Improving the Resting Grounds of Migratory Birds with Geocycle India

Ossudu Lake Bird Sanctuary is situated about 10 km from Puducherry town and has been recognized as one of the most important wetlands of Asia by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. The lake acts as the single largest catchment of freshwater in Puducherry. As per the Bombay Natural Bird History […]

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Dzuluk – A Beauty that Needs to be Restored

Some places are so magnificent that they make you feel that God has created them to delight the human race. Situated at the altitude of 11,000 feet, Dzuluk in Sikkim, North-East India is ideal for capturing the picturesque beauty of Kanchanjunga Peak. Not just this, to enter Dzuluk, one needs special permissions from the government […]

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Nature must be used to repair broken climate

George Monbiot has recently created a short film to highlight the current climate emergency, starring Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old, who is taking the world by surprise with her moving speeches.  The film’s producer, Tom Mustill of Gripping Films, said: “We tried to make the film have the tiniest environmental impact possible. We took trains to […]

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Serving multiple causes with Trees

Worldwide, our forests are facing challenges. With every passing moment, climate change is reaching closer to its saturation. The land is losing its fertility due to chemical abuse to meet the growing demands. Current land-use patterns can no longer support regenerative agriculture.  Local communities, often the most susceptible segments, are stuck dealing with natural disasters […]

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The Role of Local Communities in Conservation

Climate change crisis has reached its heights where officially it is being changed into something called “climate emergency”. Innumerable organisations have started various initiatives to control this menace. But what needs to be given primary attention while addressing the climate crisis is – engagement and involvement of local communities. It has been proven that the […]

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Completing 10-years of ecological restoration

Grow-Trees is starting it’s 10th year of protection and restoration of ecological balance. Grow-Trees was started in 2010 on the World Environment Day (5th June) by Karan Shah and his father Pradip Shah, the founder of India’s first credit-rating agency,  CRISIL. This was the point when climate change and concepts of sustainable development had started […]

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50, 000 trees supported by DCB Bank Limited to save leopards and improve rural employment!

DCB Bank has proved that they truly value their customers by committing to create a greener tomorrow for them! They have adopted 2 projects, of 25, 000 trees each, one in the Kolar region of Karnataka–to generate rural employment and the other on the Periphery of the Sitamata Wildlife Sanctuary in Rajasthan to protect the […]

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Project Site visit- Kheda, Gujarat

Two members of the Grow-Trees.com team recently went on a site visit to our project in the district of Kheda in the Indian state of Gujarat. They discovered, first-hand, the far-reaching social impact that planting trees in this community is going to have! Last year, our corporate partner Landmark planted 26, 000 trees along the […]

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Coexistence: The Balance between Conservation and Development

The success of our project in the areas outlying Sariska Tiger Reserve in Alwar, Rajasthan is founded on the efforts of Mr. Aman Singh – environmental activist and founder of NGO (and Grow-Trees.com Planting Partner) KRAPAVIS that works toward revitalizing Orans in Rajasthan. We had the opportunity to interact with Mr. Aman Singh last week, […]

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