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Wild food festivals & Slow Food Youth Network (SFYN): The world’s most important food movement

Enjoy A Feast in The Forest In Maharashtra | Read the full story and vew more images >> A few summers ago, I visited Vanvadi forest for the first time. I had just met the environmentalist Bharat Mansata, who asked me to … 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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Guided tour – Part 5

Tribal customs attract the attention of experts in the wake of multiple threats posed to public Health and food security. Indigenous knowledge systems are being valued assets in the context Biodiversity just as Ethnobotany. This explains why distinguished scientist MS … Continue reading

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Cultivation of flora and fauna from foreign lands – solar-powered super trees in Singapore

CNN video in YouTube Published on Jun 8, 2012 The colossal solar-powered supertrees are found in the Bay South garden, which opens to the public on June 29. It is part of a 250-acre landscaping project — Gardens by the … Continue reading

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Video | Schooling the World – a documentary on the world’s last sustainable indigenous cultures

SCHOOLING THE WORLD takes a challenging, sometimes funny, ultimately deeply troubling look at the role played by modern education in the destruction of the world’s last sustainable indigenous cultures.  The controversial award-winning documentary film, “Schooling the World: the White Man’s … Continue reading

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