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Unsettling times for India's buffalo nomads

Conservation refugee

Conservation refugee

Thousands of Van Gujjars, including this young woman, were evicted from their winter range after Rajaji National Park was established in a section of the Shivalik Hills. Nomadic families were forced to settle in government-built villages and abandon their traditional way of life.

picture credit: © Michael Benanav

 

 

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