The Wednesday quake measuring 4.2 on Richter Scale reminded us that the city is located in Seismic Zone IV and lies among high-risk areas in terms of earthquake frequency and intensity.
The Nation today is going through a slow and steady transformation, one that we all should feel lucky to be witnessing.
As India played the global host to World Environment Day 2011, the nation came together to celebrate the day and inspire billions of people across the world for committing themselves to green living and environmental protection. Delhi Greens also participated in the rally and launched an year long Earth-O-Care campaign during the Green Walkathon.
The following is an interview of Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh by the UNEP’s Director of Communications Satinder Bindra where the Minister reassures India’s commitment towards the environment.
Dr. B.C. Sabata, Sr. Scientific Officer in the Environment Dept. of the GNCT of Delhi and In-Charge of the Eco Clubs Programme shares his views on Youth and Environment on the occasion of WED 2011.
It is that time of the year when activities carried out towards environment protection climax, and rejuvenate with even greater enthusiasm. As the calendar changes to the month of June, concerned people from around the world await the 5th date of the month to be celebrated as the World Environment […]
India is hosting the eleventh Conference of the Parties (CoP-11) to the Convention on Biological Diversity which will be the first CoP in the UNDB giving India the opportunity to take the world into a more diverse future!
The Roshni initiative, which was launched in 2008 has been an effort to help and equip the residents of the President’s Estate to live in harmony with nature.
In definition, biodiversity collectively refers to variation at all levels of biological organization. In our daily life, it is everywhere around us! It doesn’t matter if you live in a city, a town or a village, you are always surrounded by some degree of biodiversity and your survival on this Planet is ensured by the services provided by it.
The struggle for a Free Tibet has been ongoing for the large number of Tibetan refugees living in India as well as in other parts of the world.
Delhi Greens wishes all its readers and subscribes a very Happy and Green Earth Day 2011. With environmental problems increasing by the day, and the challenge to ensure a pathway to sustainable development getting more complex, the need for taking local actions is now of utmost importance.
If we are what we eat, and some of what we eat comes from farming on the Yamuna River floodplains, then we are pretty much what the status of river Yamuna in Delhi is! The vegetables and produce grown on the banks of the Yamuna river in Delhi is largely irrigated by the river water which accumulate toxic chemicals.