All concerned citizens are called forward to observe the Earth Hour today evening. And if you still think how would your switching off help, and wondering if others are doing it or not, think again!
This Earth Hour take action for your city by switching off lights on 31 March from 8:30 to 9:30 PM and make your city an Earth Hour Champion.
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 12 (starting March 19, 2012) 2012.
The past week witnessed the celebrations of two important and inter-connected days of environmental importance. 21st March marked the observance of World Forestry Day, while 22nd March was celebrated as World Water Day, both of them in coordination with the FAO. While our forests are a resource which most of us cannot directly manage, conservation of water is definitely something we can all contribute to in an effective manner.
The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML), in association with the Ministry of Culture cordially invite all interested to a two day long Symposium on ‘The re-emergence of Delhi as Capital’. The centenary of the shift of the imperial capital in 1911 has been occasion for commemoration and also for […]
The Discover Delhi series of excursions sets out to explore and unravel the hidden and unknown as well as the known but not appreciated.
Agriculture in India is amidst many a transition. Key aspects of the Green Revolution model are in crisis. There is an active debate on how to raise yields in dry land areas. Even more contested is the question of genetically modified organisms.
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 11 (starting March 12, 2012) 2012.
It was the April month in the year 2008. The recently launched BRT system in Delhi was being bombarded left and right by the media and people alike. The BRT had come at a cost of several hundred heritage trees of Delhi, which were removed to widen the road and provide additional space for the overall architecture of the BRT. But this was not the reason why the BRT was being criticized in the media or objected to by a portion of the public. The “Bus” Rapid Transit had slowed down the flow of cars and similar private automobiles in its 5.8 km stretch was the principal reason why the media was bashing up the Government for having conceived and installed the BRT corridor.
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 10 (starting March 5, 2012) 2012.
Image courtesy DUCC, University of Delhi
Each and every Indian festival is unique in itself and so is true for Holi – the festival of colours. Applying colours on each others face and enjoying splashes of water along with the colour and joy indeed makes it a very fun-filled festival. But during the time of celebrations, our joy can double if we remember to care for the environment along with caring for each other. Delhi Greens urges everyone to understand and emphasize on eco-friendly celebrations this Holi!