Father of Nilgiriology: Prof Paul Hockings

Father of Nilgiriology:  Prof Paul Hockings

Prof Paul Hockings is the Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Illinois, USA. He is also the Adjunct Curator of Anthropology at the Field Museum of Natural History and Editor-in-Chief of ‘Visual Anthropology’. Prof Hockings has been researching the Nilgiris, […]

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Toda Embroidery: Display counter at Taj Gateway (Coonoor)

Toda Embroidery:  Display counter at Taj Gateway (Coonoor)

Toda Embroidery:  A unique form of Traditional Cultural Expression One Earth Foundation recently set up a display counter for Toda embroidery at the Taj Gateway Hotel in Coonoor.  We take this opportunity to thank Indian Hotels and the management of the Taj Gateway […]

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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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Wishing all a Happy, Healthy & Prosperous Year 2015

   

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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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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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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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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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