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Vol 6 Issue 30, Jul 24 - 30, 2015
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Green to solar
Green to solar

Punjab, the state once known for its Green Revolution is going green in a different way. It is encouraging farmers to go for mini-solar power plants and offer land for setting up solar plants

  Posted    27-Jul-2015    Vol 6 Issue 30
Letting free
Letting free

In 2016, the population of wild birds will go up when vultures belonging to three critically endangered species, which are now being bred in captivity, will be released, says Vishal Gulati   

  Posted    15-Jun-2015    Vol 6 Issue 24
Care for birds
Care for birds

A computer engineer by calling, Arundhati Malhar Yatish Mhatre’s heart goes out to birds. Her passion is on display at her seventh floor flat in Mumbai, where winged visitors fly in for breakfast, lunch, dinner and rest, says Afsana Rashid

  Posted    11-May-2015    Vol 6 Issue 19
Wolf’s woes
Wolf’s woes

‘Cry wolf’ means false alarm. But we have taken even the real wolf for granted that it has landed in the list of endangered wild animals. Quaid Najmi reports on the wolf conservation efforts

  Posted    09-Mar-2015    Vol 6 Issue 10
Sunny future
Sunny future

Solar power is essential to provide electricity to the entire nation, feel the honchos at Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy, who find the off-grid solar targets achievable

  Posted    16-Feb-2015    Vol 6 Issue 7
Winter home
Winter home

Pong Dam wetland has emerged as a favoured winter resort for migratory birds, especially the endangered bar-headed geese. The man-made wetland hosted over 130,000 birds, says Vishal Gulati

  Posted    16-Feb-2015    Vol 6 Issue 7
Forest vigil
Forest vigil

Women’s groups in various villages have resolved to guard the forests in the Himalayan terrain of Lahaul valley, which, as Vishal Gulati found out, has kept poachers and wood cutters at bay

  Posted    16-Feb-2015    Vol 6 Issue 7
Jack of fruits
Jack of fruits

Paying encomiums to the jackfruit, Sany George explains how in Kerala the fruit can be a meal, a snack, dish, curry and dessert. Its seed, thick skin and also leaves, too, have their own us

  Posted    31-Jan-2015    Vol 6 Issue 5
Clean air
Clean air

An eponymously named company, Breathe Easy, brings clean air to the indoors of Delhi buildings through an innovative green technique involving indoor plants. Vishnu Makhijani takes a breath

  Posted    24-Jan-2015    Vol 6 Issue 4
Rooftop technicians
Rooftop technicians

To meet the ever growing demand for ‘solar technicians’ with more rooftop photovoltaic systems being installed, a training program has been launched in Gujarat, reports Killugudi Jayaraman

  Posted    19-Jan-2015    Vol 6 Issue 3
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