Why a tree is the best gift? The season of joy and giving is upon us! While we get into the Christmas spirit by giving gifts and celebrating traditions, there is a hidden environmental cost. But that does not mean we are here to be grinches. A few add-ons to your Christmas gift hamper, and […]
Air pollution: Fogging our brain
More reasons for us to plant trees In this post-apocalyptic world that has become our reality, climate change and rising pollution levels are altering how we live. India has become home to some of the world’s most polluted cities. The intersection of pollution and mental health has opened up a field to explore how pollutants […]
Grow Trees for the Growing Population
Are there enough trees for the booming population? It was in 1804 when the Earth was populated by 1 billion people. In 2011, the human population reached 7 billion people. And now, just after a mere dozen years, we hit a population of 8 billion people! The 8th billionth kid was born on Tuesday, 15th […]
Environmental benefits of mahogany trees
The Mahogany tree (Swietenia Mahogany) is one of the oldest trees in India known for its elegant features and fragrance. These are beautiful shade trees having rounded uniform crowns. In short, it is so densely covered that it forms a cool shade on the land. These trees are generally tall with a height of about […]
THE CLIMATE CRISIS IS REAL! WAKE UP NOW TO SAVE YOUR TOMORROW
Don’t you think the Earth is trying to tell us something? The heat is literally rising every day. The temperature in India is going around 50C. Isn’t it challenging to survive in such harsh climates? Maybe that’s what the Earth is trying to tell us. Take hold and not let the climate system go haywire! […]
HOW PLANTING TREES CAN REVERSE THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE?
How does it feel to pass down a lane covered with trees? The feeling is always wonderful! Trees are human best friends. Unfortunately, the number of trees is decreasing every day. Humans have forgotten the power of trees. Forest fires, stronger hurricanes, and diminishing food and water are a few common indicators of climate change. […]
Plucking Out Pollutants From The Environment
Maintaining a stabilized ecological state is quite important as it gets extremely difficult to manage the environmental condition in each and every state. In a diverse country like India, there are several disruptive forces that tend to pose a serious threat to the environment. Thus, it is exceedingly important to take adequate measures to maintain […]
Why you should replace your greeting card with an e-greeting!
While planning to send festive wishes to colleagues, friends, and relatives, there is always a long list that needs to be personally greeted with a card. It not only requires the involvement of huge costs but also the effort of writing customised wishes. However, even after so much toil, the guilt of using hefty amounts […]
A BURNING PROBLEM
by Kishore Mariwala Cremation of dead is a morbid subject. However, it is a reality and not only has to be accepted but it needs to be seen as a ritual that cannot be avoided. However, it poses a major problem for India. Consider the population of our country, the deaths taking place every year […]
Rainforests – Cradle to our Civilization!
We are celebrating the fourth annual “World Rainforest Day” on June 22nd, but why is it important for us? It is rightly said, “No one will protect what they don’t care about, and no one will care about what they have never experienced”. One has the tendency to ignore the importance of something unless educated […]