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Clean Water for Tribal Communities

Clean Water for Tribal Communities

Vellaricombai, a small hamlet with about 30 residents, rests on the steep slopes of the Nilgiris mountains.  The Primitive Tribal Group – Kurumbas, have called it home for millenia.  The Kurumbas have traditionally practiced art, medicine and music.  These traditional knowledge systems […]

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Plastic Free Villages: A project in Nilgiris

Plastic Free Villages:  A project in Nilgiris

An extensive survey of plastic garbage collection and distribution conducted in the villages of Soladamattam and Attadi in July 2012, culminated in the setting of an 8 Bin collection and disposal system in Dec 2012. Our students from Bangalore recognized the urgent […]

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Ecology & Culture of Nilgiris: A field Excursion

Ecology & Culture of Nilgiris: A field Excursion

medical bills loansPayday Loans In Bellflower Ca One Earth Foundation recently conducted a 5 days field excursion for senior students from a leading school in Chennai.  40 enthusiastic students were accompanied by 4 dedicated teachers.  This was an exploratory trip to understand […]

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On the Trails of The Blue Mountains – exploring the various ecological & cultural facets of Nilgiris

On the Trails of The Blue Mountains – exploring the various ecological & cultural facets of Nilgiris

One Earth Foundation and students from a leading school from Delhi (NCR) recently completed an exciting and challenging 5 day study tour covering various cultural heritage aspects and ecologically sensitive areas of the breathtaking Blue Mountains in South India.   A small […]

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Green Champions Award Winners

Green Champions Award Winners

Mrs Manju Mann (One Earth Foundation) presents the Award to Rajneesh Under the My Village, My Pride Initiative, One Earth Foundation recently acknowledged the independent efforts of 2 of our Green Champions – Rajneesh and Hritik.  The Green Champions Trophy is awarded […]

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Community Action by students at Nilgiris

Community Action by students at Nilgiris

Having participated in the  “Teach, inspire & motivate” community action project by One Earth Foiundation in July 2011, our 11th grade students from a leading IG / ICSE Bangalore school were back again to give a face lift to the  panchayat schools in Nilgiris.  […]

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Sampling, Biodiversity Index, Forestry tools & their applications

Sampling, Biodiversity Index, Forestry tools & their applications

Ecological sampling methods, Biodiversity index measurements and the use of forestry tools and their varied applications is an exciting field module offered by One Earth Foundation (OEF)for students ofIBDPandAS/A level.  This Challenging day module is conducted in the Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve in […]

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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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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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