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South Asian Development NewsOct 04, 2015
Green Activist Pokkudan Passes Away

Noted Indian environmentalist Kallen Pokkudan, known for his crusade against destruction of mangroves, died recently. He ...

Celebrateing the Birth of a Girl Child

Piplantri in Rajasthan has embraced its daughters and created a tradition that benefits both the local ...

Reinventing the Wheel to Deal with Waste

Anu chose the use of old and waste tyre materials, cords made of waste aluminium foil ...

NGOs That are Lifitng Spirits Up

Many NGOs and organizations for social change have mushroomed in India in the previous decade but ...

Transforming Lives through Farming in West Bengal

Landesa is a program in West Bengal, India to provide half a million landless families with ...

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Guardians of the Ghats
800 acres of forests in Western Ghats in the village of Umre are under conservation agreements in return for financial compensation.

Car Free Tuesdays in Gurgaon
The idea is to give an experience of car-free streets to the people and persuade them to use sustainable modes of transport. It will save an average of 2.6 kg of greenhouse gas emissions per person per day.

A Forest Revolutionary
Sumoni Jhodia sits outside her hut in Siriguda village. There is no trace of garbage around as far as the eye can see. Every home composts its waste. Siriguda has a school, a community hall, a fair price shop and a dam that they built themselves across a stream.

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