Posts Tagged ‘ecological action’

Once a Scenic Spot, Now a garbage mound

Once a Scenic Spot, Now a garbage mound

Today’s Paper » NATIONAL » TAMIL NADU Published: August 17, 2014 00:00 IST | Updated: August 17, 2014 05:32 IST Once a scenic spot, now a garbage mound D. Radhakrishnan Garbage heap atop a hill at Ottupatrai near Coonoor.- Photo: Special Arrangement […]

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Clean Forest Warriors

Clean Forest Warriors

High school students from a leading school of Chennai visited The Nilgiris on an ecological / adventure outbound trip.  On the very first day One Earth Foundation organized a acclimatization walk from the Bandomai road to Yeddapalli village.  The students noticed that […]

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Weather Gods innocent. Apathy of civic authorities to blame for drought like conditions in Nilgiris

Weather Gods innocent.  Apathy of civic authorities to blame for drought like conditions in Nilgiris

The anguish and suffering of the residents of Coonoor municipal area grows by the day.  For over two years now, the supply of water has been erratic and much lower than the 90 Liters per person per day requirement.  The past few […]

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Students for Clean Forests

Students for Clean Forests

Students for Clean Forests An inspiring initiative by One Earth Foundation One Earth Foundation organized an ecological study tour for 35 students from a leading international school in Bangalore.  The students got a rare opportunity to visit several ecologically sensitive areas in […]

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Save Kamaraj Sagar Lake – Nilgiris

Save Kamaraj Sagar Lake – Nilgiris

My Nilgiris, My Pride (A Campaign by One Earth Foundation) Our campaign aims at highlighting specific, urgent and compelling local threats to the fragile ecology of Nilgiris and reaches out to members of civil society, academia and administration who can, if they […]

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World Heritage Tasmanian Forest under threat

World Heritage Tasmanian Forest under threat

Recently, I returned from a a three week trip to Australia.  During this period the Prime Minister, Tony Abbot made a rather provocative speech in Canberra that compels me to write this blog. Australia has little to boast when it comes to […]

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The Wetlands of Chilka, its community & migratory birds: A study trip

The Wetlands of Chilka, its community & migratory birds: A study trip

Chilka lake in Odisha state  is the largest brackish water lake in Asia and the second largest of its kind in the world.  The lake and its northern  wetlands play host to hundreds of thousands of migratory birds each winter that fly in from […]

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