As already mentioned, Mr. Yashpal Singh Negi of Kakdagad (District Rudraprayag) has been running the Mandakini Magpie Bird Watchers Camp for quite some time now. His efforts towards ‘ecotourism’ were appreciated by many through this Blog. Another visit was made to his camp to inform him about this and also present […]

Even though the pride of Delhi – the elevated Metro tracks seem to find no takers. Earlier it was the Metro next to the Qutab Minar, now it is the elevated Metro line coming up in the residential areas of South Delhi that is being opposed. While the Qutab line (that would […]

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Build a Tiger Online – Upload your photo to Stop Tiger Trade    Dead baby tiger tied to pole, Indonesia © WWF-Indonesia   Thirty tiger conservation groups have come together to launch a worldwide campaign to collect supporters’ pictures online to create the world’s largest photo mosaic of a tiger. The […]

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – European astronomers have spotted what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet outside our solar system, with balmy temperatures that could support water and, potentially, life. The rest of this article, can be found on CNN.com’s Science & Space (and fortunately not the Policy & Politics) […]

“Earth Day is a time to reflect on pressing environmental issues such as global warming, mercury contamination, and plastic six-pack rings. With the raising awareness about the threats of global warming, this year’s Earth Day is especially important. Ring in Earth Day 2007 right with this collection of eco-conscious downloads […]

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A little while ago, Headlines Today – a leading News channel in Delhi aired a live interview with Dr. R.K. Pachauri’s of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). Amidst discussing the threats of Global Warming, the news anchor kept stressing on the double standards of the ‘West’ over this issue […]

Even as some of us sit in Delhi and discuss the intricacies of ecotourism and how it’s different from tourism, there are people all over this country who are practicing the former – in the real sense of the word (‘eco’-tourism). Mr. Yashpal Singh Negi One such person is Mr. […]

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