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Nov 14, 2022

PLAY FOR THE PLANET

The 14th of November is Children’s Day! Make sure to celebrate with your friends and play some fun games together. Did you know that playing games ...

Oct 29, 2022

Greening Cities for the Future

Do you live in a town or city? Around 3 in 10 people live in cities today, but by the year 2050, that number is expected to rise to nearly 7 in 10. H...

Sep 02, 2022

Celebrating Teachers, Nature’s Way

It’s Teacher’s Day on 5 September! Do you remember your very first teacher? What did you learn from them? Teacher’s Day is the perfect o...

Aug 05, 2022

FOR THE LOVE OF FORESTS

Have you read Rudyard Kipling’s classic The Jungle Book? Where is the jungle Kipling writes about? Find out! A lot of our Blue Planet is gre...

Mar 15, 2022

Earth’s Living Treasures

From seal to moth and cockatoo,All are linked to me and you.It starts with 'B,' has priceless worth—The massive range of life on Earth.What is it? ...

Mar 01, 2022

Earth Hour Special Edition

Let’s Build Back Nature! Close your eyes and imagine what an ideal life could be 20 years from now. What do you see? Watch this video to hear wh...

Feb 15, 2022

Spring Clean the Green Way!

Spring is in the air! Which plants flower in the springtime where you live? Our living spaces require regular tidying and conscious care to ke...

Feb 01, 2022

Earth’s Women Heroes

Did you know a book written by a woman ignited the modern-day environmental movement? Click here to find out about the book and its author....

Jan 15, 2022

Nature’s Wealth of Wisdom

Who do you turn to when you need guidance—a family elder, teacher, or friend? Read William Wordsworth's poem 'The Tables Turned.' Which teacher does...

Jan 02, 2022

Green Your Resolutions

Welcome to 2022! The year is already off to an interesting start with news of the first newly identified plant species of the year being named after ...

Dec 16, 2021

Let’s Cheer for This Year!

It’s Christmas Eve! What will you wish for at Christmas this year? Read this article on how to make your Christmas celebrations friendlier to our p...

Dec 04, 2021

The Treasure Beneath Our Feet

If you were asked to name the world’s greatest treasure, what would you say? Would you name a place of historical significance, a natural or cultur...

Nov 19, 2021

Paint This Thanks giving Green

Today is Thanksgiving Day, a holiday observed in different countries when people usually enjoy a meal with their families and loved ones and share al...

Nov 03, 2021

Young Planet Champions

CHILDREN’S DAY SPECIAL EDITION Today is Children’s Day, and a Sunday too! Isn’t that lucky? Children have a special superpower—the powe...

Oct 17, 2021

Alliance for Climate Action

Have you read the poem “My heart’s in the Highlands” by the Scottish poet Robert Burns? Scotland, with its scenic highlands and seascapes,...

Oct 02, 2021

Nature’s Custodians

Look around you. What do you think stood here hundreds of years before this place became a city? Did any people live here? Globally, people wh...

Jul 27, 2021

The Snake Ssstory…

Slithering around for millions of years, snakes are so old that they existed when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Found on every continent on earth excep...

Jul 08, 2021

Life in the Oceans !

Ever wondered, what color does the Earth look like from outer space? Of course, Blue! Almost 70% of our planet is covered with water with "coastal se...

Jul 03, 2021

Life in Plastic is not Fantastic

We have entered the month of #PlasticFreeJuly and today we are celebrating the International Plastic Bag Free Day. This day was established...

Jun 01, 2021

A Generation for Restoration!

A popular Chinese proverb says: “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is NOW.” We may not be able to go back 20 y...

May 25, 2021

Being Endangered

Do you know how many species are out there? Honestly, we also don’t really know! However, it is estimated to be in millions—with new species disc...

May 03, 2021

Sing, Fly, Soar –Like a Bird!

The migratory birds stitch our world together and remind us of what we have in common. They are among the most powerful symbols of biodiversity and e...

Apr 20, 2021

Restore Our Earth!

It's April 22, the Earth Day! On this day in the year 1970, Senator Gaylord Nelson kick-started the movement to provide voice to the emerging environ...

Apr 01, 2021

Small Action = Big Impact

“You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give.”-Winston Churchill Nothing gets done by one person alone. Change, more o...

Mar 27, 2021

Nature Unplugged: Earth Hour Edition

The year of 2020, the year of global pandemic, of wildfires and the warmest year; This was the year we all got a wake-up call from our planet!It’s ...

Mar 01, 2021

Rivers for Life

We all have heard the phrase “River of Life”, well it’s much more than just a phrase. Rivers are an essential ecosystem on our planet, not ...

Feb 24, 2021

More Than They Can Bear it!

A powerful symbol of strength and endurance to the extreme cold, Polar Bears are the largest bears on Earth! International Polar Bear Day is tomorrow...

Feb 02, 2021

Green Love!

The month of February is all about spreading love and so is our latest edition of Nature Nuggets!  Flowers, heart-shaped candies, expressing ...

Jan 31, 2021

A Swamp Story!

Marshes, lakes, ponds, rivers, mangroves, estuaries, swamps, fishponds and even rice paddies! Any idea what’s this edition all about? It is neither...

Jan 16, 2021

Walking the Wild Corridors!

Here’s an exciting update and a moment of pride for all of us!Did you know India is all set to be the only major country to achieve the targets of ...

Jan 01, 2021

The Homecoming!

Once again, it’s the most fascinating time of the year! As we enter this New Year, 2021, let’s begin by welcoming and appreciating our beautiful ...

Dec 27, 2020

Soil-Ology – Keep Soil Alive!

Did you know that one tablespoon of a healthy soil has more organisms in it than there are people on Earth?! Yes, soil is the most diverse ecosys...

Dec 23, 2020

THE POOP POWER!

THE POOP POWER! Let’s just say it out loud; where there is life, there is poop! Well, all living things poop. But if you think all animal poops ...

Nov 18, 2020

Watch out for the birdies!

A little bird, with plumage brown,Beside my window flutters down,A moment chirps its little strain,Then taps upon my window-pane,And chirps again, an...

Nov 12, 2020

Just Keep Swimming!

In this edition of Wisdom Nuggets let’s celebrate World Fisheries Day together! Every year on 21st November, World Fisheries Day is celebr...

Oct 23, 2020

Is Climate Change Real?

“Debunk the Myth!” Every time we read or hear about Climate Change, we wonder whether it is actually affecting us.  Whether we bel...

Oct 18, 2020

Ghosts of the Mountains!

Not really a ghost! But this edition is dedicated to one of the most elusive mountain cats, the ‘Snow Leopards’. It’s rare though, but watching...

Sep 15, 2020

Ozone: Our Planet’s Sunscreen

Did you know that this year we celebrate 35 years of the global Ozone layer protection?! Yes, in 1985, the Vienna Convention was adopted by 28 countr...

Sep 01, 2020

Living with Wildlife

Did you know that the first wildlife week was started back in 1952, when the Indian Government established Indian Board of Wildlife, with a vision to...

Aug 20, 2020

The Mighty & Magnificent

“They demonstrate, what we consider, the finest human traits!” From being intelligent to being family-oriented; from having great memories to ...

Aug 10, 2020

The Amazing Amazon!

Often referred to as “Lungs of the Earth”, they produce more than 20% of the oxygen in the world! Celebrated every year on September 5th, can you...

Jul 30, 2020

Fight Against Plastic

Despite all the dangers it poses, the ubiquitous plastic products continue to be a part of our lives. Believe it or not but soon there...

Jul 20, 2020

The Wild – Tread or Trade?

The human population has grown exponentially over the past years, to more than 7 billion people today! As it continues to grow rapidly every day, nat...

Jul 16, 2020

Pandemics- The Boomerang Returns

Would you believe us if we say that everything on this planet is connected! According to the theory of chaos, when a butterfly flaps its wings in New...

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