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Orchid Mania !

Orchid Mania ! Picture the summer heat. One of the first things that jumps to mind is a kid enjoying ice cream! Did you know that the vanilla bean comes from an orchid? Orchids are unique, in that most of them are epiphytes i.e. they take their nutrients from the air instead of the soil …

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Lockdown Musings

The lockdown reminded me of a poem: “Leisure” by WH Davies, What is this life if full of care, We have no time to stand and Stare, No time to stand beneath the boughs, And stare as long as sheep or cows. I have been spending every single day of the lockdown just staring and …

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Birdwatching During Lockdown

Relax With Birdwatching The world is going through a global crisis, in which we’re all in the same boat but at a distance. The excursions are now limited to your neighborhood grocery store and the yoga mats have to be considered the gym at home. The most interaction we have with nature has for now …

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Bird Watching in Delhi

As a child… I used to often hover around boards in parks which gave away details about the birds that can be spotted in the area. With my “Mini-binoculars” that I got free with a box of chocolate as a child, I used to look around very diligently, trying to spot at least a few of the birds …

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Why Must We Remain In Touch With Nature?

About the author Shivani is a 4th year college student who enjoys spending her time in nature and likes to engage in conversations regarding the environment. A few days back… I attended Javed Akhtar’s session on the legendary poet and lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi’s life at Jashn-e-Rekhta. As the session proceeded, Javed saab stated a very notable Observation when asked …

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Importance of Nature Conservation

Nature is an important and integral part of mankind. It is one of the greatest blessings for human life; However, nowadays humans fail to recognise it as one.  Nature has been an inspiration for numerous poets, writers, artists and more of yesteryears. This remarkable creation inspired them to write poems and stories in the glory …

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Tackling Air Pollution in Delhi

About the author: Nishka is a mythology buff and considers herself a food connoisseur. During her time off from her finance job, she can be found devouring truffle fries. Frequently visiting wildlife reserves has made her more sensitive towards the environment. With a cup of coffee, I sit overlooking a beautiful lawn. The plants appear …

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