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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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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Students for Clean Forests

Students for Clean Forests

Students for Clean Forests An inspiring initiative by One Earth Foundation One Earth Foundation organized an ecological study tour for 35 students from a leading international school in Bangalore.  The students got a rare opportunity to visit several ecologically sensitive areas in […]

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