Pune, September 15 The Pune Municipal Corporation

Mumbai, September 15 She may not have found great support from her own party or from the big mandals, but Mayor Dr Shubha Raul says her initiative for an eco-friendly Ganpati fest has been an encouraging start

Pune, August 27 Use soluble clay and vegetable dyes to make 20,000 idols for festival
The forthcoming Ganesh festival may be an environment-friendly one, thanks to the efforts of the Directorate of Social Forestry through its National Green Corps (NGC).

Over 800 schools across the state have made 20,000 eco-friendly Ganesh idols


The fragrance of flowers offered to deities at shrines will now linger on, long after the flowers have wilted away.

The Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP) in Lucknow has launched a new project called

Mumbai, August 18 To encourage eco-friendly celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi in the city, the IIT Bombay (IIT-B) and Save Powai Lake Committee will launch its annual eco-friendly Ganesh idol-making workshop for schools from Saturday.
The workshop

Mumbai, July 31 After successfully encouraging eco-friendly idol immersion during Ganeshotsav for two years, Chembur's Pestom Sagar residents have taken their campaign a step further this year.

the mix of salt and freshwater at Everglades in Florida, us, makes it the only place on earth where alligators and crocodiles co-exist. It has a massive network of lakes, creeks, swamps and rivers

NEW DELHI: Water conservation activists on Tuesday sought establishment of a separate environment protection authority with powers to monitor and implement water pollution laws in the country. The activists were addressing the ongoing three-day "River Revival' meeting at Bal Bhawan here.

Complaining that the rivers and water bodies in the country were being destroyed and degraded, the activists said the Centre should be made a statutory body to monitor the situation.

Times have changed since stretches of the River Thames were declared "biologically dead" in the 1950s. A colony of seahorses was revealed to have made the London waterway its home this week, joining more than 100 species of fish, dolphins, seals, porpoises and the occasional whale spotted in the murky waters in recent years.

Seahorses Found In Cleaner Thames UK: April 8, 2008 LONDON - Marine biologists believe seahorses could be breeding in the Thames as the river becomes cleaner. About five short-snouted seahorses, (Hippocampus hippocampus) have been spotted during routine conservation surveys, leading scientists to think they have probably established a resident population. The news has been kept secret until now because the seahorse has not been protected. But from Monday, the marine creature and its environment will have protection under the Wildlife and Countryside Act, 1981.