World Day to Combat Desertification 17 June 2008

on Jun17

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Theme for 2008 Combating land degradation for sustainable agriculture ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Credits : UNEP, UNCCD and green hopes. The 2008 World Day to Combat Desertification is celebrated under the theme, ‚ÄúCombating land degradation for sustainable agriculture.‚ÄĚ The issue is a real challenge in the modern society, both in developed and developing countries, as land degradation cannot […]


Combating Climate Change and Global Warming – 365 days a year

on Jun14

Starting June 5 we pledged to celebrate every day as the World Environment Day to protect our natural resources and combat climate change and global warming 1.Taking the message of UNEP to the masses, green hopes chief volunteer wrote a piece in a leading english daily of kashmir enlisting the “80 ways to celebrate” world […]


The sad story of Khushaal Sar . From Life to Death.

on Jun7

Less than two decades ago this used to be a living and thriving water body. Pride of the city. Cool breeze , crystal clear waters, fish in huge numbers, lotus stem, fishermen ,boats and bathing children. Well, a place teeming with activity. Then the sad story started. Sewage and trash from the fast growing number […]


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 ...


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


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