Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1996
This description of S.L.N. Swamy's work was prepared when S.L.N. Swamy was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1996.
S.L.N. Swamy (India 1996) has established an environmental education program that is giving rise to a population of urban Indians committed to conserving the endangered rainforests. At the same time, he has created economic incentives for the forest's tribal inhabitants to preserve their ecological heritage.
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