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A Story of the Earth and the Earthlings

A Story of the Earth and the Earthlings

On this Earth Day, trace the impact of humans on their planet throughout history

GSP Carnival 2024: The Solutions Showcase

GSP Carnival 2024: The Solutions Showcase

An exhibition of innovative ideas, offering solutions in the sphere of climate change, hosted on 30 January 2024 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

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As part of the Green Schools Carnival 2024, the Green Schools Programme (GSP) of the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) hosted The Solutions Showcase...

Should I cut the Tree?
Standing Tall and Green

Standing Tall and Green

An inspiring story of a school teacher, transforming a barren hilltop into an evergreen haven with sheer grit, indefatigable passion, and true love for nature.

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My name is Jeevan Singh. I was duly appointed in government service by my state’s education department in 2010. But I got properly initiated as a teacher only when I was posted at the Government Primary School, Sidhot, based in Salooni Educational Block of Chamba district in Himachal...

 

 

The Butterfly Garden Initiative

The Butterfly Garden Initiative

Showcasing how visionary projects can nurture future leaders who are not only academically adept but also environmentally conscious and aware.

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In an era of urbanization and technological advancements, the importance of connecting the youngsters with nature cannot be overstated. My school, the Sacred Heart in Kalyan, Maharashtra, stands as a beacon of inspiration in this regard. Their authorities had given me the mandate to set up a butterfly garden and provided all the required finance and manpower. And as our pioneering effort flourished with time, I was duly absorbed as a Nature educator...

Combating Triple Planetary Crisis through Mangroves

Combating Triple Planetary Crisis through Mangroves

The triple planetary crisis refers to three interconnected environmental crises that pose a threat to humanity—climate change, pollution, and biodiversity loss. We need to address this crisis by adapting to nature-based solutions that can leverage the inherent resilience of our ecosystem. One such solution is the conservation of mangroves.

Mangroves are the kind of trees that are found in intertidal zones, between high tide and low tide, in tropical and subtropical regions...

Book Review: Andaman Adventure—The Jarawa

Book Review: Andaman Adventure—The Jarawa

Set to introduce young readers to a terrain that is largely believed to be elusive and mysterious, Andaman Adventure—The Jarawa is a work of fiction by children’s author Deepak Dalal, known for his conservation-themed books and particularly his Vikram-Aditya series. The Jarawa, the first of a two part story set in the Andaman, also focuses on the young, adventure-loving duo Vikram and Aditya as they navigate a dangerous situation across the islands...

Some Popular Seaweeds of India

Some Popular Seaweeds of India

Deep dive into the jungles undersea and gather some fascinating facts about the wonder world of seaweeds along India’s coastline.

The Wonder Weeds in the Sea

The Wonder Weeds in the Sea

A fascinating account by a passionate marine environmentalist explaining why seaweeds are environmentally the most sustainable foods on our planet.

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Hi! Do you guys know what a seaweed is? It’s like the spinach of the sea. You might have eaten it in a roll of sushi or a bowl of green salad or a soup. But most likely, you wouldn’t have tasted it at all. That’s because in India, we don't have a popular tradition of seaweeds. But that's about to change—I believe as the founder of a seaweed food company called The Good Ocean...

GSP Carnival 2023: Solar 30

GSP Carnival 2023: Solar 30

A coverage of the GSP Teacher’s Workshop: Solar 30 on using renewable energy in schools and solar lamp-making, organized on 22 February 2023 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

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Harnessing the power of the sun can not only help us curb global warming, triggered by the burning of fossil fuels, but it can also teach us valuable lessons on sustainability. No wonder, solar energy has become a popular choice among schools, aiming to save ... 

Only Eco-friendly Cleaners

Only Eco-friendly Cleaners

Performing tangible actions to achieve credible solutions—making eco-friendly cleaning agents and raising awareness on chemically-intense products to control pollution.

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The unsettling sight of the Bellandur Lake—a foamy, cloudy demon gargling bubbles—and plastic litter—baffling mounds disposed irresponsibly—motivated me to act and revive our wonderful world. We all know that the climate crisis is going off the charts and the practise of ‘Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle’ is gaining alarming urgency. Thus, it’s high time that we all think about saving our nature...

Book Review: The Mission and the Mangoes

Book Review: The Mission and the Mangoes

The Mission and the Mangoes is a work of fiction that sets its premise around a dystopic, water-starved Earth where unrestrained mining, drilling and the exhaustion of earth’s resources is rendering the planet unlivable. The young author of the book, 12-year-old Hena Parveen, tries to marry a futuristic setting where technological advancements such as humanoid robots and regular space exploration are a reality, with the Earth’s ecosystem that is hurtling towards an inevitable collapse. Interestingly, all this does not take place in a far-fetched future...