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    India's Green Revolution on NPR

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    “In India, ground zero for the Green Revolution was the state of Punjab, which borders Pakistan and the foothills of the Himalayas.

    Ashoka Fellow Andy Lipkis in 'Dirt'

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    On April 20, 2010 PBS aired "Dirt!

    Colombian Fellow’s Wilderness Education Program is Celebrated by NOLS

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    If you live in the city, you know how difficult it can be to connect with nature and, perhaps more important, to see the impacts of our unsustainab

    In Memory of Alvaro Ugalde, Ashoka Fellow and Father of Costa Rica's National Park System

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    The global community of Ashoka mourns the loss of fellow Alvaro Ugalde who along with Mario Bazo is seen as the father of Costa Rica’s National Par

    Angelou Ezeilo: Greening Youth Foundation

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    Patricia Bustamante's environmental education program for rural Brazil brings the elderly and children together to catalogue plants, rediscover their traditional uses and create community-based nurseries and seed banks.

    Working in Nazaré Paulista, a relatively impoverished conservation area that borders on the Atlantic Forest and is a major source of water for the city of São Paulo, Suzana Padua has developed a new model for community engagement in environmental protection.

    Wigold Schäffer is developing, demonstrating and testing a new model for the operation of small farms that reconciles the preservation of secondary forests and attendant biodiversity with farmers' desires for higher incomes and improved quality of life.

    By introducing an impressive array of environmentally-friendly economic development projects to the Amazon’s most deforested region, Vitória da Riva Carvalho is proving that conservation does not have to come at the expense of economic growth. She is creating entirely new value chains around low-impact tourism, while protecting the forest and incentivizing cutting-edge environmental research and education.

    Wilson Passeto is empowering ordinary citizens to take steps to combat urban water scarcity, by providing them with a series of incentives and technical innovations to reduce their water consumption. He offers training and support to a growing cohort of “water agents,” who then help to change the habits and behavior of their friends and colleagues, fostering a major culture shift across Brazil.