Tag: sustainability

Chennai man nurtures 300 trees using waste water

The India State of Forest Report states that India has a forest cover 701,673 sq km, or 21.34% of the country, compared to 640,819 sq km 29 years ago. The loss of trees at such a rapid pace has been due to reasons like water shortage, urbanisation among others.

Rally for Rivers: initiative to rejuvenate rivers in the country

The spiritual guru Jaggi Vasudev has launched a ‘Rally for Rivers’ initiative to rejuvenate rivers in the country. The initiative was flagged off in Coimbatore in presence of Union environment, forest and climate change minister Harsh Vardhan Singh, cricketers Virender Sehwag, Mithali Raj and car racer Narain Karthikeyan.