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Ramesh Savalia and Suman Rathod

This article is an example of the fact that children learn best by doing. Read to find out how teachers and students from 10 rural schools in Gujarat learnt several lessons while creating medicinal plant gardens for their schools.

Biodiversity, October 2012 »

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Wildlife filmmaker and conservationist, Shekar Dattatri talks to Teacher Plus about conservation projects and how children can be initiated into it.

Biodiversity, October 2012 »

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Mamata Pandya

You don’t have to go to a forest or a national park to see animals. If you are interested, observant and concerned you can spot a lot of wildlife right in the middle of the concrete jungle you live in. Here is a glimpse of the animals you can see in your own backyard.

Biodiversity, October 2012 »

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Meena Raghunathan

Did you think biodiversity was restricted to the flora and fauna? The food that we eat is also part of biodiversity. Learn something new today about biodiversity in food through the activities in this article.

Biodiversity, October 2012 »

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Katie Bagli

It is the little things in life that give us pleasure. Read the experiences of this group of tree lovers who have learnt a lot about trees from their regular tree walks in their city.

Biodiversity, October 2012 »

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Gowri Shankar and Sharmila

What a lot nature can teach us, if only we care to listen and learn? Here are some tips and suggestions on what and how you can learn from nature.

Biodiversity, October 2012 »

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Nitya S Ghotge

India is a country that has a rich variety of domesticated livestock. But these indegenous breeds that have been serving us for centuries are now threatned with the inclusion of foreign animal breeds to satisfy our needs. Read to see why we must absolutely protect our local breed of cows, goats and buffalos.

Biodiversity, October 2012 »

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Sanskriti Menon

Living in an urban city with only shops and building around? Is nature restricted to your neighbourhood park? Find out how you can still instill in children a love for nature from this article.

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V Shubhalaxmi

Bombay Natural History Society’s Conservation Education Centre has launched many programmes and events that are helping people connect with nature. See how you can replicate some of their programmes in your own schools and localities.