Category: NATURE COSMOS

The Living Root Bridge: Intimacy between Nature and Human

Every time I pack my bag and camera to Meghalaya, my mom asks the same question,” Why do you want to click photographs of the same place again and again.”  And I repeat the same answer, “Maa, the intimacy between nature and people is so alive in that place.”  Nearly all the time, Kerbolang keeps me company. He is not just taxi driver but…
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THE SONG OF THE COASTLINE: A Collection of Poems

  By Gauri Sinha Milan I witnessed a marriage, Of the sun with the sea, Those hues of fire smeared over the soft white linen, And words curling then hesitantly separating over gold and red, Don’t do justice to the scenic beauty that falls before my eyes, The lap of the sky wasn’t set ablaze, It…
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The Deadline.

Tick tock tick tock…  the time is ticking away.  All one has to do is keep a check of the clock in Union Square to get an idea of how long one has before the Earth calls for a time out on humanity. We began as beings who roamed the planet in search of food…
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Climate Change: Why It’s Now Or Never

By Shreya Sherkhane Do you remember when we had a whole of 12 years to save the planet?Not anymore, no. Now we only have the next seven months until it is irreversible forever. If we continue down this road where there is not an inkling of change, glaciers will keep on melting; global temperatures will…
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Lovers

The moss sitting fat over rocks are spectators, To the love affair of the sea and the land Their romance houses itself in the clouds, It pours down on the imitation gems of the ocean,  It is the language of mirage and the dialect of hope, And oh! their celebratory nuptials, The sound of this…
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COVID-19: An Alarm Bell to Reinvigorate the Environment

~ Khushi Koul COVID-19, an unprecedented crisis with catastrophic impact on both livelihoods and lives of folks across the globe, has been a major blow for the world economy and has made more than 25 million people its prey till date. However, it has evidently benefited nature, and its resources in ways no devised mechanisms…
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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2020

In honour of the World Environment Day, URI North India & Afghanistan created a video to spread mass awareness on environmental emergencies that our human race is confronted with.  It was a small endeavour by United Religions Initiative North India & Afghanistan and United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) India to facilitate Interfaith in Action. The…
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Religion and Ecology: Can They Facilitate Each Other?

By Tavishi Sharma “My heart is moved by all I cannot save so much has been destroyed I have to cast my lot with those who age after age, perversely, with no extraordinary power, reconstitute the world.” ~ Adrienne Rich The 21st century has been the advent of technology taking over our lives and the…
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World Environment Day

By Gracy Singh The World Environment Day which is celebrated every year on June 5, marks the commitment of humanity to protect the environment. It is an internationally recognized day which aims at educating people on environmental issues and their responsibility towards mother nature. More than 143 countries become a part of this celebration and…
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Whales- The New Environmentalists?

For as broad as a concept environment is, it surely seeks a lot of requirement for protection and improvement in the quality of natural or manmade surroundings. Unfortunately, few scientists and scholars have now started to believe that there is not much that we can do to reverse the detrimental effects of the human activities…
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