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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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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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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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An introduction to Radio Astronomy

An introduction to Radio Astronomy

A quiz on astronomy followed by a presentation by Raminder Chowdhary (Managing Trustee) of One Earth Foundation set our visiting students up for the next days visit to the Radio Astronomy Center (RAC) run by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) […]

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Ecological Action & Community Service Projects: Enviro Trips

Ecological Action & Community Service Projects:  Enviro Trips

CAS, ESS, Geography & SUPW focused Field Excursions in the breathtaking Nilgiri Mountains by One Earth Foundation  

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The Wetlands of Chilka, its community & migratory birds: A study trip

The Wetlands of Chilka, its community & migratory birds: A study trip

Chilka lake in Odisha state  is the largest brackish water lake in Asia and the second largest of its kind in the world.  The lake and its northern  wetlands play host to hundreds of thousands of migratory birds each winter that fly in from […]

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Avifauna of Nilgiris: a challenging field project

Avifauna of Nilgiris: a challenging field project

king payday loans A challenging field study & survey on the avifauna of The Nilgiri mountains was recently undertaken by senior students from a reputed school in Mumbai.  Our participating  Geography and ESS  students were also passionate nature photographers.  Their field study […]

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