Read on the comments and laments of so many people we have come across on the WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY. While some have been lip-servicing, some have made us to sit up, think, and do something about it.
When it comes to marine biology, vibrant images of sea-animals, corals, sponges and reefs come to our minds. Little is known about the seagrasses – the gentle yet very important residents of the shallow seas. Seagrasses are the lesser-known aquatic treasures of the ocean that are rated as the third most valuable ecosystem – globally.
One fine morning, India woke up to the news of famous Bollywood stars involved in killing of the Black Buck and the Chinkara. With this news, the nation not only came to know about the two unique endangered animals but also about the protagonists for nature – the Bishnois.
Before you set out to make this wreath for Christmas, promise yourself that you will not step out to buy anything. Look around for what is available in your house and visualise the look and feel of the wreath you want. Lets make an eco-friendly wreath now.
Like most of us, I also had the usual image of the forest as picturized by the media in those days – as a dark, scary place that is dangerous for human beings. As a lover of flora, I could never comprehend how trees and wild growth could be so formidable to the general human sensibilities. Added to this sub-conscious intrigue was element of ‘danger’ that added that necessary fuel to my vivid imagination.