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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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Cut trees and use human lungs as air filters, this is the trend in Delhi.

DID YOU KNOW ? In the last 13 years, Delhi lost 112,169 trees – 1 per hour, says government data. “All these trees were cut legally. But we still don’t know how many were felled illegally,” said Aditya Prasad, an advocate who has filed a case in the National Green Tribunal against PWD’s Vikaspuri elevated …

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Sustainable is Attainable – An Interview with Snigdha Sehgal

Sustainable living refers to a lifestyle where an individual uses minimum natural resources. Similarly, sustainable development is a way of progress that involves meeting the needs of the present without causing a deficiency of resources for future generations. The aim of sustainable development is to create a lifestyle where our economic, social and environmental needs …

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DDA Concretising Grass and Soil in Delhi’s Parks and Forests.

Niti Aayog reports say that Delhi’s ground water table will be completely depleted by next year, Delhi Jal Board is working hard trying to get water back into the underground aquifers, and Delhi Development Authority is using their resources to concretise the last remaining soil surfaces in the city. Recently, a group of people were …

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Why is it Important to Raise an Eco Conscious Child?

Climate change occurs when Earth’s climate system changes drastically and results in new weather patterns that lasts for at least a few decades. Unfortunately in today’s day and age climate change is a very real and urgent problem. Due to our unsustainable lifestyles, we are destroying Earth’s resources and all the life on this planet …

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Healing Power Of Trees

On Arbor Day, Serra International School, New Friends Colony, New Delhi, organised a special program for the young students with support from New Delhi Nature Society. First, the children visited Ashoka Park, New Friends Colony, where they were seated under the lush trees. In the beginning, there was a short introduction about the trees and …

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