Chennai and its outskirts were once a bed, rich in natural resources, and biodiversity. Today it is home to the legends of the vanishing waterbodies. Find out how the lost water bodies leave traces of their former existence annually in our lives!
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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Warangal’s Badrakali Lake, has had an unparalleled significance in the city’s urban landscape for over a thousand years. This heart-shaped lake, nestled in the centre of the city, is a treasure in the truest sense of the word.
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”
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”
Guest Contribution: Mr. Bhavish The story of a young volunteer saving a turtle during a pond cleanup in Pondicherry. Send us your Lake-Pond, videos/photos/write ups to be published onto LakesofIndia.Com Email us your entries: firstname.lastname@example.org Volunteer for India & her Environment with E.F.I, Jai Hind.
Celebrating #WorldEnvironmentMonth by sharing with you the videos from E.F.I’s well-wishers. Watch the #Ecostory of Smt. Sreedevi, from DXC Technology Smt. Sreedevi talks about her favorite lake restoration, the Alleri Lake at Tambaram, Chennai. To know more,-Read: https://efiblog.org/?s=alleri Watch-Share-Conserve. Send us your Lake/Pond stories, photos or videos to be featured on this blog. Email us the contentContinue reading “E.F.I’s Eco-Story: Smt. Sreedevi’s Alleri Lake Story!”
We thank RJ Balaji for sharing his #EcoStory with us. A heartening story about his childhood memories of planting tree saplings outside his house and watch them grow over time. Watch-Share-Conserve. Send us your Eco-Story to email@example.com Send us your Lake/Pond stories, photos or videos to be featured on this blog. Email us the content toContinue reading “E.F.I’s Eco-Story: RJ Balaji’s Thiruvanmiyur Tree Story”
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”
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”