Published on August 1, 2022 Ahmedabad: A study carried out on the coast of Gujarat indicated that various heavy metals, salinity, nitrate, and carbonate/carbon trioxide can be found in both seawater and groundwater. The ecological risk index (ERI) was found to be higher for the study area compared to the areas focused on in Kerala … Continue reading ‘Seawater brings wave of risks to Gujarat’
In lockdown, fresh air stepping out into Gujarat
Published on April 22, 2020 AHMEDABAD: The lockdown has made Gujarat’s roads seem lifeless, but the state is showing unmistakable signs of improved breathing as pollution levels plummet. The presence of ozone (O3) over Gujarat has increased by about 7% and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) levels have been reduced by 80% over cities like Ahmedabad! Rudradutt Thaker … Continue reading In lockdown, fresh air stepping out into Gujarat
Green loss: 20 trees uprooted in 2 days
Ahmedabad: On Saturday and Sunday, Ahmedabad Fire and Emergency Services (AFES) officials removed 20 trees from city roads and structures which were damaged by fallen trees. These trees were about 40 to 100 years old, said AFES officials. In almost every monsoon, the city witnesses over 100 such tree removals. While uprooting or falling of … Continue reading Green loss: 20 trees uprooted in 2 days
Making Dethali tourist friendly, for winged visitors!
AHMEDABAD: About 15 years ago, Dethali was just another village of Mehsana district fighting water scarcity. In 2002, a project began to create an artificial lake, which could store up to 90 million litres of water, primarily as a reliable water resource. Eight years later, the lake evolved into an ecological miracle. "We started working … Continue reading Making Dethali tourist friendly, for winged visitors!
Where have the little beauties gone?
Urbanization, Pesticides Are Destroying Breeding Grounds Of Fauna With Paul John As monsoon cast its mag ic on Ahmedabad, staff members at Sundarvan nature park in Satellite, this year, could hear just a solitary toad croak to its mate. The nature park is situated right in the middle of a dense concrete jungle. Park manager … Continue reading Where have the little beauties gone?