Loktak Lake is considered the lifeline of the State of Manipur. Famous for phumdis, it is home to the world’s only floating National Park and the world’s most endangered deer, the Sangai.
Vembanad Lake is India’s longest freshwater lake and is included in the list of wetlands of international importance as defined by the Ramsar Convention.
However, pollution puts Vembanad Lake’s incredible environment at risk.
While COVID-19 has brought so many serious consequences for so many around the world, it has also shown us that, if allowed, our environments can recover.
Read more about how #HussainSagarLake is recovering in our latest article lakesofindia.com
Recreational waterbodies in India and the experiences they promise, have always relied on the on the deeply rooted sense of community and hospitality of our country. The most important role in this confluence, is played by the native communities: “The care-givers”. With this post, we welcome you to dive deeper into the significance of this extraordinary relationship. Enjoy your read!
Childhood memories around a “thodu” -in Vizhikkathodu, located in the outskirts of Kottayam in Kerala. The “thodu” branches from the 91 Km long Manimala River; an important water way of Central Travancore.
Story of the Buckingham Canal.
If you too can’t help but believe in the magnificence and potential of the Canal, and all that it can be for the city of Chennai – then this article is for you!
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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”
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”
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”
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”