Snehakunja Trust

主要事实

Equator Prize Winner: 2021
Year of establishment: 1976
Location: Uttara Kannada, Karnataka 581342, India
Ecosystem: Forests, Wetlands and rivers

Snehakunja Trust has protected sensitive wetland and coastal ecosystems in the Western Ghats and the Karnataka coast for 45 years. With a focus on community-based restoration and conservation, this organization provides essential solutions to the climate crisis. It has supported hundreds of self-help groups and village forest committees to sustainably manage resources based on traditional knowledge, implement natural farming techniques, use clean energy, promote entrepreneurship, and provide community health services. The restoration and protection of freshwater swamps and evergreen forests safeguards endangered species, keeps significant carbon sinks intact, and maintains critical aquifers for Indigenous communities. Restoring 375 hectares of mangroves, Snehakunja Trust is currently piloting the first blue carbon project in India.

联系信息

Narasimha Hegde
Secretary
secretary@snehakunja.org
https://snehakunja.org/

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生物多样性保护
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生物多样性保护
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主要事实

Equator Prize Winner: 2021
Year of establishment: 1976
Location: Uttara Kannada, Karnataka 581342, India
Ecosystem: Forests, Wetlands and rivers

Snehakunja Trust has protected sensitive wetland and coastal ecosystems in the Western Ghats and the Karnataka coast for 45 years. With a focus on community-based restoration and conservation, this organization provides essential solutions to the climate crisis. It has supported hundreds of self-help groups and village forest committees to sustainably manage resources based on traditional knowledge, implement natural farming techniques, use clean energy, promote entrepreneurship, and provide community health services. The restoration and protection of freshwater swamps and evergreen forests safeguards endangered species, keeps significant carbon sinks intact, and maintains critical aquifers for Indigenous communities. Restoring 375 hectares of mangroves, Snehakunja Trust is currently piloting the first blue carbon project in India.

联系信息

Narasimha Hegde
Secretary
https://snehakunja.org/