Tag : voluntary relocation

2 months, 3 weeks ago 0
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Whether it be the Green Army or his work at SGNP, Sunil Limaye has believed that effective conservation can happen only when all affected people are involved.     He has a spider and a lizard named after him – Jerzego sunillimaye and Cnemaspis limayei (the day gecko) respectively. Perhaps he is the only forest officer, […]

6 months, 3 weeks ago 1
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The Serengeti is a vast and varied landscape, with savannah, hilly woodland and grasslands thrown in. The Amrabad Tiger Reserve in Telengana is one of the biggest parks in India. Here too, you will find a mix of dry, deciduous scrub, woodland and grassland, with what some ecologists believe are a savannah spread. If the […]

10 months, 3 weeks ago 1
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That is what businesswoman Anju works towards in her daily life. She has also generously contributed funds towards voluntary relocation and wildlife conservation. Sometimes when chance encounters turn into wonderful opportunities of service, it can make one wonder if it was, after all, really chance. For Anju too, a businesswoman and disciple of Buddhist philosopher […]

11 months ago 3
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Meet Daasi, the tribal woman from the Sollepura resettlement colony, who had no clue about farming few years ago, but is now a model farmer! Written by Manish Machaiah Daasi was a widow with ten children, living in the Nagarahole forest and eking a living from selling minor forest produce. Till an opportunity to move […]

1 year, 3 months ago 1
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Humans and wildlife live in close confines, leading to negative outcomes. Ongoing voluntary relocation of people from the sanctuary is a clear win-win solution for both. Written By Jayalakshmi K Rughmini and family are finally ‘out of the woods’. Leaving Chettiyalathur that was home for decades is not easy, but the compulsions had been too […]

1 year, 4 months ago 0
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As Nagarahole tiger reserve tribals join the mainstream, the boundaries are blurring. Written by Jayalakshmi K Small vans crammed with household stuff come bouncing along the road and into the Masthigudi relocation centre in H D Kote. The luggage also includes useful bits and pieces of the dismantled huts once lived in. This is the […]

1 year, 5 months ago 2
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When good intentions of the government are stymied by minor procedural issues Reticent Chandramathi is a gram panchayat member in Kerwase, Karkala taluk where her family is now settled. Coconut and arecanut trees surround the house and fetch the family a good revenue. More importantly, all her six sons have been educated after the move […]

1 year, 5 months ago 0
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A unique relocation package in Kudremukh National Park came with its own set of challenges. His teeth all stained with the constant chewing of betel leaf and areca nut, hair grey at a relatively young age, and a vast amount of information that he displays as he talks, the 40-something Sudhakar Shetty from the Kerekatte […]

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