Tackling climate change in Ladakh villages
Traditional Ladakhi houses and farming practices are finding it difficult to cope with rapidly changing climatic conditions. Local community-driven initiatives have been mobilising villagers to adapt to ecologically viable practices to mitigate the situation and to promote the cultural heritage of the region, reports Rama Dwivedi of Mongabay India
Sustainability themed Marathon runners sport GOTS-certified organic cotton T-Shirts
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IBNS) A Green Marathon held in Mumbai in Oct-end was aimed at celebrating a passion for the environment, sustainability and better living conditions for future generations with the runners sporting international eco-label GOTS-certified T-shirts.
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IBNS): Hoardings of political parties are part of the collective garbage that ails Kolkata, said actor and BJP Rajya Sabha MP Roopa Ganguly while speaking at the second Behtar India Go Green City summit, presented by DHFL Pramerica Life Insurance, at Birla High School.
Kerala’s famed Neelakurinji is set for rare mass bloom. Mongabay-India writers Ajith Lawrence and Haritha John report
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IBNS) A paper manufacturing company in the UK set up in 2003 by an India born lady entrepreneur has emerged as one of the fastest growing paper companies providing paper customized paper solutions.
Rapid urbanisation the world over has put severe pressure on the infrastructure of many cities and towns. India is among the countries with the fastest growth in this sector and, unless plans with a long view are mooted, the situation could only worsen. Ranjita Biswas reports