Popularly known as ” Srinagar’s Jewel” or “Lake of flowers” the Dal lake of Jammu & Kashmir has been a tourist hotspot for several years. With snow-capped mountains and lush green coniferous trees in its backdrop, it truly creates a magical scenery. The lake is traversed through long wooden boats known as ‘Shikharas’ which passContinue reading “The Dark reality of Dal lake”
Rains are something that are very welcoming to the city of Chennai. Everybody prays for that marvel to happen, from the millennials to baby boomers. Children wish for rains especially, so that the Government can declare a holiday while the rest would simply enjoy the smell of petrichor and spend their time having a hotContinue reading “The Phenomenon called Chembarambakkam”
We all care about water. With water making up 71% of Earth we would be foolish not to. But the distinction between caring about water and caring for water is an important one. When we pollute water, we are the ones who lack clean water. Caring for water is a must if we want to guarantee healthy lives for all.
Nainital lake, a prominent tourist destination in the hill station of Nainital is spread over a perimeter of 2 miles and is situated at an altitude of 6,358 feet. The lake is further divided into two parts- Mallital( Northern half) and Tallital(Southern half). As of the 2011 survey, the total population of Nainital is aboutContinue reading “The fascinating story of Nainital lake”
Guest Contribution by Nehchaldeep Kaur, 8th standard student A tree provides us many things,So that we can effortlessly live.A tree is main part of life,It preserve us from rain and sunlight,It give us oxygen and takes away carbondioxide.Deforestation is on large scale,Please do some efforts to protect it,Protection of trees means protection of life.If youContinue reading “A Tree”
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”
Source-Democratic Accent Recognized as the largest estuarine lake in Asia, the Chilika lake never fails to infatuate tourists. It is located in the eminent district of Puri in Orissa and is approximately 37 kilometers from the Jagannath Temple. Along with housing the world’s only freshwater Irrawaddy Dolphins it’s also a bird watcher’s paradise as migratoryContinue reading “The silent serenity of Chilika lake”
Microplastics are non-biodegradable pieces of plastic which measure less than 5mm. These tiny pieces of plastic are causing havoc in our environments, ecosystems, and potentially our health. Read more to learn how India is leading the way in the fight against plastic pollution and how we can avoid microplastics.
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”
According to NITI Aayog, Chennai and 20 other Indian cities could have no access to drinking water by 2030. Mismanagement and land degradation are colliding with climate change.