Samarrth shares the story of emerging Mini Forests in Faridabad. The aim is to recreate self-sustaining ecosystems on degraded pieces of land.
The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library invites all interested to a Public Lecture in the ‘Science, Society and Nature’ series on ‘Rescuing Nature from Growth and Equity’.
NMML invites all interested to a Public Lecture on Science, democracy and ecology in contemporary India’ by Prof. Madhav Gadgil as part of NMML’s ‘Science, society and nature’ series.
The Nehru Memorial Museum & Library invites all interested to a day long workshop on Ecology and Society.
The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library invites all interested to a public lecture on ‘Elephant, empire and ecology in ancient India’ by Prof. Raman Sukumar of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. The elephant rose from the status of a supreme animal, Gajatame, in early Buddhist India to that of […]
Owl sacrifice is believed to invoke the blessings of the goddess of wealth during Diwali and many tantriks advise this during Diwali.
Participants of the ‘Young Ecologist Talk & Interact’ conference at IISc, Bangalore Organised with an objective of serving as a friendly and inspiring platform for ecologists early in their careers, YETI or the Young Ecologist Talk & Interact conference recently concluded in Bangalore. The conference had invited participation from ecology […]
The Asian Citizens Assembly (ACA) 2010 concluded recently in the South Indian city of Bengaluru and succeeded in bringing together citizens from across Asia to share and discuss the challenges, hopes and aspirations of the people inhabiting the largest landmass on the face of the Planet. The ACA was themed […]
Young Ecologists Talk & Interact (YETI) is a first-of-its-kind conference for students and researchers working in the discipline of ecology in India. YETI is unique in being organized entirely by student volunteers from across the country. The event is meant to serve as a friendly, inspiring platform for early-career ecologists […]
The India International Center invites all concerned citizens to a talk on “Wetlands Ecology and the Yamuna Biodiversity Park”, as the fourth lecture in the series on ‘Water: the stuff of life”. The talk will be delivered by Professor C.R. Babu, Emeritus Professor, Center for Environmental Management of Degraded Ecosystems (CEMDE), University […]
An earlier blog talked about exotic species of trees that have been planted in Delhi as a result of planned actions by British. Subsequently trees planted by MCD (Municipal Corporation of Delhi) on minor roads are not so well planned. Do these trees have any use in cities? Here is my observation. […]
These days Amaltas or Laburnums are in full bloom. The lovely small yellow flowers hanging like a chandelier from the bare branches is a lovely site. Especially in the Chanakyapuri area where these are planted aesthetically along the main roads of the Panchasheel Marg. Delhi as a city is blessed with a collection […]