(100th post on Eco-Intelligent!) This may sound like a philosophical post, but it’s not. Nevertheless, I really do feel that the effect biomagnification has on humans is very much like karma (coming back bigger and greater than ever before). Don’t get it? Read on!
A river’s life has one purpose: Find a way to flow to the sea with the least amount of effort. This condition of “least effort” is the river’s equilibrium state. Often, this state is not achieved for hundreds or thousands of years since the origination of the river… […]
Life on Earth is a wondrous thing. It will do everything it possibly can, to make sure it survives. Every organism in this world has a wonderful ability to adapt to changes in it’s surroundings. This adaptation is what allows it to tolerate small changes in it’s environment; […]
Before you start something new, what is the first thing that you do? Most people take an inventory; what are the things they have and what are the things they will need. What are the things that are likely to change over the course of “this activity” and […]
Floodplains are a fascinating piece of landscape. Problem is, we never talk about it. Rivers tend to hog all the limelight. When it comes to economic needs, the river is studied more closely; what fishes can we derive, what is the discharge of the river, whether a dam […]
Click here, and here to make a change in Delhi’s air (but go ahead, read the post too). Diwali is a time of jubilation. It is a time when we run around the place in new clothes, boggling sweets and putting on weight. There’s smiles, laughter and if […]
African elephants are majestic creatures. They are the largest land mammals in the world. They inhabit almost the entire continent of Africa, and occur is two major subspecies: the larger and more widely known Savannah (or bush) elephants and the slightly smaller Forest elephants. The forest elephants are […]
Bigger the family, more the mouths to feed. When the human family is as large as 7 billion, the amount of food that needs to be produced to feed all of them (ideally) is mind boggling. In India, the amount of calories that a healthy male is expected […]
Let me make this clear. I hate mosquitoes. They are noisy, irritating and somehow manage to find your ears and buzz next to them even when you cover yourself up completely. Also, I’m not a fan of itching every part of my body they decide to have their meal from. […]
This environment blog seeks to answer this question with every piece we publish. In this post, I would like to distill this down to 3 key reasons as to why we have to conserve and restore nature and all it’s ecosystems.