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The “participatory guarantee system” (PGS Organic Council): A renewed effort to sustain the lives and cultures of indigenous communities – Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve

Rich Forests: Making a living under the canopy […] PGS has been received enthusiastically in India and elsewhere. The PGS Organic Council was registered in Goa, India, in April 2011. Since then, the Government of India – under the national project on … Continue reading

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Kerala’s Scheduled Tribes

K.S. Madhavan on Kerala’s concept of public education | To read the full article in the Times of India, click here >> […] The concept of public education is based on the objective of inclusiveness. What are the consequences of … Continue reading

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New Amarambalam forests deserve better conservation status – Kerala & Tamil Nadu

T. Nandakumar, The Hindu, Thiruvananthapuram, December 12, 2012 New moss species found in New Amarambalam forests: Characterised by long, drooping primary branches, ridged leaves  – Photo: The Hindu | Researchers have named the new plant Symphysodontella madhusoodanii.

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