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Kyoto Protocol & Beyond: The time to act in NOW!

Kyoto Protocol & Beyond:  The time to act in NOW!

Kyoto Protocol:  Achievements & Failures  The infographic below highlights the lack of progress made by the Kyoto Protocol in reducing carbon emissions (with the first commitment period expiring in 2012, its been 8 years now!) Sadly, understanding of the urgency to act, awareness of […]

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Clean Water for Tribal Communities

Clean Water for Tribal Communities

Vellaricombai, a small hamlet with about 30 residents, rests on the steep slopes of the Nilgiris mountains.  The Primitive Tribal Group – Kurumbas, have called it home for millenia.  The Kurumbas have traditionally practiced art, medicine and music.  These traditional knowledge systems […]

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Plastic Free Villages: A project in Nilgiris

Plastic Free Villages:  A project in Nilgiris

An extensive survey of plastic garbage collection and distribution conducted in the villages of Soladamattam and Attadi in July 2012, culminated in the setting of an 8 Bin collection and disposal system in Dec 2012. Our students from Bangalore recognized the urgent […]

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UMEED WEBSITE LAUNCHED !!!!!!!!!!

UMEED WEBSITE LAUNCHED !!!!!!!!!!

Umeed…………because every child is special All of us at One Earth Foundation & Umeed are excited to share with you the launch of our website (click on link below)                                 […]

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On the Trails of The Blue Mountains – exploring the various ecological & cultural facets of Nilgiris

On the Trails of The Blue Mountains – exploring the various ecological & cultural facets of Nilgiris

One Earth Foundation and students from a leading school from Delhi (NCR) recently completed an exciting and challenging 5 day study tour covering various cultural heritage aspects and ecologically sensitive areas of the breathtaking Blue Mountains in South India.   A small […]

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Exploring Nilgiris

Exploring Nilgiris

One Earth Foundation’s two initiatives My Village, My Pride and Umeed joined hands for an excursion to the famous botanical gardens of Coonoor, Sims Park. The Green Champions of the My Village My Pride Initiative participate in this monthly excursion where they […]

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Green Champions Award Winners

Green Champions Award Winners

Mrs Manju Mann (One Earth Foundation) presents the Award to Rajneesh Under the My Village, My Pride Initiative, One Earth Foundation recently acknowledged the independent efforts of 2 of our Green Champions – Rajneesh and Hritik.  The Green Champions Trophy is awarded […]

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My Village, My Pride

My Village, My Pride

  My Village, My Pride – an initiative by One Earth Foundation, aims to create and sustain a strong environmental stewardship ethic among young minds at the grassroot levels in the ecologically sensitive region of the Nilgiris (South India).  By working with […]

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Community Action by students at Nilgiris

Community Action by students at Nilgiris

Having participated in the  “Teach, inspire & motivate” community action project by One Earth Foiundation in July 2011, our 11th grade students from a leading IG / ICSE Bangalore school were back again to give a face lift to the  panchayat schools in Nilgiris.  […]

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