climate warriors in India
single-handedly managed to grow a forest across 1,360 acres in more than 40 years
‘Forest man of India’
forest conservation in Jharkhand; managed to save 50 hectares of forest
‘The Tarzan Lady of India’
Amrita Devi Bishnoi
led Bishnoi community to save the trees in 1730.
‘India’s First Environmentalist.’
Widely known for leading the Chipko movement & the anti-Tehri dam movement in the 1990s.
Led and organized the Narmada Bachao Andolan in 1985 at the age of 31
By Nayanika Phukan