Archive for the ‘Enviro Trips’ 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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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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School Field Trip: The Magnificent Dhauladhar Ranges (Himalayas)

School Field Trip:  The Magnificent Dhauladhar Ranges (Himalayas)

One Earth Foundation recently organized an experiential Field excursion  IBDP students from one of the leading schools in Mumbai. 30+ enthusiastic students accompanied by 4 teachers participated in this 5 day trip.  The theme of the trip was “Exploring the Magnificent Dhauladhars”and […]

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Assessment of Floristic diversity in Nilgiris: Field project

Assessment of Floristic diversity in Nilgiris:  Field project

Students from a leading international school (IB Curriculum) participated in a day long field study module organized by One Earth Foundation.  The days activities included a study and understanding of native and exotic species in Nilgiris,  Wetlands and their significance,   assessment […]

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The Naduvattam Grasslands: A Photo tour

The Naduvattam Grasslands:  A Photo tour

Raminder Chowdhary from One Earth Foundation recently undertook a photo tour of the Naduvattam Grasslands in the picturesque upper Nilgiris.  The grasslands also known as Montaigne grasslands were the native land cover of a large part of upper Nilgiris.  About 70% have […]

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Masterchefs: A Culinary Fest & Competition of global cuisines

Masterchefs: A Culinary Fest & Competition of global cuisines

One Earth Foundation recently organized an educational field excursion for 20+ students from a leading IB school from Mumbai.  One of the days was reserved for our Culinary Fest – Masterchef as planned by the school and its students in advance. Our […]

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The Sigur Ghats overlooking Moyyar river: a photo tour

The Sigur Ghats overlooking Moyyar river: a photo tour

Some photos from a recent trip to the Sigur ghats overlooking the Moyyar river.  The journey started in Coonoor and we had to abandon our 4×4 jeep somewhere in the Ebbannad forest when the terrain became very steep and rocky.  A 2 hours […]

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An introduction to Radio Astronomy

An introduction to Radio Astronomy

A quiz on astronomy followed by a presentation by Raminder Chowdhary (Managing Trustee) of One Earth Foundation set our visiting students up for the next days visit to the Radio Astronomy Center (RAC) run by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) […]

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Non Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) and local communities of Nilgiris

Non Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) and local communities of Nilgiris

One Earth Foundation recently conducted a 4 day educational field excursion for 36 enthusiastic students from a leading International school from Bangalore.  Among other study modules and activities, the students got exposed to the livelihood challenges of indigenous communities and the role […]

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Ebbanad Forest & Sigur Ghats: An ecological trek

Ebbanad Forest & Sigur Ghats:  An ecological trek

One Earth Foundation organized a challenging and exciting trek in the Ebbanad forest and Sigur ghats region of Nilgiris for visiting students from Bangalore.  The native land cover of Upper Nilgiris was Shola forests and grasslands.   Over the past 150 years, […]

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