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Protection of the environment, especially the water bodies, from further getting polluted by the industrial wastes.

About the Implementing organization

Name: aalamaram

Country: India

Year of establishment: 2009

Type of organization: Legally recognized non-profit status


Mangrove saplings were imported and were planted along the banks of the backwaters and the rivers thus preventing bank eruption, water pollution, intervention of the tidal waves etc.

Nature Element

Forests / Oceans / Coasts / Wetlands / Rivers

Type of Action

Protection / Restoration / Sustainable use / Pollution prevention, clean up / Awareness and education

Sustainable Development Element

Jobs and livelihoods / Water security / Disaster risk reduction / Health / Climate action

Related Sustainable Development Goal(s)


Environmental Impacts

Due to the initiative, the water bodies were protected, flora and fauna of the water bodies and coast were also protected

Sustainable Development Impacts

Due to the afforestation process, the air and water elements were taken care of..


The project was initially commenced having in mind the welfare of the rural folk and fisherfolk of the remote rural village, Thiyagavalli. but now in 7 years the project has been expanded to more than 10 surrounding villages and the team has plans to expand the project in a wider scale.


This project can be replicated or implemented in any country with tropical climate.

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