Search Results:  About 53 Search for -conservation
Why Do We Need Tigers?

Why Do We Need Tigers?

What tigers eat and the space they occupy protects the health of their entire ecosystem.

Water Conservation vs Carry Water by Train, Which is Better?

Water Conservation vs Carry Water by Train, Which is Better?

Carrying water by trains could be an emergency measure. Chennai has a strong tradition of water harvesting. But the problem is that most of these structures are either defunct or poorly maintained. Chennai which had 19 major lakes covering an area of 1130 hectares. But these waterbodies have been heavily encroached upon reducing their spread to just about 645 hectares. Its time that we understand the importance of water harvesting.

Reviving a Lake using Artificial Wetlands in Delhi

Reviving a Lake using Artificial Wetlands in Delhi

Wetlands purify water through natural processes where aquatic plants act as bio-filters. Plants absorb phosphates and nitrates from the water and roots help to put back oxygen into the water.

Constructed wetlands are a cost-effective method of treating wastewater and polluted water bodies. These are low cost solutions and can be easily made or replicated.

Save the Sparrows: How to Build a Nest With Rakesh Khatri

Save the Sparrows: How to Build a Nest With Rakesh Khatri

Mr Rakesh Khatri has actively promoted sparrow conservation. Since 2007, he has been building nests for sparrows using natural material like bamboo, jute and coir. He trains young people to build these nests so that they could put them up around the city.

Bringing the Sparrows Back Home

Bringing the Sparrows Back Home

In an urbanized world, we have cut down trees and taken over the natural habitat of the birds.

Around the World in a Year
Craters on the Road

Craters on the Road

Every monsoon the incidences of caving in increases. Nature or human activities–who is to blame?

Home, Not-so-Sweet Home

Home, Not-so-Sweet Home

Ever wondered what our homes are made of?

Solar Suresh: Home With Solar Panels, Biogas Pant, Rainwater Harvesting and Organic Vegetables

Solar Suresh: Home With Solar Panels, Biogas Pant, Rainwater Harvesting and Organic Vegetables

D Suresh lives in Kilpauk in Chennai in his green and sustainable home. An IIT and IIM graduate, 71 year old Suresh has managed to set up a rooftop solar plant, biogas plant, rainwater harvesting, rooftop kitchen garden and a bamboo forest in front of his house. Solar Suresh as people call him today is the face of sustainable living in the new Urban India. Watch to know more! 

The Guardians of Our Ecosystem

The Guardians of Our Ecosystem

One man’s journey to save the dying vultures in Tamil Nadu.

Finding Neera

Finding Neera

Can we control the ongoing water crisis all by ourselves? It's not about whose responsibility it is, but what we are doing about it.

“When water became a commodity, I lost my freedom. More importantly, it put a financial burden on those who couldn’t afford to buy it. Today, water companies sell drinking water and advertise it being rich in minerals and full of vitamins. Big corporates such as soda companies have been buying rivers for industrial purpose and farmers have no water to irrigate their fields. As the rivers dry up, animals also start wandering and enter villages in search of water, with a threat of getting trapped or killed.

Fog Catchers of Peru