Delhi

Heat Heat Go Away

Heat Heat Go Away The miseries of the heatwaves are back! Breaking records better than ever, Delhi is experiencing its hottest May after almost 18 years (https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/18-year-old-record-broken-in-delhi-churu-sizzles-as-world-s-hottest-place-all-you-need-to-know-about-heatwave/story-wbax5MsJunWXrUVMeMN1WI.html). The temperatures do go up to this level in the summers, but that only occurs in the month of June. Experiencing this level of heat in month of …

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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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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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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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सीमेंट हटाओ, पेड़ बचाओ | De-choke Trees to Save Humans

Ever heard of trees choking?  Well, the way humans cant breathe when their throats are choked, similarly, trees choke when they do not get enough space to grow.  As we walk along the roads of Delhi, we can find some trees crying for help. The concrete is killing them, it is a threat to their …

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