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Friends of Trees and The Joy of the Harvest!

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Friends of Trees and The Joy of the Harvest!

The earth is our teacher, and every winter, Taru Mitra demonstrates just that through the noisy, joyous organic rice harvesting festival. The fields attached to the Taru Mitra bio-reserve in Patna were swarming with students, teachers, a group of transgender friends, and even the Bihar Minister for Agriculture. They all had sickles in their hands […]

Communities clean up Meghalaya Rivers

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Communities clean up Meghalaya Rivers

One of the good things happening in Meghalaya is that the local people are joining hands to address environmental issues. The growing numbers of community-led River Protection and Conservation movements in Meghalaya are rays of hope for the state, known as ‘The Abode of Clouds’ and for those living near the rivers. Sfter all, water […]

Nepal adds new bird to its tally!

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Nepal adds new bird to its tally!

Grey-sided Thrush, a globally endangered species of bird has been discovered for the first time in Makwanpur district, making up the total bird species in Nepal to 879. According to media sources, the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (DNPWC) under the Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation in September verified the presence of […]