Ambattur lake is polluted by dumping of garbage

In a metro city like Chennai, water requirement is more. To fulfil the demand, huge amounts of money are spent on various projects. With this being the case, it is pathetic to see waterbodies being exploited. Continue Reading

Modi launches programme to vaccinate 500 million livestock

Asking people to shun single use plastic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the wanton use of plastic posed a hazard to the environment and had led to livestock and fish being killed. Continue Reading

Velacheri residents get filthy bin removed, begin composting waste

What does one do to bring about change? Well, two women from Seshadripuram, Velacheri, show how it is done. A garbage bin which was a sore point in the neighbourhood was removed by the civic body after two residents- Beverly Vineeth and Karpagavalli Venkatesan- took up the issue. Continue Reading

Activist Sadhana distributes nests for homing sparrows

It has been almost 10 years now since Sadhana Rajkumar started distributing nest boxes to encourage sparrows to start living in the city once again. The birds, once considered extinct in the city, are now back here and all the credit goes to this Besant Nagar resident who was so keen on bringing these little birds back home. Continue Reading