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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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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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PROTEST TO SAVE NOIDA FOREST

  A 75 acre forest and all its inhabitants are in great danger. Some people have planned to destroy this forest to build a “Biodiversity Park” which includes, concrete golf cart track, food court, amphitheater, parking lots and high walls. Thousands of citizens have raised their voice to protect the forest and wildlife since there …

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Tree Felling Inside NCERT Campus

Many trees were felled illegally in the NCERT campus, luckily a good citizen did something about it. The police, forest dept and ngo’s were informed and finally the NCERT was penalized over Rs. 5 Lakh. 

Monsoon Wooding 2

SWECHHA organised Phase 2 of Monsoon Wooding Tree Plantation in Ashoka Park, NFC. 200 Native Tree saplings were planted. Special Thanks to NFC-RWA, DDA, NDNS, CERE & Udayan Care for supporting the plantation. Thanks to Sleepy Owl Coffee, Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters, Indian Coffee House, Cafe Lota, Triveni Terrace Cafe for providing used coffee powder …

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Goolar Tree Rescue

NDNS, NFC RWA, Deputy Director of Horticulture team collaborated to save a Goolar tree in Maharani Bagh.  This Goolar tree fell during the storms because the roots were cemented. We asked the DDH to remove the cement. The branches were cut and then it was set back in it’s place so that it can live …

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Pilkhan Tree Saved

NDNS, RWA NFC, Deputy Director of Horticulture team collaborated to save a Pilkhan tree in Maharani Bagh.  This Pilkhan tree fell during the storms because the roots were cemented. We asked the DDH to remove the cement. The branches were cut and then it was set back in it’s place so that it can live …

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Fireflies Friday

Every Friday NDNS is conducting walks to a secret location where many fireflies shine brightly through the night. Participants counted 100’s of fireflies there. If you want to see fireflies in Delhi, Whatsapp: 9711115666

The Indian School

We conducted a “Compassion for Animals” workshop at The Indian School, New Delhi.  The children enjoyed the presentation and have promised to be compassionate towards all animals.  Special thanks to The Pollination Project for all the support.  

Rescuing Fallen Tree

This Peepal Tree fell during the storms. We knew we could rescue the tree and extend it’s life by 20-50 years. One resident wanted the tree removed to make a parking space.  We contacted many government officials to rescue this tree. Thanks to Mrs. Maneka Gandhi’s office for helping us to save this tree. The …

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