Time to keep a check on the pollution

The waters of Narsampathi Lake have fallen prey to plastic pollution over the last couple of years. The lake lies within the vicinity of Nagaraja Puram, a village located within 20 km radius of the city. This not only makes the environment look so unsightly but it also destroys pond-life. The pollution has led toContinue reading “Time to keep a check on the pollution”

Kolleru Lake: A story of vanishing biodiversity

Flamingos spread across the lake engrossed in their process of searching for food. Boom! A gunshot hits one of the innocent birds and the rest fly hither thither to save their lives, unable to mourn the loss of their fellow being. The fishermen who shot the bullet sits back, without any guilt, happily with theContinue reading “Kolleru Lake: A story of vanishing biodiversity”

Watching Over The Pristine Waters Of Perur

The Perur Chinna Kulam tops the list of the several scenic and serene sights in the city ofCoimbatore. The rain fed pond is an ecological hotspot and hosts several species of birds andinsects. Common sightings at the pond include Common coots, Bar headed Geese, Drongos,Brahminy Kites, Black Kites, Small Blue Kingfishers, Wagtails, Cormorants among manyothers.Continue reading “Watching Over The Pristine Waters Of Perur”

Air pollution: A harmful effect to environment

Guest Contribution by Nehchaldeep Kaur, 8th standard student One of the greatest problems that the world is facing today is that environmental pollution. The action of making air, water etc. dirty and dangerous is known as pollution. Air pollution is one of the types of pollution. The contamination of air by harmful toxic gases, smokeContinue reading “Air pollution: A harmful effect to environment”

Water: A Natural Resource

Poem by Nehchaldeep Kaur, 8th standard student (Woodstock Public School, Punjab) Water is our life,If we will not save it,then we will not be alive.People throw too much garbage in lakes, ponds, rivers and oceans.It creates so much pollution.If there will be pollution in water recoursesHow aquatic animals will live there?All we need is toContinue reading “Water: A Natural Resource”

This Solution is Less Pollution – How Smart Shopping Can Sustain Our Waters

Guest Contribution: Meena Iyer The impact of Covid-19 and the lockdown it triggered has deeply changed our lives with an increased focus not only on our health and safety but also on the planet and the people around us. This blog highlights how making sustainable choices when we buy products makes us more responsible consumersContinue reading “This Solution is Less Pollution – How Smart Shopping Can Sustain Our Waters”

Lakes of Hyderabad

Guest Contribution: Students of St. Michael’s School (Alwal) Kushi Shah, VI A Sanhita, VII A Rimaa Saai Bhavya Shree V., VII F We thank the St. Michael’s School and it’s teaching staff for supporting this effort! Volunteer for India and her Environment with E.F.I, Jai Hind

E.F.I’s Koladi Lake Restoration had a surprise guest

Environmentalist Foundation of India (E.F.I) thanks Hon. Min. Thiru K. Pandiarajan for visiting and encouraging E.F.I’ s ongoing Koladi Lake restoration efforts. A collaborative conservation effort between the Tiruvallur District Collectorate and E.F.I under Project Mummari. We thank Tmt. Mageswari Ravikumar, IAS (Tiruvallur District Collector) and the Tiruvallur Dist. for the administrative support. We thank the RotaryContinue reading “E.F.I’s Koladi Lake Restoration had a surprise guest”

The Alleri Restoration: Lake in an industrial zone revived

Located within the M.E.P.Z, the Alleri is an important water body located between the larger Kadaperi and Thiruneermalai lakes. Over the years, due to urbanization and industrialization, the lake witnessed massive pollution thereby leading to loss of habitat characteristics and freshwater quality. Through a collaborative conservation effort betweenM.E.P.Z, DXC Technology andthe Environmentalist Foundation of India (E.F.I),theContinue reading “The Alleri Restoration: Lake in an industrial zone revived”