UCP-SARnet has approached Tarumitra (Friends of Trees) with the intention of creating a knowledge partnership. Tarumitra, meaning "Friends of Trees" in Hindi and Sanskrit, is a student movement to protect and promote a healthy environment on Earth. Started by students in Patna, India in 1988, the movement has spread into hundreds of high schools and colleges all over India. It has over 200,000 members in over 1000 high schools and colleges. Tarumitra has also had several full time volunteers from India and abroad.