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Slideshow | Sowing seeds and organizing rallies: Santal children’s awareness building campaign on the importance of tree plantation and water preservation – West Bengal

By mid-June we used to have the rainy season and the cultivation would be over by this time in our state. Our main crop rice cultivation is fully depended on rain water. This change of weather is happening since last … Continue reading

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Tip | Check recent updates on improved living conditions for India’s indigenous communities: World Water Day held annually on 22 March – United Nations

World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. An international day to celebrate freshwater was recommended at the 1992 … Continue reading

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Video | Rainwater harvesting by the “hill dwelling” Sauria Paharia community: Compensating loss of forest cover through agriculture – Jharkhand

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> Videovolunteers | Read the full story here >>Published on Feb 7, 2017  In the hills of Jharkhand reside the … Continue reading

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Bhil communities’ success story: Reviving the custom known as “halma” to conserve water – Madhya Pradesh

Ritesh Mishra, Hindustan Times, Indore, 13-3-16 Halma has united tribes people to conserve environment and water Until now, tribes people have planted more than 11,000 trees in 110 villages, repaired more than 250 hand pumps and dug more than three dozen big … Continue reading

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Tip | Teaching children how to use a video camera: “Beyond Borders” on the universality of our need for water – Delhi

Tushar Khurana, The Hindu, Delhi, April 15, 2013 Children experiment with a variety of genres to make films on water So what do you get when you take a bunch of kids, show them some documentaries, teach them how to use … Continue reading

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