Tag: Chipko movement

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  • Cutting trees in fragile hills

    Cutting trees in fragile hills

    At a time that ecologists are re-emphasising the need to protect forests and trees, thousands of trees are being mercilessly chopped in the sensitive eco-zone of the catchment areas of the Ganga river in the Himalayan region. This is being done in the name of speeding up ill-planned construction work taken up without consulting local …

    June 24, 2018
  • What is Chipko Movement?

    What is Chipko Movement?

    Not many know the original Chipko Movement dates back to the 18th century

    March 26, 2018