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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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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.  

Trees Discussion

While we have been struggling for decades to decode what government’s idea of development was, and who was it’s intended beneficiary and what the cost of development was, a new phenomenon called ‘redevelopment’ has been shoved upon us. The new ‘redevelopment’ projects in New Delhi, as proposed and sanctioned by the Union Government, is on …

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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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