A five acre organic farm in the Himalayas is drawing people from around the world. For, it’s a dream of a father-daughter duo to create a model that would enable urban dwellers to reconnect with nature and learn about farming, says Akash Bisht
Concern for environment is in his blood and it is only natural that Dhivik Reddy, whose father facilitated petrol cars to run on LPG, makes electric scooters. Now he waits for the lifting of speed limit on his scooters, says P C Vinoj Kumar
Shubhendu Sharma from Uttarakhand has already created 23 urban forests in different parts of India by planting and growing 38,000 trees. P C Vinoj Kumar visits his project in the outskirts of Bangalore and finds the deep man-made woods lovely
To combat pesky pests, horticulturist Shaan Lalwani suggests keeping specific plants in the house so that creepy crawlies can be kept at bay. Kavita Kanan Chandra finds out more from the youngster who literally grew up amidst pots and plants
RUR, a green initiative by some homemakers in Mumbai, is a roaring success. Among other things, it made a cooperative’s retail outlets cut plastic bags by 70 per cent. Kavita Kanan Chandra tells us the full story, scripted by Monisha Narke
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