Articles by Varun Ravindra

Varun Ravindra is Chief Conservator at Vanantara, a forest community built outside Bengaluru, on the border of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

With rising temperatures, unpredictable rainfall and extreme weather patterns becoming the norm over the last two decades, climate change has emerged as the single greatest threat to our species' survival on our planet. In the coming decade, called the #GenerationRestoration by the UN, several individuals and organisations will do their best to alleviate the climate change crisis. Amongst a range of actions out there, micro forests are emerging as one of the most popular, decentralised and effective ways to fight climate change. Micro forests, or Miyawaki forests, are small forests in urban settings. What differentiates them from other conventional landscapes…

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