Wedding seasons have always been a pain in the neck not just because of their extravagance but the raucous fireworks and jarring music which make one's life a living hell. What's worse than having a banquet hall near your house? Having a community center near your house. Since most of the families still can't afford a banquet hall, the community centers become a hub of these weddings. Sadly our big fat Indian weddings offer much more than luxurious food, music that somehow engineers its way ...
We are all aware of the fact that fossil fuel reserves are limited and diminishing with each passing day. Along with that, the use of fossil fuels is harmful for the environment, since they give off carbon dioxide when burned, which causes the greenhouse effect. It is necessary in this day and age to be aware of our carbon footprint and the ways in which we could reduce it. Use of solar energy is an excellent alternative to fossil fuels.
Did you know that 'Air pollution in Delhi' has its own Wikipedia page? Shocking, isn't it? Delhi, the capital city of India, has an air quality that is so poor that it has caused around 2.2 million children irreversible lung damage, not to mention other chronic respiratory ailments and asthma. The air quality especially deteriorates during the winter months due to burning of leaves, bursting firecrackers during Diwali, along with industrial air pollution and vehicular emissions. The Government ...
Swechha is a New Delhi based organization dedicated to enabling everyone to 'Be the Change', in making a visible difference to the environment both physically and socially. They mainly have three thrust areas which run throughout all their programmes and activities. They are — Education, Environment and Enterprises. Swechha has been running Monsoon Wooding, the annual environment campaign for over a decade now. Their efforts include planting saplings, waste upcycling,river cleanups ,etc. Their other programmes include Green Creeps, ...
The Conservation Action Trust is a registered NGO working to protect the environment and wildlife. Their main aim is to educate and enlighten decision makers and the public about the importance of forests and wildlife for our survival. One of the major thrust areas of CAT is the role of forests in protecting the water security of the country.
Source link : http://cat.org.in
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The Mother Nature requires different species of the earth to stay connected by means of several food chains. Extinction of one particular species might influence some other species down the line. Therefore, to sustain them, wildlife conservation efforts should be made.
Conservation India is an NGO which aims to facilitate wildlife and nature conservation by providing reliable information and the tools needed to campaign effectively.
The mission of Swades Foundation is to empower millions of lives through an all-round development across health, water and sanitation,health ,education and also economic development.
In addition to the problems related to drinking water, water scarcity for agricultural and other use causes chronic economic and social issues. Swades Foundation has drinking water schemes, sanitation programmes and ensures repair and construction of school toilets,and many other important activities.
Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation aims at a cleaner future ahead by aiding the design and implementation of policies that promote clean power,energy efficiency, sustainable urban transport, climate policy and clean energy finance. They focus on power and renewable energy programmes, improve access to energy, enhancing energy efficiency in appliances,building and industry. They also work for sustainable urban transport, improved vehicle and fuel efficiency and energy efficient freight.
Day by day, India is being transformed by both globalization and urbanization. Through research, campaigns,policy interventions, and recycling, Chintan believes in creating awareness about the need for reduced consumption and better waste management among all the classes of the society.