Environment Protection


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Clean Ganga River – From Dream to Reality

Since 1986, when the Ganga Action Plan was conceived, the Central government has pumped in about Rs 5,000 crore to clean a river considered holy by hundreds of millions of…



Fighting Climate Change

Bharat is a land where natural forces are worshipped as divine power and Mother Nature is been revered as the nurturer of humankind on the planet. From tree, water to…


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Doom and dharma

I often feel challenged when asked to speak at climate change gatherings. Especially so, at events like the five-day Rebel Camp that Extinction Rebellion recently held outside the Scottish Parliament….


Will Ganga become another Saraswati River?

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) says the Ganga river water is absolutely unfit for “direct drinking” and only seven spots from where it passes can be consumed and that…




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Ancient Hindu Wisdom and the Environment

Vedas, Yogic Sciences and Nature ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ is a phrase repeated in the ancient Bharatiya texts like the Maha Upanishad. It expresses one of the fundamental underpinnings of Bharatiya culture. Translating…