Archive for the ‘Community action’ Category

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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What legends are made of

What legends are made of

One man’s unrelenting struggle to convert a community that was poaching migratory birds in the hundreds of thousands to one that became conservators and protectors.  A tale of extreme dedication, suffering and sacrifice. The community residing in small fishing villages on the […]

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Compassion & Dedication: A Day Care Centre in Nilgiris

Compassion & Dedication:  A Day Care Centre in Nilgiris

  In a village called Aravenu on the outskirts of Kotagiri in Nilgiris, is a small 2 room day care center run by a lorry driver Shanmugam and his son Jeeva Kumar.  Shanmugam’s 8 year old son, De Silva,  died of Down Syndrome in 2008 […]

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Weather Gods innocent. Apathy of civic authorities to blame for drought like conditions in Nilgiris

Weather Gods innocent.  Apathy of civic authorities to blame for drought like conditions in Nilgiris

The anguish and suffering of the residents of Coonoor municipal area grows by the day.  For over two years now, the supply of water has been erratic and much lower than the 90 Liters per person per day requirement.  The past few […]

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Community Star 2014

Community Star 2014

One Earth Foundation for  Community Star 2014 We are excited to share with you that One Earth Foundation has won a nomination to Community Stars 2014 Awards by Metro Group.  (Metro is one of the world’s largest and most  diversified retailing and wholesale  organizations with Cash and […]

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Save Kamaraj Sagar Lake – Nilgiris

Save Kamaraj Sagar Lake – Nilgiris

My Nilgiris, My Pride (A Campaign by One Earth Foundation) Our campaign aims at highlighting specific, urgent and compelling local threats to the fragile ecology of Nilgiris and reaches out to members of civil society, academia and administration who can, if they […]

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Have a rocking Year 2014 !!

Have a rocking Year 2014 !!

The people of Nilgiris & One Earth Foundation Wish everyone a Healthy and happy Year 2014

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Immigrant labor communities in Nilgiris

Immigrant labor communities in Nilgiris

Over the past decade, there has been an influx of labor into the Nilgiris from states like Assam, Jharkhand, Bihar and Orissa.  These landless laborers come to work on the tea plantations and settle in small colonies in and around the plantations. […]

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Traditional Knowledge & Tribes of Nilgiris

Traditional Knowledge & Tribes of Nilgiris

Educational Field Trips to understand, explore and take positive action to revive dying traditional knowledge systems of the tribes of Nilgiris Over thousands of years, indigenous people around the world have lived in harmony with nature, accepted its supremacy, learned through trial, […]

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Ecological Action & Community Service Projects: Enviro Trips

Ecological Action & Community Service Projects:  Enviro Trips

CAS, ESS, Geography & SUPW focused Field Excursions in the breathtaking Nilgiri Mountains by One Earth Foundation  

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