Toda Embroidery – a poem in black and red written with needle and thread

Toda Embroidery – a poem in black and red written with needle and thread

The skill and craft of the Toda Embroidery is experiencing a slow but sure death. What can we do to keep this alive? Embroidery is an absorbing form of cultural expression and many a times tells the story of civilization itself.  The vast […]

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Nilgiris Ecology: Threats and Challenges

Nilgiris Ecology: Threats and Challenges

One Earth Foundation organized a trek with the students from Stonehill (Bangalore) in the fragile and protected region of Avalanche in The Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve. The objective was to highlight the critical role of native shola species (flora & fauna)  in conserving […]

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My Nilgiris, My Pride – an initiative by One Earth Foundation

My Nilgiris, My Pride – an initiative by One Earth Foundation

Under its Enviro Reach program, One Earth Foundation has launched a new and exciting initiative – My Nilgiris, My Pride.  This initiative reaches out to the thousands of children in the numerous remote panchayat schools of Nilgiris and highlights the natural and cultural wealth […]

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Field Burning in The Nilgiris

Field Burning in The Nilgiris

The practice of field burning by farmers  in the Nilgiris is on the rise.  Most farmers see this as an easy way to clear their farms of plant and crop residue to prepare their lands for the next crop.  We found that some […]

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From all of us in the Nilgiris – Have a ROCKING 2011

From all of us in the Nilgiris – Have a ROCKING 2011

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2010 – Enviro Trips by One Earth Foundation

2010 – Enviro Trips by One Earth Foundation

As the year 2010 draws to a close, One Earth Foundation gives a big vote of thanks to the management, teachers and students of all schools & institutions that have participated in our Enviro Trips programs.  Your inspiring words and encouragement mean a lot to […]

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At the Rotary Club of Chandigarh – Nov. 2010

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UGC sponsored Seminar on Global Environmental Issues & Climate Change @ MCM DAV College for Women – Chandigarh

Raminder Chowdhary, from One Earth Foundation was recently invited by MCM-DAV College for Women in Chandigarh to be a guest speaker in their UGC sponsored National Seminar on Global Environmental Issues & Climate Change.  This was an excellent forum for OEF to […]

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Bees, Forest Livelihoods & our Biodiversity

The biodiversity of the Nilgiri hills, the local tribes, the bee species of apis dorsata, apis cerana and others and livelihoods are all interlinked.  Many communities have depended upon the bees, their honey and by products for livelihoods for generations. http://www.ciarageraghty.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/1/http://www.siglacomunicacion.com/priv/ligla/ One […]

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Eco Workshops – 2010

During the year, One Earth Foundation, organized numerous workshops and interactive sessions at schools and institutions within and outside the Nilgiris.  The themes have been numerous ranging from Global warming & climate change, Water crisis, rural communities – health & nutrition, Tribes & forests […]

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