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Uttarakhand

Many of Hinduism's holiest shrines are located here, including the origin of the river Ganges. Uttarakhand also hosts one of the world's most biodiverse regions, the Valley of Flowers, and India's first national reserve, the Jim Corbett Park, home to more than 200 tigers.

How the Tree-Hugging Movement Got Started in a Small Indian Village

How the Tree-Hugging Movement Got Started in a Small Indian Village

An attempt to save the trees of Reni, India, inspired an enduring term — and a movement.