Residents of Sanguem block of South Goa staged a protest when the Forest department axed their hereditary betel nut trees.
In a tiny village in South Goa, people have come forward to protect the environment when the government is bending backwards to accommodate corporate interests.
In the latest state budget announced last Saturday, the government of Goa has promised to invest nearly two thousand crores for waste management. One man shows how, in the long run, getting the community on board is more sustainable that investing in expensive technology.
This World Forest Day, Goa shows India how communities can protect our precious forests