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  • Nations to adopt ecosystem accounting

    Nations to adopt ecosystem accounting

    The new framework recognizes that ecosystems deliver important services that generate benefits for people. In essence, they are assets to be maintained, similar to economic assets.

    March 11, 2021
  • Ecotourism in Saudi Arabia on the rise

    Ecotourism in Saudi Arabia on the rise

    "There should be an emphasis on the plantation of the trees that provide wide-spreading canopies, consume minimum water and are suitable to climatic conditions of the capital."

    March 2, 2021
  • Etawah’s lions shifted to Gorakhpur zoo

    Etawah’s lions shifted to Gorakhpur zoo

    Zoos cannot buy or sell animals but only exchange them under the exchange program.

    February 28, 2021
  • Nature at its best in Coorg’s coffee plantations

    Nature at its best in Coorg’s coffee plantations

    In an ecologically diverse and sensitive region like Coorg, threats to the forest ecosystem are aplenty, and are prone to multiplication with additional construction to support the consumerist traveller's lifestyle.

    February 27, 2021
  • 300-yr-old Banyan tree in Chandni Chowk awaits saviours

    300-yr-old Banyan tree in Chandni Chowk awaits saviours

    The branches of the towering tree are now being impeded by concrete walls of an under-construction building, which is part of a project being developed by a real estate firm. Realising the threat to the tree that is part of the built heritage of Chandni Chowk, two local residents have even filed a petition in a court.

    February 23, 2021
  • 52 short-finned pilot whales found dead on Indonesian beach

    52 short-finned pilot whales found dead on Indonesian beach

    "We are suspecting that a whale in the school was injured or sick, so the rest were following and guarding it.

    February 20, 2021
  • Nature becomes muse in these online exhibitions

    Nature becomes muse in these online exhibitions

    According to the gallery, the works of these four young artists from Bengal are concerned with nature, exploring their subtle, sensuous and even critical relationships with it.

    February 8, 2021
  • World needs economies to fully include nature, says landmark review

    World needs economies to fully include nature, says landmark review

    "We can orient our economies from extractive to restorative systems that sustain our underlying natural wealth and assets, and at the same time create jobs, protect our health and well-being now and in the future."

    February 4, 2021
  • Dia Mirza’s #DownToEarthWithDee session reveals Zoya Akhtar and Shreya Ghoshal’s love for nature

    Dia Mirza’s #DownToEarthWithDee session reveals Zoya Akhtar and Shreya Ghoshal’s love for nature

    Dia has lined up more guests for her Wednesday sessions.

    April 11, 2020
  • Nature has warned us, are we listening?

    Nature has warned us, are we listening?

    Catastrophes such as earthquakes, hurricanes or outbreak of disease like the coronavirus, are fundamentally connected to underlying factors that render particular areas and individuals vulnerable.

    April 3, 2020
  • War against Nature~I

    War against Nature~I

    Humanity is running out of time. It will be a race against time if concrete action is not taken sooner rather than later. Before the Madrid conference, the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, observed that the world's efforts to stop climate change have been utterly inadequate‘ with global warming reaching a point of no return.

    January 8, 2020
  • Ethereal and ephemeral

    Ethereal and ephemeral

    From the stunning snow-fed lakes in the mighty Alberta Rockies in western Canada to snow-draped cliff sides and towering summits of aquatic brilliance beneath, one feels humbled by Nature's canvas seeped across fairytale settings.

    December 14, 2019
  • Watch PM Modi with raft and spear in Aug 12 episode of Man vs Wild

    Watch PM Modi with raft and spear in Aug 12 episode of Man vs Wild

    The announcement comes on the occasion of International Tigers Day, celebrated each year on July 29.

    July 29, 2019
  • Civilisation & Nature

    Civilisation & Nature

    It is not possible to shed the veneers of civilization, or go back to a pagan age in a time-machine; but if mankind consciously tries to weave Nature into the fabric of mechanised existence, he will be more at peace with himself

    January 7, 2019
  • Nature & human demand

    Nature & human demand

    All of us are dependent on nature for our sustenance ~ food, shelter as well as recreation or amusement. Certain needs are natural and biological, and some are socially acquired and artificial. The phenomenal advancement of science and technology has fulfilled a large measure of human needs; it has also generated new needs and improved …

    June 12, 2018
  • If we exhaust all the greens, what will be left for coming generations? This video explains

    If we exhaust all the greens, what will be left for coming generations? This video explains

    The discourse of resource sharing and its optimum utilisation, equal distribution of natural wealth has been centered around political writings and speeches.

    June 10, 2018
  • Here’s the secret to appear cool

    Here’s the secret to appear cool

    Want to appear more cool to others? Try smiling instead of showing an inexpressive attitude.

    April 16, 2018