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July 14, 2019

“Most of what is called growth today is waste. A sustainable human community must be designed in such a manner that its way of life, businesses, economy, physical structures and technologies do not interfere with nature's inherent ability to sustain life.” - The system...

July 14, 2019

Our impact on nature, whether it’s positive or negative, depends on the way we learn about it and interact with it. In today’s time of climate catastrophe, water crisis and vanishing ecosystems, every attention must go towards reimagining the role of school education t...

July 13, 2019

Helping children connect with nature in their locality is a gateway to build empathy in them towards the natural world. One of aims of the Environment education Awareness and Training scheme (EEAT) of the Indian Government is to provide students an opportunity to learn...

July 12, 2019

Authenticity is one of the key traits we need while working with children. Authenticity comes from lived experiences like observing a patch of land and discovering the various life forms that live in them. In the coming months, our Earth Ambassadors will be developing...

July 12, 2019

Community driven eco-clubs can be a great platform to connect children with nature during their formative years. One of aims of the Environment Education Awareness and Training scheme (EEAT) of the central Government is to promote environmental awareness among all sect...

July 11, 2019

Ending one of his sessions with this image of a waterfall from Panna Tiger Reserve, Shekar Dattatri said, “This is why I do what I do everyday. I don’t want Earth to turn into a martian landscape.”

His insightful films are timeless and a powerful tool for school eco-clu...

July 10, 2019

The ecological crisis we face needs every one of us to take up new roles to care for our planet. To do this through education, we need an enabling ecosystem that connects youth, environmentalists, school teachers and educators to reimagine the way children learn about...

February 12, 2019

Nisha , an aspiring conservation biologist, has surprised and inspired us at various moments during her YOUCAN journey. She has been a go-getter at all times and strives to give her best. A wonderful person, a promising facilitator and a storyteller in making, Nisha ha...

February 5, 2019

Suvedha and Dodli, came together with us carrying an amazing spirit to spread the good of how strongly they felt, that all of us should be responsible towards our planet. And with a simple motto of teaching each child to take one small step towards environment, they ha...

November 4, 2018

Nambi Rajan, our Earth Ambassador, is a passionate young individual, whose spirit is in the mountains. He described his second session at the Theosophical society. 

"Theosophical society is like an oasis amidst the concrete jungle of Chennai. We went there wit...

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