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Article about development and campaign organisation HPSS, Uttarkashi


for bigger picture click on this photo Many communities live in the forest with their cattle for generations. They have to leave for a six dams-tunnels project.

Visit End 2011

Making the Forest Act Alive

'Whatever Small Voice We Have'

Dalit Activist in the Tauns Valley


 Sit-in demonstration villagers affected by Loharinahg-Pala tunnel project.

Overview articles and photo series about resistance


 Green house in a village for better agriculture.

Photo series about constructive work


 Cement and sand dumped on farmers' fields.

Overview articles and photo series about dams, tunnels, power


Two photos about forest fire


 In the mountains of this region the Ganga River begins.

Photo series about this beautiful area


See also: Himalayan Waters - problems and solutions (documentary, 14 minutes)
More information: Citizens' report about dams, tunnels (Word document 29 KB)
report about Dams in the Himalayas (pdf, 2900 KB)

Photos: HPSS Uttarkashi and Peasant Autonomy - Creative Commons