The Lost Traditions of Dressing Up in Garhwal
A young and curious student from Balyakhana village steps into the shoes of her grandmother (quite literally) as she discovers the nature-oriented ways of dressing up in her village two generations ago.
How One Man’s Vision Brought Education to a Remote Ladakhi Village
An education crusader from Ladakh's isolated Taisuru village shares his journey of starting the village's first school making education accessible to those who cannot afford it
Hooked on Fishing
A bio-diversity enthusiast from Maharashtra’s Khadki Budruk village recalls his childhood experiences with traditional fishing, and examines the need to preserve the knowledge of indigenous methods and tools
Every Drop Counts: How a Village in Maharashtra Transformed Parched Land to Lush Fields
A teacher and guide from Maharashtra’s Purushwadi village shares how collective efforts of village residents and experts helped contain the water crisis due to extreme weather conditions
No Place Like Home
A bright young man from Kerala’s Mothakkara village explains how his childhood experiences influenced his decision to stay on in his village and work locally instead of chasing opportunities elsewhere
What Does it Take to Save India’s Largest Lake?
The belief that a rising tide will lift all boats, says a fisherman-conservationist, who is part of a community setting up fish sanctuaries in Vembanad Lake
A Wild Fruit on the Brink of Extinction
A biodiversity enthusiast from Maharashtra's Khadki Budruk village reminisces about how a wild fruit defined his childhood - and why it has been fast disappearing.
The Magical Flying Lanterns of Purushwadi
A teacher and guide from Maharashtra’s Purushwadi village introduces the magical world of fireflies – and a monsoon festival to inspire their conservation
The Rise and Fall of a Great River
An ex-police officer from the Ropajani village of Himachal Pradesh writes about his childhood by the Tirthan River and the dire need to conserve it
The Forbidden Forests of Meghalaya
A social worker from Meghalaya's Chiringmagre village shares how ancient traditions and tribal culture help preserve a patch of pristine biodiversity in Meghalaya’s South Garo Hills