WORLD FOOD DAY-2008

on Oct3

Theme of World Food Day,2008 World Food Security, the Challenges of Climate Change and Bioenergy Credits: FAO Posted By: Dr Shuja ul Rehman Climate change affects everyone. But the worst hit will be hundreds of millions of small-scale farmers, fishers and forest-dependent people who are already vulnerable and food insecure. By affecting the availability of […]

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Sustainable Agriculture-Assured Food Security

on May5

For centuries man has been practising sustainable agriculture without any major damage to the environment.Increase in demand led to industrialisation and intensification of cultivation and livestock rearing. Mixed farming has almost faded and given way to stall feeding for livestock, indiscriminate use of chemical fertilisers for crop cultivation.Health hazards apart these practices are increasingly contributing […]

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Food Insecurity:Future full of hunger.

on May4

It is pretty certain that we wil be spending considerable effort and resources in this century on measures to prevent humanity falling into the abyss of hunger and man made disaster. Centuries of ruthless exploitation of nature has taken its toll. Drastic climate change is almost a certainty. Food security or the lack of it […]

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Nigeen Lake gasping for breath


Nigeen Lake in Kashmir once used to be known for its beauty and clear waters.Pollution, enchroachment and official negligence have ...

CLEAN UP AT 12000 Feet


Gangabal is one of the most amazing , high altitude lakes situated at the base of the daunting Mount Harmukh.[slideshow ...

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2011


THEME OF WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2011 Forests: Nature At Your Service Forests cover one third of the earth’s land mass, performing vital ...

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2010


Message for World Environment Day, 2010  by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Biodiversity, the incredible variety of life on Earth that ...