Archive for the ‘Community action’ Category

Student Activism & Volunteering against Human Trash in Ecologically sensitive areas

Student Activism & Volunteering against Human Trash in Ecologically sensitive areas

  On a recent educational field trip in Upper Nilgiris (Western Ghats), over 30 students from a leading IB school in India were quick to recognize the immense problem of human trash in forest areas.  Their survey led them to believe that […]

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Happy & Prosperous Diwali from all of us

Happy & Prosperous Diwali from all of us

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The Todas: A photo tour

The Todas:  A photo tour

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A CALL TO ACTION: From voluntary mechanisms to mandatory disclosure

A CALL TO ACTION: From voluntary mechanisms to mandatory disclosure

  As the saying goes – what you don’t measure you cannot manage. Investors globally (individual and institutional) are showing a growing interest to support environmentally responsible companies and building sustainable investment strategies which is in stark contrast to the paucity of […]

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Preview United Nations Global Goals: 2030

Preview United Nations Global Goals: 2030

United Nations’ global goals for 2030, slated to be formally unveiled at their Social Good Summit in September. These goals were presented by U.N. Foundation’s Aaron Sherinian at the annual Cause Marketing Forum. Here they are: No Poverty No Hunger Good Health Quality Education […]

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Clear differences between organic & non–organic food: Major study findings

Clear differences between organic & non–organic food:  Major study findings

Many of us have made an effort to pick fruits and vegetables from the organic section of our grocery store, with the blind belief that we were doing something good for our bodies and the environment.  The topic of whether organically grown […]

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Arsh: The need for preservation

Arsh:  The need for preservation

Toda Architecture:  Need for preservation A field study by IB – Diploma students by One Earth Foundation   Arsh:  The Toda hut is rapidly disappearing from Toda Munds in the Nilgiris.  Many villages still have a few remaining huts but most are […]

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One Earth Foundation’s project among Top 10 presented at India CSR Summit – New Delhi

One Earth Foundation’s project among Top 10 presented at India CSR Summit – New Delhi

  The 10 shortlisted entries after the two-stage evaluation process for ‘IdeaPitch’ Presentation in ‘India CSR Summit 2014’ All India Institute of Local Self Government Pune: Menstrual Hygiene Management: creating Enabling Environment in Schools for Privacy, Dignity and Education for Adolescent Girl […]

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Once a Scenic Spot, Now a garbage mound

Once a Scenic Spot, Now a garbage mound

Today’s Paper » NATIONAL » TAMIL NADU Published: August 17, 2014 00:00 IST | Updated: August 17, 2014 05:32 IST Once a scenic spot, now a garbage mound D. Radhakrishnan Garbage heap atop a hill at Ottupatrai near Coonoor.- Photo: Special Arrangement […]

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Clean Forest Warriors

Clean Forest Warriors

High school students from a leading school of Chennai visited The Nilgiris on an ecological / adventure outbound trip.  On the very first day One Earth Foundation organized a acclimatization walk from the Bandomai road to Yeddapalli village.  The students noticed that […]

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