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By Vishaal Bhat On 13 Feb, 2017 At 12:38 PM | Categorized As Environment, Featured, Lifestyle | With 0 Comments

How often do we blame others for the things that are wrong with the world today? Be it the rising pollution, the depleting fuel resources, or the water shortage we face every year. It is natural human tendency to wash our hands of errors/mistakes and blame others for the worsening situation, be it the environment […]

By Guest Blogger On 11 Aug, 2015 At 03:24 PM | Categorized As Environment, Featured, Miscellaneous | With 0 Comments

Environmental monitoring is necessary to make sure the conservative use of the depleting resources that the environment has to offer. Environmentalists have the hard task of monitoring water resources, air, soil and other important elements. The applications of the results of these monitoring services vary from mining to construction and other industries. The presence of […]

By Ramit On 9 Jul, 2015 At 06:19 PM | Categorized As Environment, Featured, Monsoon in Manipal, The Manipal Experience | With 0 Comments

Before leaving for Honey Valley last weekend – I had noticed a bunch of eggs laid by the Minervarya sahyadris in a roadside pool outside my house. Although a frog that is listed as endangered – probably due to it’s less extensive range – it is among the most common species in Manipal, especially in […]

By Guest Blogger On 24 Dec, 2014 At 11:05 AM | Categorized As Environment, Featured, Miscellaneous | With 0 Comments

Is it finally time to bid farewell to the incandescent light bulb? A study carried out by the International Energy Agency (IEA) found that if everyone in the world adopted lighting systems that were more efficient, the world’s electricity needs would be reduced by almost 10%. In addition, the switch would far outweigh any savings […]

By Vishaal Bhat On 27 Jul, 2014 At 10:11 AM | Categorized As Environment, Featured, Miscellaneous | With 0 Comments
Space litter

Over the past several decades scraps of metal and other mechanical materials have piled up in our Earth’s orbital ring.  It was year 1965 when US astronaut Ed White lost a spare glove when he went outside his spaceship for the first time. From that time, astronauts have accidentally added some of the more unusual […]

By Madhushri Mudke On 28 Nov, 2013 At 12:23 PM | Categorized As Environment, Featured, Lifestyle, Travel and Leisure | With 2 Comments

When I was a kid nothing fascinated me more than flying high so much so that I was an inch close from becoming an air hostess thinking that she gets to fly for free. But then I landed into medical profession out of nowhere but that’s another long story. I have been dreaming of the […]

By Guest Blogger On 29 Oct, 2013 At 07:31 AM | Categorized As Environment, Featured | With 0 Comments

A mason completes his day’s job at the two-storied building construction work site and goes to the river to wash his hands. It’s a well-planned city that he and his ilk have built, but it is regular work for the lot. Meanwhile, clouds gather over a God-forsaken place at the other corner of the world. […]

By Admin On 6 Aug, 2013 At 12:58 PM | Categorized As Environment, Featured, Miscellaneous | With 0 Comments

Click here to take part in the GreenWings photography contest Do you know someone extraordinary whom you would like to honor? Are you planning a special event which you would like to memorialize? Greenwings program is designed to make a lasting living gift to your community. With your donation, trees are planted in recognition of […]

By Guest Blogger On 15 May, 2013 At 05:24 PM | Categorized As Environment, Miscellaneous | With 0 Comments

Going green is very critical now and many businesses and homes are trying to do that in all they do. There are several ways you, as a business owner, can take your retail business into the eco-friendly category. From your retail packaging to your shopping bags, there are many ways to help your business go […]

By Vishaal Bhat On 28 Feb, 2013 At 08:27 PM | Categorized As Environment, Featured, Miscellaneous | With 0 Comments

About an hour and a half away from Manipal University is a campus called Namma Bhoomi situated near the town of Kundapura. It’s essentially a residential school for children of primary and secondary school who community workers recognize as needing an extra hand. The point of the school is not just to aid them with […]