Bringing home new ideas for the "green-collar economy"

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    Senior Daniel Brookshire with his internship supervisor and director of Auroville Village Action Group's WomenPower program, Ms. Anbu.

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    People gather in Auroville's Park of Unity, located in the center of the city. The golden sphere, or Matrimandir, symbolizes the birth of a new consciousness.

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    Damaged crops, such as these, occur more often near Auroville, India, because of out-of-season monsoons. Daniel Brookshire assisted with educational presentations and micro-lending projects to help farmers recover from lost crops.

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    Members of the Auroville Village Action Group review an educational poster about global warming that Daniel Brookshire created.

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    Daniel Brookshire and a village resident stand beside one of Daniel's educational displays on global warming.

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    One of Daniel Brookshire's educational displays on global warming.

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    As part of his internship, Daniel Brookshire arranged experts to address members of the Auroville Village Action Group on sustainability topics such as global warming and fuel-efficient stoves.

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    As part of his internship, Daniel Brookshire arranged for experts to address members of the Auroville Village Action Group on sustainability topics such as global warming and fuel-efficient stoves.

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    Living Routes interns build embankments called bunds to control the flow of water as part of Auroville's reforestation efforts.

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    Living Routes interns build embankments called bunds to control the flow of water as part of Auroville's reforestation efforts.

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    Indian women learn about solar panels during a seminar Daniel Brookshire helped organize for the Auroville Village Action Group.

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    Members of the Auroville Village Action Group gather for a monthly meeting.

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    Members of the Auroville Village Action Group gather for a monthly meeting.

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    Members of the Auroville Village Action Group gather for a monthly meeting.

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    Members of the Auroville Village Action Group gather for a monthly meeting.