A motley crew of forest protectors
In Karnataka's Kodagu district, a group of people battling timber traders trying to exploit their region's virgin forests has earned the wrath of …
The axe and human civilisation
The use and abuse of wood is a major theme in the history of humankind according to a new book, A Forest Journey
Making science, technology serve the people
For R S Hegde, a primary school principal and rural technologist, science is useless if it remains confined to labs and libraries.
"There can be no development without women"
REACHING Doongri, a picturesque village perched 1,750 m above sea level in the Pindar valley in Chamoli district, is a daunting task. The nearest …
Chipko: an unfinished mission
In 20 years, Chipko has acquired many facets, primarily as a conservation endeavour by the poor, a struggle for local control of natural …