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Sustainability is a choice – if we have the courage to make it 
September 27, 2017

Declaring 2017 as the year of Sustainable Tourism has once again served to highlight how unsustainable mainstream tourism..

India Is Weaponizing its Spiritual Tourists 
August 09, 2017

Every July, thousands of buses, trucks, cars, mules, and palanquin bearers crawl up 12, 768  treacherous feet of mountainous terrain to reach the Amarnath cav..

Caught In The Legal Mesh 
July 05, 2017
The Access to justice study was conducted in 2or6 to assess the ability of sexually exploited children to access the criminal judicial process in India...
The Report Documents How Amarnath Yatra is Used As a Right-Wing Nationalist Battle Cry By the State’ 
June 10, 2017

I remember as a kid in the month of August a few dozen buses full of Yatri

Amarnath Yatra Clashes With Burhan Wani Death Anniversary, Forces Anxious 
May 29, 2017

In exactly a month from now will begin the annual pilgrimage to...

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