According to the Tribune News Service, the NGO Initiative for Transportation and Development Programmes (ITDP), working on improving air quality through promotion of sustainable public transportation is organising a bicycle awareness rally on June 24th, 2007. The objective of the rally is to create awareness on the importance of cycling on health […]

Finally, the Prime Minister of India – Dr. Manmohan Singh has realized that Economic Growth – in the absence of the concept of sustainable development may do wonders for India but it cannot and will not work for Bharat. His speech to the Captains of Industry at the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) last […]

Summers in Delhi have been unusual this year. While some claim it may be the signs of a larger climate change that will follow, others are just considering it ‘normal’ weather fluctuations. Things are however, far from normal. Two-three days of continuous heat wave is abruptly changed to heavy downpour […]

This has been around for some time now. An ePaper is the digital version of your daily newspaper such that you can view it over the internet exactly as it is published. A simple one time registration lets you read each and every article, advertisement, etc. on the paper in real time. Here […]

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 […]

SAVE 40,000 TREES PER YEAR  The Department of Environment (Delhi Government), through an advertisement issued in public interest has given the following five bullets in order to save 40,000 trees per year. The emphasis is on saving paper, using it efficiently and recycling it in such a way so at to minimise the need to cut more […]

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Even before the mindless marking of trees in the (Delhi) University campus was reported, repeated efforts by the TreesForDelhi action group had ensured that all affected trees should be marked with different colours and that the colour code should be as follows: For trees that will be cut For trees that will be transplanted […]

Incredible India! India Shining! Or is it that in the glitter of a very small part of this country (with a very high albedo), our eyes have stopped seeing the ‘other’ part of our country?  India of today is understood to have a very unique status. We, as a nation are developing among […]

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The following is an email from Mr. Anand Arya “As you are possibly aware that efforts are being made to Save Yamuna from Polluted Water and Encroachments on its banks and flood plains.  Hon’ble High Court of Delhi had passed an order to remove all encroachments from the Yamuna.  A lot of these […]

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