Carbon Stories from the Ground: Reviving community forests in Uttarakhand

Carbon Stories from the Ground: Reviving community forests in Uttarakhand
In the last 3 months

# of Climers who have supported Community Forests Project - 5130
Total Emissions removed via Climes - 50,936 kgs of CO2e

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It is that time of the year we like! When we bring you stories from the ground. And this time, it is from one of our project partners: Hasten Ventures.

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Abundance of the Commons: Reviving community forests in Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand’s Van Panchayats or Community Forests are an important part of its social fabric. From the days of the Chipko movement, rural communities have protected these commons as an essential part of their rural lives.,Over the past 5 decades due to lack of investment and over extraction, these c…

Activities undertaken in the last quarter 🌴

  • 1000 more native saplings were planted over the month of August to leverage the monsoon rains. This brings our total to 3000 saplings so far.
  • Over 25 people from the village, along with their families planted the saplings.
  • 14 locals gained employment from this phase of the project.
  • 27 native species were planted!
Next update we should have the forest pictures showing the growth!
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Stay tuned for more such carbon stories from the ground!

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