Articles in the Ecowatch Category
Ecowatch, October 2012 »
This author’s trip to the popular Jim Corbett National Park has left her in no doubt that the most dangerous and destructive animals are those that walk on two legs– the human beings.
August 2011, Ecowatch »
Is there something amiss with the teaching of environment education in schools? Despite all the projects that children do on environment, how much do they really know and how much do they care? The author outlines a few objectives that will help children come closer to Nature.
Every school does its bit by getting children to plant a tree or make some compost. But apart from working as little breaks from their otherwise heavy learning schedule do these programmes achieve what they should? Here are some suggestions on how you can ensure sustainability in your EVS classes.
April 2011, Ecowatch »
That trees are extremely important for Man’s survival is a know fact. Then why do we cut down trees in the name of development and progress? There actually is an alternative to cutting down tress. They can be translocated. This beautiful photo essay tells us how.
August 2007, Ecowatch »
Schools are meant to prepare you for life. But how prepared will you be if they don’t teach you about your own region? Citing Ladakh as an example this article asserts the importance of “locale specific learning.”
Ecowatch, October 2009 »
In our rushed lives, how many of us stop a moment to take a look at what nature has to offer? We don’t even seem to notice that something around us is missing until an environmental group or a news channel points it out to us.