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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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Architectural marvels from different communities: Tribal Habitat, “a laboratory for various practical experiences” (National Museum of Mankind, IGRMS Bhopal) – Madhya Pradesh

This exhibitions includes the unique dwelling types of architectural marvels from different tribal communities from the Gangetic plains of Uttaranchal, lush green forest areas of North-east India, the arid region of western India, plateau region of central India, hilly tracts … Continue reading

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eBook | Remembrance, Reflection, Reconciliation and Renewal: The Bodding Symposium 2015 – Norway

Courtesy © 2016 Tone Bleie (by email, 21 September 2016) Tone Bleie (PhD)Professor Public Planning and Cultural UnderstandingDept. of Sociology, Political Sciences and Local PlanningUniversity of Tromsø – the Arctic UniversityN-9037 Tromsø, Norway Head International Research Group on Reintegration (IRGR)Member The … Continue reading

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Terra Madre festival & Youth Food Movement (YFM): In search of a participatory economic model that safeguards culture, diversity and the environment – Meghalaya

To read the original post and learn more about the founders, click here >> On November 3 [2015], delegates and dignitaries from around the world arrived at North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) in Meghalaya, India to the sound of traditional drums. … Continue reading

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An advocate for policies that recognize India’s indigenous peoples as “essential custodians of their environments”: Sunita Narain – TIME 100 Pioneers 2016

Sunita Narain | TIME 100 Pioneers By Amitav Ghosh, April 21, 2016 Clearing the air Sunita Narain’s ideas have shaped some of the key debates of our time. […] Narain has also consistently opposed the kind of elite conservationism that blames environmental … Continue reading

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