Browsing: Ecology

This section is a window to the happenings and challenges that Jammu and Kashmir’s fragile ecology faces. It tackles water bodies, forests, flora and fauna, wild life, weather and impact of developmental activities on mother nature.

Ecology
Angry Nature

Flash floods and cloudbursts are the new entries in Kashmir’s troubled lingo. With 19 occurrences in last 20 days, Kashmir…

Diary
Reliving Waltengo

Flattened by snow storm a decade ago, Waltengo Nar in South Kashmir’s Qazigund area is completely a different place now.…

Ecology
Axing Notorious Poplars

By Mir Faizan Anwar Prettiness of Kashmir is no secret. The verdant and flourishing coniferous forests enveloping the Valley and…

Ecology
Uncertain Times

Are we sitting on a ticking time bomb? Yes, feels experts. But is our government geared up for a Nepal…

Ecology
The Prized Lotus

After issuing avalanche warnings in army’s meteorological centre at the outset of his career, Sonam Lotus is a celebrity in…

Ecology
Right to Vandalize

With people trying to shadow environmental concerns by invoking religion the controversy surrounding Kousar Nag yatra refuses to die down.…

Ecology
The dying Chinar

By: Mir Liyakat Nazir Jis khak ke zamir main ho aatishe Chinar Mumkin nahin ki sard ho wo khaakee arjumand……

Ecology
Dumping Kashmir

If environmentalists are to be believed we are sitting on a time-bomb and waiting silently for it to go off.…

Ecology
Preserve or Perish

Shabir A Dar “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.”  ― Mahatma Gandhi World…

Ecology
A Flailing Society

A civilized society is born out of care for the environment, a sense of duty and belongingness to the places…

Ecology
Dumping Woes

The debate around Achan dumping site misses one important element: security of kids living in the neighbourhood from canine dogs.…

Ecology
Cementing Livelihood

With concrete replacing traditional ways of demarcating farmlands a huge chunk of land is left useless across Kashmir. The trend…

Ecology
Stinking Beauty

Famous health resort Gulmarg which is known for its vast meadows and wild flower beds is facing existential threat as…