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In an impressive fossil fuels travel day, I left the Standing Rock reservation and flew to Italy for the International Slow Food gathering known as Terra Madre. A world congress of harvesters, farmers, chefs and political leaders, this is basically … Continue reading

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Umtyngngar School Children Plant 150 Saplings on WED

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As a step towards environmental pro-activism, Lamjingshai School, Umtyngngar, celebrated the World Environment Day in a small but significant way on June 5th. The NESFAS team along with Social Work student volunteers from St Edmund’s College, Shillong joined in on … Continue reading

The power of participatory video documentation – A grassroot perspective

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by Pius Ranee A few years ago, while visiting a jhum field along with two of my friends, an incident occurred that opened my eyes. To get to the jhum field we had to cross a small stream. While crossing … Continue reading

Malnad Tuber Festival

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Tubers and other root vegetables have been a part of our diet, culture and folklore for aeons. They include both domestic and wild species that have pride of place in our cuisine. Some common root crops include Colocasia (Arbi), Dioscorea … Continue reading