SOIL EROSION, GLOBAL WARMING, RISING FLOODS AND DRAUGHTS, RISING POLLUTION LEVELS OF AIR, SOIL, WATER AND MENTAL, SEA LEVEL RISE, GLACIERS MELTING, SPECIES GOING EXTINCT AND ENDANGERED, PRICE HIKES, GOING TOWARDS TOTAL DEPENDANCY ON PETROLEUM PRODUCE WHICH IS A FINITE SOURCE OF ENERGY, CLIMATE CHANGE, HYBRID FOOD WITH TOO MANY PESTICIDES AND OTHER CHEMICALS are continuously on the rise. Even though all of us are aware of these problems we (as people and most of the governments) are still acting as we have plenty and all the solutions!!!
Auroville (City of Dawn) is an experimental township in Viluppuram district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, near Puducherry in India. Inspired by the philosophy of Sri Aurobindo, Auroville was founded in 1968 by the Mother (Mira Alfassa) in accordance with her dream of a universal township living in harmony with itself and the wider world.
Hamro Gaun Eco village is an orphanage, 50 children live, including disabled children.
beside our houses and dormitories, there is a school for 35 poor children from the direct surrounding. furthermore there is an vocational training centre, where about 20 people a time, learning a type of job.
sewing and stitching, mushroom farming, electrical house wiring, bamboo weaving, basic computer studies, etc.
Roshni Association is an Eastern-Western Community Project in Lahore, Pakistan. Located on the outskirts of Lahore, the Roshni Village is a center where people with and without special needs come together to live and to work. It started work for special persons in 2001, and is currently looking after nearly 50 people with special needs, due to mental retardation and related handicaps. We are providing residential facility to many of our students in our two community houses. The special persons do meaningful work in our workshops, viz.
Govardhan Eco Village is an ISKCON Chowpatty (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) initiative under the inspiration and guidance of Radhanath Swami, who is the spiritual mentor at ISKCON Chowpatty, Mumbai, India. It is a farm community spread over a scenic landscape of 63 acres at Galtare, Wada situated 110 km North of Mumbai. Since its inception in the year 2003, Govardhan Eco Village has made steady progress in organic farming, cow protection, gurukul, sustainable living, alternative energy etc.
The community's main project is the reforestation of 70 acres of severely eroded land. We are working to re-create the Tropical Dry Evergreen Forest indigenous to our area. The Tropical Dry Evergreen Forest is now close to total extinction as only 0.01% survives. This is a last moment effort to keep this very rich and beautiful Forest on earth.
Ecovillage Baireni has been inhabited by indigenous Danuwar people. Bairini is a typical Danuwar village in Udayapur district located 5 km west from Gaighat, the headquarters of the district. There are altogether 60 households of which 56 households belong to Indigenous Danuwar and 4 households to so called high caste Brahmin ethnicity. There are total 210 individuals residing in the Bairini village, out of which 112 are female and 98 male. However, all of the sampled population spoke Nepali language as a means of communication.
Banka BioLoo’s solutions address the following needs/pain points of the end-user:
• Meet the need for basic, easy-to-install and hygienic human waste disposal mechanism in areas with no infrastructural facilities currently.
• Address the need for a cheaper and easy-to-operate alternative to the traditional waste disposal system.
Sapney translates as dreams in Sanskrit and forms the base of a community of artists and dreamers living in the Auroville area. We are currently co-creating Dream Surfing Art Festival, which will be held on the site in December 2009. The festival will bring people to create art through workshops, events, music, documentary screenings, music, food, drink and much more. The community aims for people to share their skills as artists and co-creators inspiring and manifesting their dreams.
Garden Villa Eco-Villages are a small Habitat of Nature loving people united by a common goal i.e.,â€œLIVE TUNE WITH NATUREâ€ where you can Live, Learn and Heal your body, while enjoying the Natural Holidays and it is a place to develop a planetary and ecological consciousness.
The village is situated at Chitwan district of Nepal and is in the distace of 200 kilometers from the Capital of the country, kathmandu.
This is a rural village in the central part of the mystical himalayan kingdom.
It has an area of 119 hactares land and homogeneous community with sound ecological back ground.
Highly populated country with very little agricultural land. Home is the place owned by the maximum population. As there very little agricultural land home production helps people for maimtaining day to day life. Conventional agriculture with high inputs of irrigation, chemical fertilizers, pesticides and weedicides etc. can not effort by the general mass. Moreover, agricultural lands are usualluy affected by floods and drought.
Generate additional positive side effects for local community, including improvement in quality of life, pollution mitigation, creation of job opportunities, awareness of Art, Culture, Wildlife Conservation and introduction of solar fencing to re start agriculture in the area etc: A total overall effect on 9 square Kilo meters with a population of 19,000 villagers in the vicinity.
garden villa eco village conceived in 9 acres,and will be spread over to 300 acres. its main focuse on Human Health[Nature Cure]Natural farming and Eco-Tour. Around 300 familis will be the members united by a comman goal i.e.Human Health .
It's a place to return! A vision , a dream of few young artists, writers, filmmakers to explore the original dream, a place to return and find ones roots. We wish to be close to the earth and experiment with the notions of work, productivity, profit, security and find what really puts limit to happiness.
•Worldwide promote Bangle Tradition & Tourism with modern Eco-environmentally Relaxation
•Creating employment opportunities at rural Bangladesh.
•Conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people for save the Earth.
Babui Eco-Resort is one of a kind in the southern coastal region of Moheshkhali Island, Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh. Cox's Bazar is known as the longest unbroken beach in the world and Moheshkhali Island is an only hilly island of Bangladesh at the coast of Cox's Bazar. A range of low hills, but the coast to the west and north is a low-lying treat, fringed by mangrove jungle. You can go to this Island by local motorboat called trawler or by speed boat. It takes only half an hour to reach this Island. You will find mangrove forests, hilly areas, salt field etc.
Presently the land is with Coconut, Mango, Cashew orchard and we would like to include cattle, fish farm and intence crop under organic cultivation. Presently only two family is settled we plan to increase it another 5 famililies.
It is not only farming. And not only educating. As well as not only exchange. It is combination of farming, education and exchange about ideas, environment friendly concepts and educating about the green life-style concept from children to adults.
It is team work, cooperative activities and sharing.
The project background:
Location :- Sri Lanka
Region: Central province
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