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Raika pastoralists in Rajasthan, India, herd their camels on natural vegetation and practise dairying in an animal-friendly and ecologically sound way.
The last Dokpas of north Sikkim
Multimedia story about high-altitude Dokpa yak herders in North Sikkim, India.
Credit: Michael Benanav & Monika Agarwal, Traditional Cultures Project
Conserving the future
Shiv Kumar, forest guard in the Lahaul Forest Division in Himachal Pradesh, India, works with camera traps to help conserve wildlife, especially the snow leopard. He makes posters to raise awareness of schoolchildren and interacts with Gaddi shepherds who lose animals to the leopard. (The state offers compensation for livestock lost to wildlife.) Producer: Srishti Films & Kalpavriksh for Vikalp Sangam; sponsor: Heinrich Boll Foundation.
Pastoralism is the future (Hindi)