River Poetry

Guest Contribution: Miss. Dhrthi Our Elixir- The River An elixir, the mighty river twists and turns,Undeterred by the plastic and weeds that choke it.For a single drop of pure water, our heart yearnsBut do we ever do something about it?Dreams of clear water infiltrate our thoughtsInstead with sewage and filth, we ensue drought.The dirty riverContinue reading “River Poetry”

Lake Poetry

Guest Contribution – By Mr. Hariharan. “There are wildlife heroes’ elephants and lions           In vegetables shops tomatoes and onionsLikewise are sea life heroes’ crabs and jellyfish          But humans have hunted them for selfishTo preserve nature is to be our motto        But we just have inserted some tatooTo show ourselves we are caring         Cutting trees andContinue reading “Lake Poetry”

Lake Poetry

Author Contribution: Priyanka Monga कई राज़ है इसकी गहराई में,कई सदिया इसमें समाई है l कुछ झीलें जीती है अच्छा जीवन ,कुछ आज भी प्रदूषण की मार खाई है l बहुत दिनों बाद कोई चैन की साँस लाया है, मानव के लिए खतरा,इन्होने सुना है इनका कोई पहरेदार आया है।l Send us your short stories, poetry,Continue reading “Lake Poetry”

Lake Photo Stories

Author ContributionPhotos by: Lakshmi Sundaresan 1. Ooty Boat House Lake – Clicked during a morning Lake ride2. & 3. River Kaveri flowing through Nisargadhama forest Coorg4. Chandubi lake Gauhati – Boat ride5. Local Water body – West Champaran district Northern Bihar Send us your lake content and let’s popularize our water bodies.Volunteer for India &Continue reading “Lake Photo Stories”

Osudu Lake, Pondicherry

Author Contribution Osudu Lake photos as shared with us by Miss. Manasvi Jagannath. Puducherry’s largest lake, a water body that separates TN and PY. Send us your Osudu Lake stories, photos-videos-write ups. Let us popularize this lake to prevent it from undergoing any further exploitation. Email us your content to: lakesofindia@gmail.com The more we talkContinue reading “Osudu Lake, Pondicherry”

E.F.I’s Eco Lab Batch of 2020 – Our new environmental leaders

In the academic year 2019-20, E.F.I  established an environmental education program called “Eco-Lab” at the Chennai Middle School in Thiruvanmiyur. Students from classes 6th to 8th were invited to participate in sessions, which were conducted every Fridays by E.F.I’s Education Team. The motto behind these sessions were to help the students better understand conservation throughContinue reading “E.F.I’s Eco Lab Batch of 2020 – Our new environmental leaders”

The Pallikaranai Marshland – a lost soul

I look out of my classroom window, as my biology teacher drones on about ‘meiosis cell division’. I stare at the vast expanse of marshland ahead of me. Looking out at the area, reveling in its vastness and enormity, I consider what my friends had told me before class: the Pallikaranai marshland is only aboutContinue reading “The Pallikaranai Marshland – a lost soul”

The Kodaikanal Lake – an example for conservation

Located in Dindigul district city of Kodaikanal, the Kodai Lake is a man-made lake, which was created due to a scenario unique to Kodaikanal. As the roads up to this hill-town were being built, large masses of soil that were necessary in creating the path up the hill, were needed. As this soil was removedContinue reading “The Kodaikanal Lake – an example for conservation”

E.F.I’s Mega Volunteering Drive @ Karuppan Kumal-Ambattur, Chennai

Friday, 21st February 2020 The Karuppan Kulam in Ambattur was restored in the summer of 2019 by E.F.I in association with the Greater Chennai Corporation (G.C.C) & the Murugappa group. Prior to the restoration, the Karuppanan Kulam was a makeshift dump yard slowly degrading day by day. The pond went through a scientific restore effortContinue reading “E.F.I’s Mega Volunteering Drive @ Karuppan Kumal-Ambattur, Chennai”