Archive for the ‘ecological action’ Category

Corals, Starfish & Robots

Coral reefs occupy a mere 0.1% of earth’s surface but accommodate a biodiversity that is almost on par with the rainforests. Apart from the immense biodiversity, they also provide a multitude of services from coastal protection, providing habitat and food, medicinal values, […]

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Aliens, climate change & tourism: A deadly cocktail

“80 per cent of known species extinctions have occurred on islands and currently 45 per cent of IUCN Red List endangered species occur on islands.” – IUCN Islands are the abode of the world’s tallest sea cliffs, beautiful beaches, clear waters, most active […]

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IBDP Field Study on Green Living: Traditional vs. modern architecture

IBDP Field Study on Green Living:  Traditional vs. modern architecture

One Earth Foundation recently organized a Field study on Sustainable Living:  Traditional vs Modern Architecture.  Over 30 enthusiastic IBDP (First Year) students and 4 teachers from a leading International school actively participated in this full day field module in Nilgiris (Tamil Nadu). […]

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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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Ethno-medicinal system of the Nilgiri Tribes

Ethno-medicinal system of the Nilgiri Tribes

Students from a leading Bangalore school attended a workshop on Ethno-medicinal systems of Nilgiri Tribes organized by One Earth Foundation.  The objectives were to sensitize students to tribal communities and their unique knowledge systems and to highlight the need to preserve such […]

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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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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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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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