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Video & eJournal | “Biodiversity”: Inherited knowledge and its value for modern healthcare & using resources in a sustainable manner – M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation

Learn from M S Swaminathan – a world renowned scientist – how biological diversity contributes to public health, people’s livelihood and environmental security in addition to food security: his call on Indian citizens to use and share resources in a more … Continue reading

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“They do so not just for themselves but for the larger good of the country and the ecological health of the world”: In support of a syllabus reflecting Adivasi knowledge systems and ways of life

KISS is a boarding school exclusively for Adivasi children based in Bhubaneswar. Founder Achyuta Samanta is the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Lok Sabha MP from Kandhamal, Odisha. KISS houses about 30,000 girls and boys of different Adivasi communities from Odisha, … Continue reading

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Young nutritionists on “crops meant to be consumed at a particular time of the year”: The benefits of local culinary practices – Uttarakhand

With Art and Science, Two Women Are Reviving Uttarakhand’s Nutritional Delicacies Tanya Kotnala, an illustrator and Tanya Singh, a nutritionist joined hands to form Bhuli (which means ‘Little Sister’ in the native dialect of Garhwali), last year with the intention … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Glimpses from a model school run for and by Adivasi communities of the Nilgiris: Viswa Bharathi Vidyodaya Trust – Tamil Nadu

Foldscopes and the world Invisible As part of the Adivasi Maths and Science resource center activities, a workshop was held for students of grade 5 at Vidyodaya on using foldscopes to explore the invisible world. (From the left: Picture 1 shows … Continue reading

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The Shola Sky Islands in the Western Ghats: Recommendations for conservation and restoration of grasslands (Nilgiri) – Tamil Nadu

Not seeing the grass for the trees: Timber plantations and agriculture shrink tropical montane grassland by two-thirds over four decades in the Palani Hills, a Western Ghats Sky Island PLoS One. 2018; 13(1): e0190003. Published online 2018 Jan 10. doi:  10.1371/journal.pone.0190003 Abstract | Access … Continue reading

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