Chennai is know for its beaches, temples, politics, cinema, filter coffee and much more! Very little is talked about how ecologically blessed the megalopolis in the east coast of India is. Chennai is one of the few cities in the world to have 3 rivers that flow through its urban spread. It doesn't end there,… Continue reading The Adyar Creek- Chennai's best kept secret
Environmentalist Foundation of India (E.F.I) took the first footstep in Ahmedabad at the Makarba Tank. Makarba tank is situated right behind the historical Sarkej Roza Masjid. The Makarba tank was also the source of water to this monument. Recently due to various reasons of development \ rapid urbanization, the inflow of water to this place… Continue reading The Makarba Lake – Conservation through Volunteering
It was about two years ago that I moved from my home of 9 years in Egmore to the Kandanchavadi area in Perungudi. As I left my old house with my family, looking intently out of the window, I was amazed at the sight of the Perungudi Lake. Having lived on a main road in… Continue reading The Perungudi Lake – nature vs. economic growth?
The Nehru Nagar pond, strangely located outside the area known as Nehru Nagar, is an oasis lying on the Old Mahabalipuram Road, in between Thoraipakkam and Karapakkam. It is a beautiful water body, which consists of heavenly palm tree islands and an herbal garden on it's far side – a sight that one does not… Continue reading Nehru Nagar Pond – A little paradise on OMR
Saving nature is not difficult and can be done in creative ways, as students of the NSN group of schools proved! About 150 students participated in E.F.I’s bird nest building workshop and designed unique birdhouses out of their old shoeboxes. Before the cutting and tinkering started, a short presentation about India’s birds was given to… Continue reading Giving birds a new home – how students upcycled shoe-boxes to save the environment
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WTXLpZaTFw Watch the ongoing restoration of lake meant for the farmers.
Thiruvananthapuram in God’s own country, at its heart has a jewel that is being exploited. This is the story of the Karimadom colony pond. Watch-learn-share-conserve. https://youtu.be/vOrePHn4KJY Volunteer for India and her Environment with E.F.I!