pankaj Sekhsaria 1) Islands in Flux – the Andaman and Nicobar Story (2017) 2) The Last Wave – An Island Novel (2014) 3) The Jarawa Tribal Reserve Dossier (2010) The three books, signed by … Continue reading

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