Ossudu Lake Bird Sanctuary is situated about 10 km from Puducherry town and has been recognized as one of the most important wetlands of Asia by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. The lake acts as the single largest catchment of freshwater in Puducherry. As per the Bombay Natural Bird History […]
Dzuluk – A Beauty that Needs to be Restored
Some places are so magnificent that they make you feel that God has created them to delight the human race. Situated at the altitude of 11,000 feet, Dzuluk in Sikkim, North-East India is ideal for capturing the picturesque beauty of Kanchanjunga Peak. Not just this, to enter Dzuluk, one needs special permissions from the government […]
TATA AIA Life Insurance is taking an extra step for safeguarding lives. Here’s how?
We are proud to be associated with companies like TATA AIA Life Insurance, who are not only ensuring the life of their customers but also of marginalized tribal communities of India. Their core value of considering the consumer paramount and creating distinctive opportunities for development is truly prevalent in any activity undertaken by them. TATA […]
How to Prepare Your Body for post-Diwali Air Pollution: Home Remedies and Prevention
Urban population is increasingly experiencing health issues like breathlessness and irritation in their nasal passages due to the debilitating air quality. Thanks to the aftermath of bursting crackers, families should no longer be just concerned about planning the festival, they should also prepare themselves for the side effects of the nasty pollution that envelops the […]
Nature must be used to repair broken climate
George Monbiot has recently created a short film to highlight the current climate emergency, starring Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old, who is taking the world by surprise with her moving speeches. The film’s producer, Tom Mustill of Gripping Films, said: “We tried to make the film have the tiniest environmental impact possible. We took trains to […]
Serving multiple causes with Trees
Worldwide, our forests are facing challenges. With every passing moment, climate change is reaching closer to its saturation. The land is losing its fertility due to chemical abuse to meet the growing demands. Current land-use patterns can no longer support regenerative agriculture. Local communities, often the most susceptible segments, are stuck dealing with natural disasters […]
The Epic Story of Saving the Tigers
The Panna Tiger Reserve (PTR) of India has been an abode for the iconic Tigers for the longest time. This land of dynamic dry deciduous forests are surrounded by the River Ken. Spread over an area of 542.67 square km, it has been declared as the twenty-second Tiger reserve of India and the fifth in […]
Now is the best time to save Mangroves !!
The continued destruction of mangrove swamps in poor countries to provide shrimp for people living in rich countries is simply the market operating in a vacuum untroubled by ethics. — Charles Clover ( In The End of the Line: How Overfishing Is Changing the World and What We Eat (2008) Present in the tropical and […]
Why Does Growing Native Species Matter?
Native plants are those that occur naturally in a region in which they have evolved. They provide the ecological basis upon which life depends, including that of birds and people. Without them and the insects that co-evolved with them, local birds cannot survive. For example, research by the entomologist Doug Tallamy has shown that native […]
The Role of Local Communities in Conservation
Climate change crisis has reached its heights where officially it is being changed into something called “climate emergency”. Innumerable organisations have started various initiatives to control this menace. But what needs to be given primary attention while addressing the climate crisis is – engagement and involvement of local communities. It has been proven that the […]