Mouvement chipko

Pamela Singh, Chipko Women Hug Tree to Protect it from Being Cut in Northern Uttar Pradesh, 1994

ces femmes manifestent pour éviter que l'arbre ne soit abattu, au Bengladesh. Via Bernard Le Borgne

The original treehuggers were Indian women in the Chipko movement protecting the destruction of their village and livelihood--the trees.

The original treehuggers were Indian women in the Chipko movement protecting the destruction of their village and livelihood--the trees.

Pamela Singh, Chipko Women Hug Tree to Protect it from Being Cut in Northern Uttar Pradesh, 1994

Pamela Singh, Chipko Women Hug Tree to Protect it from Being Cut in Northern Uttar Pradesh, 1994

Chipko Movement in India (Useful Notes)

Chipko Movement in India (Useful Notes)

Article on The `Chipko movement` or `Chipko Andolan` was a forest conservation movement in India. Brief history, download PDF

Article on The `Chipko movement` or `Chipko Andolan` was a forest conservation movement in India. Brief history, download PDF

Women hugging trees, Chipko Andolan, an environmental movement, India, 1970s

Women hugging trees, Chipko Andolan, an environmental movement, India, 1970s

Maya Bhardwa, USA,  @mbhardwaj225   Maya Bhardwa is an Economic Dignity Organizer for Faith in New York, PICO National Network. In 2012, she graduated from Northwestern University with degrees in International Studies and Political Science.    ART// This is a depiction of a seminal photo of Bishnoi women of the Chipko Movement in Rajasthan, India, an ecofeminist movement dating back to the 18th century where members of the Bishnoi community risked their lives to protect their trees. This…

Maya Bhardwa, USA, @mbhardwaj225 Maya Bhardwa is an Economic Dignity Organizer for Faith in New York, PICO National Network. In 2012, she graduated from Northwestern University with degrees in International Studies and Political Science. ART// This is a depiction of a seminal photo of Bishnoi women of the Chipko Movement in Rajasthan, India, an ecofeminist movement dating back to the 18th century where members of the Bishnoi community risked their lives to protect their trees. This…

In the 1970s, an organized resistance to the destruction of forests spread throughout India and came to be known as the Chipko movement. The name of the movement comes from the word 'embrace', as the villagers hugged the trees, and prevented the contractors' from felling them.

In the 1970s, an organized resistance to the destruction of forests spread throughout India and came to be known as the Chipko movement. The name of the movement comes from the word 'embrace', as the villagers hugged the trees, and prevented the contractors' from felling them.

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