Chennai Against Plastics (CAPS) to Let Our Oceans Live (LOOL)

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We are alive because we breathe. Soon we will reach a state on our planet where the air being so polluted that if we breathe, we die!

 

14 out of the world's 20 most polluted cities are in India. India has seen rapid development in the past two decades, but it has come at the cost of increasing pollution. Children are among the worst affected by air pollution.

 

A lot of us never bother to draw in a deep breath in our rat race to succeed. So far we have been part of the problem and now we need to take stock and become active participants in the solution. 

Air Pollution is responsible for

Eco-friendly Air Fresheners & Repellents

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Source: Times of India

Aug 27, 2016

Natural home fresheners to make your home smell divine 

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Source: Times of India

Jan 25, 2018

Device attracts, traps & kills mosquitoes naturally using scents they find irresistible.  

After being a leader in 2015 with an increased forest cover of 2,501 square km, as of February 2018, Tamil Nadu has slipped to the bottom by recording a meagre increase of 73 square km which is 0.25 per cent, an all-time low in the recent past.

Going by the records released by Forest Survey of India, TN districts had lost their tree cover badly in 11 districts, thus questioning the accountability behind the multi-crore afforestation projects and the annual conservation activities taken up by the Tamil Nadu forest department over the past two years

 

Vegetation Loss in Chennai

The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is NOW

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Source: The Daily Mail UK 

Aug 7 , 2018

Jadav Payeng: has single handedly trasnformed a barren wasteland in Assam into a lush forest covering 1,360 acres by planting a tree everyday since 1979

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Source: Your Story

Dec 6, 2017

The Forest Way: With over 2 lakh trees, this NGO is regenerating a forest in Tamil Nadu

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Source: The Better India

July 11, 2014

Shubhendu Sharma: The Man Who Has Created 33 Forests In India – He Can Make One In Your Backyard Too!

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Sikkim - India's first fully Organic state

Jadav "Molai" Payeng, the 'Forest Man of India', has achieved something many would find unimaginable

In this short talk, eco-entrepreneur (and TED Fellow) Shubhendu Sharma explains how to create a mini-forest ecosystem anywhere.

Follow along as Shubhendu Sharma describes how to grow a 100 year old forest in just 10 years

Sikkim - India's first fully Organic state

Sikkim - India's first fully Organic state due to continuous effort for 10 years by the state government and people of Sikkim

The columns of Mexico's busiest highways are being converted to more than 600,000 square feet of vertical gardens