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  • Miracles of Science

    Miracles of Science

    Though forests still cover about 30 per cent of the world's land areas, they are disappearing at an alarming rate. In the time it takes to utter the word 'deforestation', another chunk of the forest, the size of a football pitch, gets destroyed. Today, deforestation is largely taking place in the fast growing tropical and sub-tropical regions, and in the rain forests, where population density is traditionally low but is now rising. While temperate zones were deforested long ago, it is now the tropical areas that are being deforested very quickly. The rainforests, the regions of astonishing biodiversity, are now facing major disturbances and human impacts.

    May 30, 2020
  • I should do more: Shraddha on joining #SaveAarey campaign

    I should do more: Shraddha on joining #SaveAarey campaign

    After Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) approved cutting 2,700 trees in Aarey Colony, citizens and celebrities alike have united in the protest against the move.

    September 10, 2019
  • Bandel Church chooses Mother Earth as Christmas theme

    Bandel Church chooses Mother Earth as Christmas theme

    The 418-year-old Bandel Church here, one of the oldest in eastern India, has picked the novel cause of caring for Mother Earth as its Christmas theme this year. Bandel Church prior, Salesian Fr T L Francis, said a giant Christmas crib made of bio-degradable and environment-friendly materials depicting the birth of Jesus has been put …

    December 24, 2017
  • We pay taxes, rent; we must pay Mother Earth too: Salman Khan

    We pay taxes, rent; we must pay Mother Earth too: Salman Khan

    Bollywood star Salman Khan, who on World Environment Day launched e-cycles under his Being Human brand, says the endeavour is an effort to contribute towards the well-being of our earth. "Since the time I got into movies, my fans have accepted me… They pay to watch my movies. It's my time to give back to …

    June 5, 2017