Ganesha

Towards an eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi

August is the month when chants of ‘Ganpati Bappa Morya’ are heard in every nook and cranny of our Indian subcontinent. Every reverent Indian knows and understands the significance of this slogan. Welcoming, taking good care and then bidding adieu to Lord Ganesha is the course of action taken throughout this festival. This God is said to bring prosperity and remove obstacles in the life of a person. Also known specifically as the God of new beginnings, this festival celebrates40

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Let us all come together to ‘outlaw’ microbeads and the pollution they cause

Have you ever noticed the tiny bits in face scrubs or the little colourful specs in a face wash? Yes? Well, these insignificant little particles have a major role to play. They are not just some other beauty formula but minuscule particles of plastic that can harm your skin, your teeth, your hair and of course the environment. There is eye-opening evidence that shows that these dead dermis removing beads are equally adept at butchering marine life and introducing harmful40

The Earth

The weaknesses and strengths of working with INDCs

The 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) that was celebrated in Paris two years ago, was part of the international political process that search to create an including framework on climate change, which looks to regulate Green House Gas (GHG) emissions in participating countries.  Starting with the  1992  United  Nations  Framework  Convention on  Climate  Change (UNFCCC),  which settled a non-binding pledge to return emissions levels to  1990 levels by  2000,  little steps have been made to achieve a  greater40

Industrial Air Pollution

The Global Air Pollution Crisis

Across the globe, people are suffocating in bouts of dense smog and extremely high levels of air pollution. Just about every country in the world grapples with pollution, no matter how rich or poor they are. But you may not be aware of just how toxic your country is. Toxic countries are mostly a man-made problem. The single largest source of air pollutants is the burning of fossil fuels such as coal and gasoline. Fossil fuels are used for heating,40

Hangul at Oak patch_Dachigam

Home Of The Last Hanguls On Earth- Dachigam National Park

Harwan inherited a jewel from before the time of the Maharajas who ruled Kashmir for its beauty and people. This resplendent heaven was the natural habitat of a rich flora and fauna restricted to the Himalayas. Zabarwan range of Himalayas provided respite to the rich spawning populace of the beloved Red Deer of Asia. This variety is one of its kind and despite efforts to make it breed anywhere else on the globe; Nature gifted this living wild to Kashmir.40

Bengal Monitor Lizard

5 Animals you’ll be surprised to Know Are the Most Trafficked in India

‘Chinkara killed by poachers’, ‘International Red Sanders, smuggler nabbed’, ‘Poachers caught with endangered turtles’ Do these headlines sound familiar? Illegal wildlife trade has increased tremendously and depleted wildlife reserve in India. After drug trafficking, human trafficking, arms trafficking, animal trafficking is the fourth-largest crime observed in the world. To avoid wildlife trafficking, we have various laws in place. The Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, Indian Penal Code and The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 are put together to protect40

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Air Pollution Levels at Delhi

With globalization, environmental issues across the world have skyrocketed. The ecosystem is witnessing a severe imbalance due to the hazards that industrialization has caused to the environment. Topmost among them are Air Pollution. What is Air Pollution? For a simple understanding, air pollution is the condition where the air is contaminated with a lot of foreign substances. These substances may be in the form of solid, liquid or gaseous substances. Such substances when present, in sufficient concentration in the air,40

Tigris River

River Linking projects: Creating Erroneous Artificial River systems or creating opportunities for development?

Indian rivers are known for cultivating world’s most populated regimes. They have been revered as Goddess for their larger role in replenishing life within their streams and plethora of services in the form of ecosystems flows. However, following the quest for crosscut developments, the consideration to other services has been subjected to a skewed vision. Despite regular reporting by Nitin Sethi, a well-known reporter with the Business times and general concern by conservationist, the policy is hell bent to make40