Many Indian cities, including metros, are facing pure water scarcity. Domestic water use in the country is projected to nearly double in less than 30 years, from 21 cubic kilometres (km3) to 41km3 in 2025. In 2025, India will consume 396km3 of water under normal conditions. If the monsoon fails, the scarcity would be even
One man’s mission to turn trash into utilitarian items for everyday use.
The village has set a standard of cleanliness much admired throughout India.
Close to 1,500 paper bags made from recycled paper were distributed by Chennai Mayor M. Subramanian at the Marina beach to spread awareness about the ‘plastics-free beach’ campaign recently. The event was organised by Exnora International as part of its ‘99999 Lights out campaign’ which aims to generate public awareness about the causes, consequences and
As part of the World Earth Day, some Chennai school students visited the house of Indra Kumar of Home Exnora, a prominent landmark in Chrompet region. The students and school staffs learnt about the importance of solid waste management, rainwater harvesting, recycling of kitchen waste and sewage generated in each house to bring down global
Outside home, Holland is doing its bit to meet the increasing demand for fuel by promoting algae farming, says a report. Algae, which can grow in fresh, polluted, sea or farm waste-water, can be used to purify the city’s sewage while feeding on the nitrogen and phosphates in night soil. Algae produce oxygen while using
In a major initiative, the children of 71 Pune-based schools participated in an Environmental Awareness Programme organised by the Commonwealth Youth Games 2008. To enhance awareness among the children of schools, interactive sessions on global warming, air & water pollution and solid waste management were organised. The students prepared artwork and paintings using Jigrr, the