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Thus Spake the Sheesham Tree

Thus Spake the Sheesham Tree

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Couched comfortably  on a tree trunk reading Trees of Delhi, I heard a meek murmur and looked around to find nothing. The murmur however got a bit louder and I realized that it was from within the tree. I closed the book and lent a caring hand on the tree trunk and lowered my ears closer to the voice which turned choked with emotions repeatedly faltering to say something. I promised him to take note and care and pleaded him to narrate. He started, "I am 15 years old and tilted on to the pavement and going towards the road. Hundreds of passers-by come and go, some bowing their head, others banging it against my trunk causing pain to both of us followed by heap of curses on me and horticulture department of DDA for not pruning me. Survival for me was most difficult in the trying
Toxics Link Public Lecture Series: Screening of The Final Tide at IIC

Toxics Link Public Lecture Series: Screening of The Final Tide at IIC

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Toxics Link’s Environment & Health Public Lecture Series The Final Tide Impact of Climate Change on Urbanscape: Sustainability Issue Climate change has long-since ceased to be a scientific curiosity, and is no longer just one of many environmental and regulatory concerns. As the United Nations Secretary General has said, it is the major, overriding environmental issue of our time, and the single greatest challenge facing environmental regulators. It is a growing crisis with economic, health and safety, food production, security, and other dimensions that include designing sustainable city forms. Coastal zones are particularly vulnerable to climate variability and change. Key concerns include sea level rise, land loss, changes in maritime storms and flooding, responses to sea leve

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