The first Delhi University Green Youth Summit Prakriti, the Environment Society of Delhi College of Arts and Commerce (DCAC), University of Delhi and Delhi Greens cordially invite your College’s environment, ecology, nature, wildlife and sustainable development societies and clubs to the 1st ever Delhi University Green Youth Summit. The summit […]
“Slum Dog Millionaire” sweeps eight Oscars accepting and recreating the genera of Hindi Films for an English speaking global audience. In his second acceptance speech(for Jai Ho!) Rahman said to a rapt audience “The essence of the film is about optimism and the power of hope. All my life I […]
Delhi Bird is organizing the Big Bird Day on Feb 22nd, 2009 (Sunday).
Big Bird Day is an annual event of one of the most active bird watching community in the country. It’s the day when we celebrate the rich birdlife that enlivens our city and the surrounding areas while simultaneously spreading a conservation message.
There is a bridge in Lodhi Gardens and there is a plaque that declares that this bridge was constructed in 1556 by Akbar’s minister over a tributary of Yamuna river that used to flow from here toward what is now known as South Delhi. The river since has changed its […]
The idea of GAIA 2009 is to bring together Eco Clubs from colleges and universities across Delhi in order to empower the existing Eco Clubs
We had a hail storm yesterday, caused by something called ‘Western Disturbance’. There was very loud and very frightening thunder and lightening. Very strong wind that were blowing since 9.30 -10 pm and then the rain started around 3 am and lasted till almost 5 am. This is an annual […]
United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) announces 2009-2010 Fulbright-Nehru Environmental Leadership Program (FNELP) fellowships and invites applications from interested mid-level Indian environment professionals in public/private sector or non-governmental organizations. The purpose of the FNELP Program will combine short-term practical training/internship with opportunities for networking with American counterpart organizations. Selected fellows will […]
Sustainable development is a pattern of resource use that aims to meet human needs while preserving the environment so that these needs can be met not only in the present, but in the indefinite future.
Seeking Divine Intervention In a Global Crisis An International Conference on “Combating Challenges of Climate Change” was organised by the SEW (Scientific and Engineering Wing) of Prajapati Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vidyalaya: an International organisation working towards global peace and harmony through spiritualismconcluded today at the Vigyan Bhavan. The program was inaugurated by Mr. Kapil […]
GERES (Groupe Energies Renouvelables, Environnement et Solidarités), a recognised international French NGO, in partnership with the European Union, GTZ (German Technical Cooperation), ADEME (French Environment and Energy Management Agency), and Fondation Ensemble, is organising a Regional Seminar on the Challenge of Development in Energy-Related Projects and Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in […]
NDTV-Toyota in partnership with Swechha will hold the first ever Greenathon, a 24 hour cleanup drive for the Yamuna, where thousands of people will engage in a relay cleanup of the river banks. The Yamuna, which originates in the Himalayas and winds its way past the Taj Mahal, accounts for […]
Delhi city is a home for 15 million people and yet it only provided adequate housing for less than 20% of this figure. The rest live in slums and in jhuggi-jhomparis. The clean drinking water demand of the city is 3,324 MGD but it gets only 2,034 MGD of water. Even when 80% of the total water consumed […]