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Environment Heroes and Leaders Stories


    Saalumarada Thimmakka

    Posted on 20-06-2013

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    Saalumarada Thimmakka is an Indian environmentalist from the state of Karnataka. She has got her name in the history books by planting 284 banyan trees along a four-kilometer stretch of highway. She is a native of Hulikal village in the Magaditaluk of Bangalore Rural district in Karnataka. As there were lot of Ficus(banyan) trees near Thimmakka’s village, Thimmakka with the help of her husband began grafting saplings from these trees. They

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    Ritu Primlani

    Posted on 15-05-2013

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    The first in our series of Inspirational stories is that of a woman who doesn’t fail to inspire anyone who comes across her story. The numerous achievements and accolades she has amassed for her contribution to Nature conservation and awareness over the years speak of the impact she has created with her efforts. This is the extremely inspiring story of Vasu Ritu Primlani, who shows how to make the way when you have the will!Ritu Primlani, a

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    Inspirational Story

    Posted on 10-05-2013

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    The Earth’s abundant natural resources are facing their biggest test of existence in today’s era of industrialization. One of the major tasks the international community is facing in the field of conservation of resources is the conversion of committed obligations into concrete actions that need to be implemented on the ground. In this grim scenario, there are a few people among us who have donned the leaders’ hat and hav

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