Silent Valley Movement 

Silent Valley Movement was a movement against the state to protect Silent valley, an evergreen tropical forest in the Palakkad district of... View Article

Jungle Bachao Andolan

In the early 1980s, the Jungle Bachao Andolan took shape when the government proposed to replace the natural Sal forest of Singhbhum District,... View Article

Bishnoi Movement

Bishnoi Movement was started approximately  290 years ago (in the early part of the 18th century) in Rajasthan by the Bishnoi community. A large... View Article

Appiko Movement

Appiko Movement is one of the forest-based environmental movements in India. The movement took place in the Uttara Kanada district of Karnataka... View Article

Iranian Revolution

The Iranian Revolution was a series of events from  7 January 1978 to 11 February 1979 that ultimately resulted in the overthrow of the... View Article

What is mass movement?

Mass movement is the movement of masses of bodies of mud, bedrock, soil, and rock debris, which commonly happen along steep-sided hills and... View Article

What is a temperate zone?

The temperate zone lies between 23.5 degrees and 66.5 degrees in the north and south hemispheres. The North Temperate Zone is situated between... View Article