For starters, there is a possibility of release of emissions like dioxins and furans from Waste to Energy Palnts which are toxic substances.
The real offering that one can make to this once clean and the holiest-of-the-holy River Yamuna is to urge the government and other related agencies to act.
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.
Toxics Link, Sage Publications and Oxford Bookstore cordially invite you to the launch of the first graphic novel on environment in India, “Our Toxic World” – A guide to hazardous substances in our everyday lives. The book will be launched by the well known documentary film maker Krishnendu Bose. Date: […]
On the occasion of Green Consumer Day, it is time to think and re-think of what we buy, how and the impact it has on us and on our common environment. Motivated by the universal need that has arisen, it is the day to carefully list down individual ways in […]
Environmental Equity and Justice Partnership (EEJP) is an independent grant-making program of the Just Environment Charitable Trust and supported by the Ford Foundation. The initiative is dedicated to helping groups and individuals foster lasting improvement in the area of environmental justice by catalysing grassroots initiatives; triggering new imagination; bringing in […]