Here are some new stories that have blossomed from the Magic Garden. Neema Pathak writes about "How my Plants miss me when I am not around" and Arshiya Bose writes about, "The amazingness of earthworm poop!"
Do get your child to read some of the past stories from the Magic Garden
Check out his past stories in the Doon Watch Series
Just released is the new Issue of the Protected Area Update, No. 99, October 2012 (Vol. XVIII No. 5). The issues are edited by Pankaj Sekhsaria. Back issues can be browsed at the Protected Area Update section. Other Outreach Newsletters, People in Conservation, can also be accessed from the Documentation Center.
Updates and News held at CBD COP11, Hyderabad, 8-19th. October 2012.
The Kalpavriksh Environmental Action Group annouces its latest publication: The Second Act: Centre-State Conversations on Ecologically Sensitive Areas (2009-2012) by Meenakshi Kapoor and Kanchi Kohli. This publication is a study looking at the interactions between the Central and State Governments on the issue of notification of Ecologically Sensitive Areas around Protected Areas and in the Western Ghats.
The Documentation Center at Kalpavriksh brings you the updated Hindi Newsletter- People in Conservation (समुदाय व संरक्षण), The June Issue Vol 4 issue 2 and the Hindi update in the Applicability of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 (Also Called) The Forest Rights Act (FRA) To Protected Areas (PAs).
CFR Learning and Advocacy Process (CFRLAP), involves grass root level organisations and people's networks working with communities on FRA and CFR and other support groups like legal advisors and individuals involved in research. The objective of CFRLA process is to facilitate exchange of information and experiences and reinforce national level efforts for evidence-based advocacy on CFRs.
Check out the other Networks that Kalpavriksh hosts & co-ordinates