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bullet2 Kalpavriksh Environmental Action Group

Apt 5, Shree Dutta Krupa

908 Deccan Gymkhana

Pune 411 004



Email:  none,


Type:  NGO   

Scope:  national   

Interest in Forestry:  peripheral


Kalpavriksh believes that a country can develop meaningfully only when ecological sustainability and social equity are guaranteed, and a sense of respect for, and oneness with nature, and fellow humans is achieved.

Our Focus Areas

While Kalpavriksh has evolved somewhat organically over the past 25 years we have been consistently addressing certain aspects of the environment.

BIODIVERSITY ISSUES * The National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP)

* The Biodiversity Campaign

* The Malnad Home Garden and Seed Exchange Collective

* The Biodiversity Learning Programme


* Community Conserved Areas, India

* Forest Rights

* Protected Areas, India

* Community Based Conservation (Global)

* Conservation in the Andaman Islands

ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT * Impacts of mining in ecologically sensitive areas

* Large Dams and Hydroelectric Power

* Water Conservation

ENVIRONMENT EDUCATION * A Conservation Education Programme in the VGKK School, B. R. Hills, Karnataka

* Snow Leopard Conservation Education Programme

URBAN ENVIRONMENTS Tree Conservation Pune

Tree Conservation Delhi

Traffic issues Delhi