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Is India Trying to Subdue Kashmir Through Religious Tourism? 
July 17, 2018
The Indian state under the increasing influence of Hindu nationalism is using Hindu pilgrimage sites..
“Aswachh Bharat” marks Amarnath yatra 
July 15, 2018

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June 04, 2018
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April 10, 2018

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January 29, 2018
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Canopy Tourism: Concept and Practices in the Indian Context
October 30, 2009

Canopy Tourism Concept and Practices in the Indian ContextThis presentation was made at 5th International Canopy Conference (2009), 25-31 October 2009 Bangalore, organised by Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment. EQUATIONS was one of the presenters at their Symposium on ‘Conservation, Community Development, Rainforest Experience: The Environmental, Social and Economic Values of Forest Canopy Based Ecotourism’ on 30 October 2009. The presentation shared information on canopy tourism initiatives in India. These tourism initiatives have been analysed from the perspective of people’s participation in decision making, project planning and implementation and their contribution to conservation. Case studies on the initiatives in Kerala, Elevated Walkways in Thenmala and Tree Houses in Waynad, provide an insight into this emerging form of tourism.

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Canopy Tourism: Concept and Practices in the Indian Context