ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The Conflict in India’s Forests: Will State-driven Expropriation Continue?

State-driven forest management has essentially been about expropriation for powerful interests. What will this mean for the Forest Rights Act under the new government?

Forest Shrines and Sacred Groves

The article delineates the life-affirming values of caring for the earth among the Kodavas in Kodagu district, Karnataka. It argues that the coffee economy under colonial rule depleted the forestland, a trend exacerbated by the post-independence economic and forest policies. The full impact of these policies are apparent from the growing conflict in the area between wild elephants and humans.
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