Women living in the woods outside of Mumbai have learned to earn money with forest fruits and Warli painting, a unique tribal art. They also protect the forest by teaching city dwellers more about it.
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With Indian forests under pressure, Indigenous communities are working to preserve knowledge of their diverse and nutritious diets. In the country's cities, urban consumers are also getting a taste for the crops.
Creating new forests has been heralded as an effective way of tackling the climate crisis. Yet when it comes to drylands, lessons from the colonial era show it can have devastating impacts on indigenous wildlife.
The arrest of a young Indian climate activist on sedition charges for allegedly creating a 'toolkit' to support protesting farmers has drawn widespread outrage in India. More activists fear they may be targeted.
In many parts of the world, journalists who report acts of environmental destruction risk threats, violence and even murder. These crimes, which frequently target Indigenous reporters, often go unpunished.
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