The guardians of nature under threat

The guardians of nature under threat

Where India has been facing a massive climate change due to excessive deforestation in cities and small towns due to industrialization and infrastructure building; this atmosphere destruction can be halted by the indigenous people living in the forest by their local and ancestral knowledge but unfortunately they are being chased out of their native land […]

India: stop wasting water or face disaster tomorrow!

India: stop wasting water or  face disaster tomorrow!

NEW DELHI – World Water Day is over, and the world moves on to other matters. A global water crisis continues, nonetheless. A crisis already exists for many people in South Asia and there are indications that conditions could get worse before they get better. Almost 600 million people in India are at high risk […]

Our rivers are choking: says study

Our rivers are choking: says study

While in India, we are seeing several projects of building huge dams, and several environmental activists have been struggling against them, new study says that almost two-thirds of Earth’s longest rivers have been degraded by dams, reservoirs or other man-made constructions. This has severely damaged  some of the most important ecosystems on the planet, the […]

Long Thirsty Summer ahead!

Long Thirsty Summer ahead!

Water shortage has become a major headache across India, but so far nobody in power is sitting up and taking notice. Every day, in the inside pages of newspapers, we come across small articles that highlight the plight of various small communities that are struggling for water: Northeast water scarcity ? From the hill area […]

World Earth Day 2019: Protect our Species

World Earth Day 2019:  Protect our Species

Last month we celebrated world sparrow day to raise awareness for the house sparrows and other common birds, these little creatures have peacefully coexisted with us in our homes and have shared thousand years of relationship with the mankind but now they are no longer found. “Protect our Species” is the theme of this World […]

रंगों का त्यौहार कही अपनी छटा तो नहीं खो रहा

रंगों का त्यौहार कही अपनी छटा तो नहीं खो रहा

होली का त्यौहार आते ही बाज़ार रंग ,गुलाल और पिचकारियों से सज चुके है। बाज़ारों में काफी चहल-पहल देखने को मिल रही है। हर वर्ग हर आयु के लोगों के लिए बाज़ारों में होली के मौके पर खरीददारी करने के लिए कुछ न कुछ तो जरूर है। होली रंगों, उमंगों और खुशियों का त्यौहार है […]

No drinking water in villages along Assam-Arunachal border

A low water table, and high arsenic and fluoride content in groundwater makes people go thirsty.

No drinking water in villages along Assam-Arunachal border

Ming-Mang (Assam-Arunachal Border): The entire area looks picturesque with blue hills on the northern horizon sloping towards the plains full with different streams and brooks flowing through paddy fields of villages. But this seemingly beautiful landscape dotted with huts and chang ghars of villages on the inter-State border areas of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh in […]

Monkeys terrorize Agra, citizens deploy Langur deterrent!

Monkeys terrorize Agra, citizens deploy Langur deterrent!

Here’s a piece of wild news: Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal, is being terrorized by hordes of killer monkeys! In the past three months local newspapers have reported at least three incidents where people have been fatally attacked and bitten by monkeys. There’s nothing that the population can do, because these simians are […]

Eco Task Members planted 99 saplings

Eco Task Members planted 99 saplings

On 23rd October,  40 Eco Task Members of Patna Women’s College  planted 99 saplings at two different part in Patliputra Colony locality. The saplings were provided by Department of Forest and Environment, Government of Bihar. This activity was supervised by Shahla Yashmin, Head, Department of Zoology and Vice President, Eco Task Force and Dr. Rachna […]

Forest festival at Bio-Reserve

Forest festival at Bio-Reserve

Get them young! Some 125 kindergarten kids toddled around Taru Mitra bio reserve to breathe in the sights and sounds of the forest, and of course to plant their very first tree! Tarumitra, ‘friends of trees’ started the gala celebrations of Van Mahotsav on July 27 in its Digha based bio-reserve with students, interns, volunteers […]

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