A quote by David W. Orr from his book, Ecological Literacy: Educating Our Children for a Sustainable World.
A rather large part of the population in various countries is lately feeling called upon to demonstrate, writes Bhagawati.
“The widespread separation of humans from nature can be traced to a few key historical developments, starting with the rise of Judeo-Christian values 2000 years ago,” writes Heather Alberro in The Conversation, on 17 September 2019.
In water-deficient hilly territory, SOS Organics manages to run on its own steam, writes Anjuli Bhargava in the Business Standard, India. Published on July 1, 2019.
Articles from the web based on the 2018 Oxford University study and Greenpeace’s 2019 report that highlight the impact meat consumption has on the environment.
Study finds microplastics are now part of our food-chain; Indian factory succeeds producing shoes from plastic bottles; Etihad Airways pioneers plastic-free flights.
We have mistreated our abode like a kind of junkyard while dreaming about our golden future, states Keerti. Published in the Deccan Chronicle on April 30, 2019.
Thai Buddhist Meditation Master Acharavadee Wongsakon has seen the future and it’s not looking good. Published in The Bali Times on April 19, 2019.
In the Swedish city of Eskilstuna, people are committed to sort their household waste into seven different-coloured bags. A video by Dougal Shaw, published on BBC on April 12, 2019.
Priya can relate to what a friend told her in regard to ecology. He had said, “I used to worry for my grandchildren, now I worry for us too.”
By using modern technology, I feel we are hurting this vibrating, juicy earth with the dead garbage of plastic, radioactivity, bad air and so on.
Please would you comment.
Latest news about a planned scientific experiment in geoengineering by Harvard researchers, is yet another shocking example of how far scientists will got to test their ‘ideas’ on how to control and manipulate nature, writes Bhagawati.
Eco-designer Samudra writes about growing up in Brittany (Northern France) – from her memoir ‘The Freedom of Having Nothing’: “There was never really a time when I wasn’t making new things out of old. It was always going to be that way.”
Inspiring and illuminating presentation of how to bypass the conservative funeral industry and how to come to terms with the reality of having one’s dead body disposed of. Bhagawati has the latest on body recycling.
In this supermarket in the Netherlands, consumers don’t have to pay an additional price for getting their food in environment friendly packaging. Shown on BBC on March 3, 2018.
Excerpts from Samudra’s book ‘The Freedom of Having Nothing’ – now available as paperback: Moments in Kyoto, Milan and Hamburg.
Small, sustainable and serene, SOS Organics workshop in the hills offers salvation of a kind to the locals it touches, writes Anjuli Bhargava. Published in Business Standard, India, January 30, 2018.
Osho talks on the topic of ‘trees’ and tells the story of the Taoist woodcutter: “Either man has to turn back and drop the Western aggressive attitude or man has to get ready to say goodbye to this planet. ”
Mumbai matriarch, Amla Ruia, is one of the most prolific dam builders in the world, writes Aamir Rafiq Peerzeda on BBC on December 12, 2017.
An excerpt from Chapter 12 entitled ‘Ukrainian partnership’ of ecodesigner Samudra’s new book, ‘The Freedom of Having Nothing’.
“This whole life is geared around wrong things. Money is more important than meditation,” says Osho, answering a disciple’s question.
While the mass media are outdoing each other with reports from Texas about the massive destructive impact of hurricane Harvey, little is being said about what is happening in Asia. By Bhagawati.
Further to his article on the impact of the Fukushima disaster, Surendra addresses the ongoing dramatic concerns about the global nuclear industry which are widely being kept mum about.
Osho answers a question about the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster that happened at the time he was in Uruguay during the World Tour.
In an unexpected turn of events, India’s Supreme Court has ruled that the Ganges and Yamuna rivers are not ‘living entities’, revoking a recent decision by a High Court in Uttarakhand that they are.
Climate change has become a huge catchphrase. Concerned individuals and environmental groups, politicians, big businesses and the often anonymous ‘stakeholders’ have joined the chorus, writes Bhagawati.
Does Earth Day really mean anything to the 7,5 billion people who crowd this planet? – asks Bhagawati.
Whanganui River in NZ, Ganges and Yamuna in India have been granted legal status of a person, writes Bhagawati.
Naina interviews and writes about the life of Jadav ‘Molai’ Payeng, an exceptional and compassionate man who surrendered his life to giving.
Surendra looks at radiation poisoning unleashed onto humanity and ponders the end of Kali Yuga and Osho’s vision of a possible buddhahood outcome. Part 2 of 2 of his essay, ‘Radiation and the Nuclear Nightmare’.
With humankind now being constantly exposed to radiation, Surendra looks into the chilling status quo. Part 1 of 2 of his essay, ‘Radiation and the Nuclear Nightmare’.
World Food Day was held on October 16, 2016. In a letter to Professor José Graziano da Silva, Director General of the FAO, Pope Francis made his stance on GMOs and the Biotech Industry abundantly clear.
Prem Gaffar, a new sannyasin, says: “I’ve started to stand off and observe things and it looks as if… people are destroying themselves… The world is destroying itself.”
Article 45: Last call of our astronomer – and of the international scientific consensus as well – this time about the shocking effects of (over-)population and (over-)consumption on the planet and the people.
Thimmakka is not a book-inspired environmentalist. She did not go to school or get any formal education. She worked as a labourer and like most voiceless Indian women, took life head-on for survival.
Science is still working continuously to find a way to prolong life – to make it longer and longer and longer, and then ultimately to make life immortal.
On video: Greenpeace holds a historic performance with pianist Ludovico Einaudi on the Arctic Ocean. It is going to take more, so much more…
Report on a unique and successful coral restoration project on Bali, initially facilitated by Narayanadeva and Prem Rani. Reported by Steve Baragona on May 25, 2016, on Smithsonian.com.
Full transcript of Satya Vedant’s speech at the International Medical Conference and Health Festival in Poland on April 16, 2016 in Wroclaw, Poland.
Arjuna shares some thoughts, reflections and prophecies about what should be the most significant Earth Day Celebration in its 46 years long history.
Why have human beings gone through this struggle since the very beginning? Were there not already highly developed civilizations living on this earth? And yet their consciousness got lost and man had to start all over again.
A very touching and profound story of a young traveler meeting Elzeard Bouffier, who took it on himself to plant tree seeds in a desolate area in France.
Shazar, aged 67, is active in India: working at a children’s shelter and engaged with an Australian foundation to harvest water.
A song written in the voice of the Earth’s atmosphere about how he’s feeling ill, what’s wrong with him, and that he’d like to improve his relationship with humanity.