Ghost of the Mountains published in Nepali
Parbot Ko Pret (a Nepali translation of Ghost of the Mountains by Sujatha Padmanabhan) was published by Kalpavriksh, Himalayan Nature (a Kathmandu based NGO), and the Snow Leopard Conservancy-India Trust. The translation was done by Shri Karan Bahadur Shah. The book was released at the closing ceremony of the 17th Wildlife Week organized by the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation and its partner organisations. The chief guest at the function was the Honorable Secretary Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, Mr Nabin Ghimire
"For free dissemination"
Parbat Ka Pret Rs.40
This is a translation of "Ghost of the Mountains" that Kalpavriksh and Snow Leopard Conservancy had published earlier. Eklavya, Kalpavriksh and Snow Leopard Conservancy-India Trust have published "Parbat Ka Pret", a story in Hindi on the issue of human wildlife conflict, set in Ladakh.
The Ghost of the Mountains Rs. 100, Pp 28
The residents of Ang, a small village in the Himalayan mountains in Ladakh, wake up one morning to find an unusual visitor in their midst. The villagers are angry, very angry, and threaten to kill the visitor. A young lad of the village is the only one who feels that the visitor must be spared. What can he possibly do?
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Forests Alive! (CD) Rs. 150
Sujatha Padmanabhan, Sunita Rao and Yashodara Kundaji
This CD contains a Handbook for educators and teachers. Its contents spans issues related to the lives of the Soliga tribal community who live within the Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple (BRT) Wildlife Sanctuary in Karnataka. The CD also includes information pertaining to the BRT sanctuary and the wildlife within it.
Generously illustrated with drawings, maps, and colour foldouts, the handbook also contains descriptions of over 175 activities. Educational aids like posters, flash cards and game cards specific to the BR Hills have also been developed. The entire package can be used as part of an EE programme for students from Classes 1 to 10. It can be adapted for non-formal learning programmes as well. The book will also be of interest to teachers, environment educators, the Forest Department, wildlife tourists, NGOs and concerned individuals. While the handbook is set in the BR Hills, its contents and activities can easily be modified and used elsewhere in the country and outside.
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Kalpavriksh, Rs. 350
Sujatha Padmanabham and Yashodhara Kundaji
The cold desert landscapes of Ladakh supports numerous plant and animal species that have adapted to the region in many different ways. Much of Ladakh's Wildlife has survived until the present, offering a unique window to a special ecosystem. This fragile ecosystem is, however, threatened by increasing disturbance and degradation of the natural habitat.
Ri Gyancha, a biodiversity kit for educators in Ladakh, provides useful resource material to help implement a localised environment education programme
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