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
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
Looking for inspiration?
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 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