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
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
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!
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?