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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Save Kamaraj Sagar Lake – Nilgiris

Save Kamaraj Sagar Lake – Nilgiris

My Nilgiris, My Pride (A Campaign by One Earth Foundation) Our campaign aims at highlighting specific, urgent and compelling local threats to the fragile ecology of Nilgiris and reaches out to members of civil society, academia and administration who can, if they […]

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World Heritage Tasmanian Forest under threat

World Heritage Tasmanian Forest under threat

Recently, I returned from a a three week trip to Australia.  During this period the Prime Minister, Tony Abbot made a rather provocative speech in Canberra that compels me to write this blog. Australia has little to boast when it comes to […]

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Ethnobotanical Study of Nilgiri tribes

Ethnobotanical Study of Nilgiri tribes

Challenging & Inspiring Educational Field Excursions by One Earth Foundation Ethnobotanical Studies of the tribes of Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu Ethnobotanical study is of immense importance with medical science.  India is one of the twelve mega-biodiversity countries of the World having rich vegetation […]

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Views from the Highest peak in Nilgiris – Doddabetta

Views from the Highest peak in Nilgiris – Doddabetta

 Students from a leading international school in Mumbai, recently visited the Nilgiris to explore the cultural and natural diversity and wealth of the region.  Among the many study modules and activities, our 42 students accompanied by 4 teachers also had the opportunity […]

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Have a rocking Year 2014 !!

Have a rocking Year 2014 !!

The people of Nilgiris & One Earth Foundation Wish everyone a Healthy and happy Year 2014

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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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