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Vol 6 Issue 4, Jan 23 - 29, 2015
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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
Homecoming
Homecoming

Despite the September floods ravaging Kashmir, over 300,000 migratory birds have landed in the valley, their winter home, even as efforts are on to restore the reserves, says Sheikh Qayoom

  Posted    15-Nov-2014    Vol 5 Issue 46
Palm delight
Palm delight

As it ushers in a process to phase out liquor, Kerala is set to introduce ‘neera’, a packaged non-alcoholic drink tapped from coconut trees, much to the delight of farmers, says Sanu George

  Posted    08-Nov-2014    Vol 5 Issue 45
Saving falcons
Saving falcons

Flying 22,000 km, a million Amur falcons visit Nagaland every year with some getting killed. Now the government and civil society plan to make the sanctuary safer for them, Sujit Chakraborty

  Posted    03-Nov-2014    Vol 5 Issue 44
Tree ritual
Tree ritual

What began as an experiment in 1995 to plant a tree when a girl gets married in a Uttarakhand village has now spread to 3000 villages triggering a green revolution, says Nitin Jugran Bahuguna

  Posted    2014/09/29    Vol 5 Issue 39
Nature’s warning
Nature’s warning

The latest deluge in Kashmir was Nature’s message to the people. Too much of messing with the environment have happened that some water bodies reclaimed their territory, says Sheikh Qayoom

  Posted    2014/09/29    Vol 5 Issue 39
Spice land
Spice land

In the plantation town of Kumily, Sudhamahi Regunathan revels in the fragrance of cardamom and learns everything that one should know about the spice that is a must in most traditional dishes

  Posted    22-Sep-2014    Vol 5 Issue 38
Goa stirred
Goa stirred

It missed a chance to be on the Bond film, Skyfall. Soon it might be missed by all those benefitting from it. Dudhsagar, Goa’s grand waterfall, may soon dry up, says Mayabhushan Nagvenkar

  Posted    30-Aug-2014    Vol 5 Issue 35
Green acquisition
Green acquisition

Greening 70 hectares of rocky wasteland colonized by an invasive Mexican plant at the foothills of Mehrangarh fort was not an easy task for environmentalist Pradip Krishen, says Shilpa Raina

  Posted    26-Jul-2014    Vol 5 Issue 30
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