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Joint Forest Management and community engagement experience of Rukhal village in South Gujarat – a climate adaptation strategy

This is a descript account of Rukhal village of Dediapada taluka in Narmada district where with the help of AKRSP NGO they carried out Joint Forest Management (JFM) with community engagement 23 years ago. This article describes the positive contribution … Continue reading

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Can Faith based activity be fatal for trees and invite citizens to face severe effects of climatic changes?

Rajkot has barely 4 % green cover of its geographical area as per tree census of 2011, about 10 trees per 100 persons i.e. 0.1 tree / person which is way below national average of 28 trees per person (Canada has as … Continue reading

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Seed balls and Seed dispersal this World Environment Day 2018

With the lessons learnt from last years seed ball making and dispersal event, we had tried to modify the way we conducted the seed ball and seed dispersal event this time. Tree plantation is an easy strategy to cater to … Continue reading

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Tree Plantation drive: Earth Day 22nd April, 2018 @ Rajkot

Tree plantation is an easy strategy to cater to climate change mitigation as well as aid in climate change adaptation. A tree plantation drive was organized to commemorate Earth Day 22nd April, Sunday at Sh Vinoba Bhave Pri Govt School no. … Continue reading

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Natural Farming in the wake of climate change – a case of Bhaskar Save’s farm

India is the third largest Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emitter in the world due to its high population. The per-capita GHG emission is only 1.12 tons / person / year as compared to that of US 19.78 tons / person / … Continue reading

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