Environment: News

08 Jun 2022


World Oceans Day: Why we need to protect our oceans

The ocean produces at least 50% of the Earth's oxygen and absorbs about 30% of carbon dioxide produced by humans. However, they are in danger.

06 Jun 2022

Home Decor

5 natural ways to get rid of pests

Most Indian households face the problem of pests and insects, including spiders and flies, creeping into their house, especially during the summer season.

05 Jun 2022


Biopic on 'India's Recycle Man' Binish Desai announced: Details here

Production house NH Studioz on Sunday announced a feature film based on the life of Dr. Binish Desai—the "Recycle Man of India."

05 Jun 2022

Climate Change

Tea cultivation at stake owing to climate change

This World Environment Day, let's discuss environmental issues from a more material perspective. Something dear to us is directly at stake.

05 Jun 2022


World Environment Day 2022: Eco-friendly changes to make at home

Observed on June 5 every year, the World Environment Day was established by the United Nations Environment Programme in 1973.

03 Jun 2022


World Bicycle Day: Why you should ride that bike more

All fitness enthusiasts out there, get your cycles ready and greased, for June 3 is celebrated as World Bicycle Day.

27 May 2022


Earth is inching toward becoming one big supercontinent again: Study

Earth has witnessed several supercontinents appear and disappear in the past including Columbia, Pangaea, and Rodinia.

23 May 2022

Health & Wellness

Spending time in nature affects our food choices: Study

A study published in the American Journal of Health Promotion says that a couple of hours spent outdoors can influence one's food choices.

20 May 2022


World Bee Day 2022: History, significance and more

Observed on May 20 every year, World Bee Day is celebrated to make people aware of the importance of bees and other pollinators and how they are significant to our ecosystem and to human life.

04 May 2022


Greenery Day 2022: An ode to Mother Nature

Greenery Day is observed on May 4 every year to show respect toward nature and be grateful for all its blessings.

03 May 2022


How to build a greenhouse in your backyard

A greenhouse is basically a structure with transparent roofs and walls that produces a controlled climate condition which is ideal for healthy plant growth.

01 May 2022


Sikkim International Flower Festival: Where flowers and food come together

One of India's most picturesque places, Sikkim is in full bloom in during May.

30 Apr 2022


Save The Frogs Day 2022: History, significance, and more

Save The Frogs Day will be celebrated on April 30 this year to raise awareness about these amazing amphibians and to protect certain species of them from going extinct.

26 Apr 2022

Summer season

How to cut down on your electricity bill in summer

With rising temperatures, you must be dreading the electricity bill already.

26 Apr 2022

Home Decor

How to attract birds into your garden

Birds can be delightful to watch, as they fly, chirp perched on branches, or flutter around bushes in search of food.

22 Apr 2022

Earth Day

Earth Day Google Doodle: Scary timelapse shows climate change fallout

April 22 is celebrated as Earth Day across the globe.

22 Apr 2022

Earth Day

International Mother Earth Day 2022: History, significance and more

International Mother Earth Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2009.

13 Apr 2022


International Plant Appreciation Day 2022: Spread the joy of greenery

Every year on April 13, International Plant Appreciation Day is held to celebrate and honor the innumerable benefits of plants.

04 Apr 2022


How to have a zero-waste wedding

Weddings are a huge deal in India. Everyone wants to have a big, fat wedding. So many people spend crores on the gala.

30 Mar 2022


How you can help protect the Earth

Conservation of our planet, our home, shouldn't be something that needs a reminder over and over again.

28 Mar 2022


All about Sadhguru's Save Soil movement

Many might wonder how to save soil, is it even living?

21 Mar 2022

Climate Change

International Day of Forests 2022: History, theme, importance

About 80% of the world's terrestrial beings live in forests, including over 60,000 species of trees.

20 Mar 2022


World Sparrow Day: Save these creatures while you still can

We had a very beautiful artificial climber with very real-looking bright pink flowers hanging from the ceiling of our drawing-room.

03 Mar 2022


World Wildlife Day 2022: Save wildlife, save humanity

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) stated March 3 as World Wildlife Day at the 68th session on December 20, 2013.

14 Feb 2022


5 reasons to switch to local foods

Ever wondered about the journey of those very appealing and expensive exotic foods and their nutritional value?

08 Feb 2022


Sustainable gift ideas for Valentine's Day

Love can be expressed in a number of ways, and the most common way is gifting. Be it a bar of chocolate, or doing the dishes and letting your partner rest--it all comes down to giving something to make them feel loved and appreciated.

27 Jan 2022


5 interesting ways to recycle your waste

Amid high pollution levels and global warming, it is a good idea to recycle.

26 Jan 2022


Top 5 ways to create a sustainable home

Climate change has led several people to become aware of their responsibility to live a more sustainable life to save the planet.

14 Nov 2021

Climate Change

COP26: New global climate deal struck; India's coal pushback accepted

A new deal to tackle climate change has been struck at the COP26 Summit in Glasgow after its extra time plenary concluded on Saturday.

05 Nov 2021


Find out how you can make your lifestyle sustainable

Sustainable living includes decreasing the load on Earth's resources that we use and saving them for future generations.

05 Oct 2021


What are the most famous gardens in the country?

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were cooped up inside our homes for two years.

03 Oct 2021


Air pollution: Delhi to get Rs. 18cr as 'Green Fund'

The Centre has decided to sanction a "Green Fund" worth Rs. 18 crore for Delhi under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) to mitigate air pollution.

25 Sep 2021


A few effective tips to stay protected from air pollution

Air pollution is a silent killer.

17 Sep 2021


Some easy to grow, low maintenance plants for beginners

Let's admit, plants uplift our mood, but due to space constraints, difficulty in maintenance, and/or the high price of saplings, many of us refrain from growing greens indoors.

09 Sep 2021


Mumbai teen honored with international award for environment-related project

A 12-year-old environmental activist from Mumbai has been named as a 2021 International Young Eco-Hero in recognition of his efforts to solve tough environmental problems.

16 Jul 2021

Travel And Tourism

Few ways in which you can make eco-friendly travel decisions

Given that global warming and climate change are already happening, it's important to choose environmental-friendly and sustainable ways of living.

26 Jun 2021

Delhi Government

Delhi government to run 15-day plantation drive from today

The Delhi government will run a tree plantation drive for next 15 days starting June 26, as part of Van Mahotsav, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Saturday.

17 May 2021


Make these tweaks to your daily routine, reduce carbon footprints

A carbon footprint corresponds to the total amount of greenhouse gases produced to support a person's lifestyle.

Rare white-bellied heron spotted in Arunachal Pradesh

The white-bellied heron, a rare and elusive bird, was spotted at Walong in the Anjaw District of Arunachal Pradesh, officials said on Saturday.

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