• Opinion

    Don’t Revoke US Paris Climate Deal- 5 Interesting remarks by Bear Grylls on Climate Change

    Bear Grylls, a well-known survival expert and a host of TV shows on the same subject, has expressed his concerns related to climate change, policies around it, energy and related issues often.  He is a supporter of the brigade that says that climate change is real and we need to protect our planet from it. Have a look at the 5 Interesting remarks by Bear Grylls on Climate Change: 1. Whatever our views: start of a new era & change keeps us on our toes! (Ps @realDonaldTrump plse though don’t revoke US Paris climate deal!)- 9 Nov 2016 Click to know What President Donald Trump has been saying about Climate change —————————–…

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    Opinion

    Climate Change is a Hoax tweets Donald Trump

    President of the Unites States of America and the most powerful climate change denier of the world Mr. Donald Trump has said repeatedly that climate change is a hoax, a stupid thing, a canard and a manipulation by scientists. These 10 interesting tweets of Donald Trump on Global Warming show his opinion and stand on global warming and climate change which are believed to be the most challenging threats to the mankind by many. 1. The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.  6 Nov 2012 ———————————— 2. Any and all weather events are used by the GLOBAL WARMING HOAXSTERS…

  • Environment,  Opinion

    Plastic in the ocean is now a big threat to the health of marine and terrestrial life

    Facts Plastics comprise 50–80% of the litter in the oceans An estimate from United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says that fishing gear makes up 10% of all marine litter which is around 640,000 tonnes. Global production of plastics is above 300 million tonnes per year. A large part of it ultimately ends up in the ocean. The nets used for fishing and dumped in the ocean after they are no longer fit to be used, tyres, buoys, buckets, bottles and bags are major source of plastic found in the oceans worldwide. Fishing net traps and kills many animal species ranging from turtles to seals to birds. It is observed that approcimately 90% of the…

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    Opinion

    Swachh Paryatan App cannot be effective unless we have sensibility and stringent norms to keep our tourist destinations clean

    Tourism in India is now a booming industry. It contributes around 7% of India’s GDP. However despite being a prolific 200 billion dollar industry its impact on environment is scarcely studied. Till now there is no study to quantify the impact of tourism on environment. Recently people started voicing their concern for Leh Ladakh, which is unable to cope up with the increasing number of tourists. There is 100% increase in footfall since the year 1974 when the place was first opened for tourism, putting severe pressure on already fragile ecosystem. In recent years Ladakhi people have dealt with water shortage, which was once a rare phenomenon. Environment crisis of Ladakh…

  • Environment,  Opinion

    Roopkund, Yarsagumba, Bugyals and the High Altitude Pass Called Junargali

    We could feel nothing but thrill when we landed in Roopkund. This filled our bodies wrapped under many layers of jackets, caps and gloves with the necessary warmth. It was an early morning of May 2016. It is not allowed to stay up there in Roopkund for more than 15-20 minutes. What you really see there is a very small ‘pond’ like lake. Roopkund appeared like a half frozen bottom of an oval tub pushed fit in the high reaches of the mountains. Of-course we could locate a few skeletons there. The weather was fast changing and within minutes of our landing it felt as if very soon the clouds and fog would…