point out one of the achievements of the chipko movements?

Chipko movement was started in 1970’s in the Himalayas of Uttar Pradesh in order to prevent the illegal deforestation and destruction of forest and and trees. Indian villagers, mainly the women have participated in this movement. They adopted Gandhian method of Satyagraha by hugging the trees and saving them from being cut down.
Chipko movement was a simple approach towards saving the trees and conservation of the forests from being destroyed. During this movement the people used to hug the trees as to prevent them from cutting down. This movement helped local traditions, culture and the environment protection as the people could get basic neccesities from the forest such as shelter and food for the cattles. This movement also benefited in environment protection and maintaining ecological balance.  

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