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This book is a wonderful resource about the Chipko Movement in India. Weber provides the most thorough account of the activities that I have been able to find.
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action afforestation Alaknanda Appiko ashram axemen Banj Barbe Baker Bareilly Bishnois camps catchment areas cattle cent Chamoli Chamoli district Chandi Prasad Bhatt Chipko activists Chipko andolan Chipko Information Centre Chipko message Chipko movement Chipko workers Chir pine conservation contractors cooperation deforestation Delhi demands destruction Devi DGSS DGSS workers Dogra ecodevelopment ecological economic environment environmental eucalyptus felling of trees fertilizer firewood floods fodder trees forest cover Forest Department forest-based fuel and fodder Gandhi Gandhian Gopeshwar grazing hill Himachal Pradesh Himalaya Himalayan Region HUGGING THE TREES increase India industries kilometres Kumaon labourers land landslides living Mandal marchers Mirabehn moratorium mountain nature needs non-violent officials organized padayatras plains plantations planting political population problems programmes protection Reni resin Rishikesh river road Sangh saplings sarvodaya workers satyagraha Save Forest slopes social forestry soil stop Sunderlal Bahuguna Tehri Garhwal timber turpentine U.P. Government Uttar Pradesh Uttarkashi Uttarkhand village women wood