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Centre for Social Markets (CSM)

April 2010: The Centre for Social Markets (CSM) is an independent, non-profit organisation founded in 2000 by social entrepreneur, Malini Mehra, to accelerate the transition to more just and sustainable societies. Their focus is on making markets work for the ‘triple bottom line’: people, planet and profit.

Wetlands International – South Asia

April 2010: In the Maldives, a mangrove-restoration programme is encouraging locals to protect wetlands and estuaries. In the Himalaya, a conservation strategy for saving wetlands is being developed.

Kenneth Anderson Nature Society (KANS)

April 2010: An unknown author once said, “If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies.” One cannot help but reflect on these words when reading about the Kenneth Anderson Nature Society (KANS).

Hyderabad Tiger Conservation Society (HYTICOS)

April 2010: “In Eturnagaram, we were spellbound by its splendid valleys and dense forest. We had explored smaller forests till then but we were experiencing the magic of a tiger forest for the first time. But even here, we could sense the changes that were slowly gnawing away at this habitat.”

Dinesh Goswami’s Prakruti Nature Club

February 2010: “My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.” Maya Angelou, American poet

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