March 22, 2012
Since India attained independence, the per capita availability of water in the country has plummeted 70% to 1,582 cubic meters per year. This makes India a water-stressed nation. If the. . .
November 28, 2011
Clay can be moulded into any desired shape before it is placed in a kiln. But once it is fired, the shape cannot be changed. Thus we should teach our. . .
November 5, 2011
In 2010, the Indian government said a firm no to Bt brinjal, a genetically modified vegetable supposedly more resistant to attack from pests and disease. Recently, the Chinese government. . .
September 27, 2011
Children, youth is the bindu – the center point of life, a time when we are neither child nor adult. It is an ideal stage for training the mind. The. . .
September 23, 2011
Over one billion vehicles are currently in use in the world today. Emissions from these vehicles is upsetting the delicate balance in nature, increasing global warming and resulting in climate. . .
July 16, 2011
Amrita Sanjeevani, the student seva association at the Amritapuri campus recently organized a youth camp for its core members. Over the past academic year, the students were part of many. . .
June 6, 2011
Thousands of Amrita students have participated in the Amala Bharatam cleanliness drives to-date. Hundreds have helped sort and process the trash, making sure proper recycling and composting is done, wherever. . .
May 27, 2011
Back in the 19th century when man-made polymers, aka plastic, made their grand debut, little was known about the lethal side effects. Fortunately, a lot has changed in the last. . .
April 19, 2011
Consider this. In the last 40 years, world consumption of paper has grown four hundred percent! Today, the world consumes about 300 million tons of paper every year. Most of. . .
January 1, 2011
Will the year 2011 mark a return to more sustainable ways of living world-wide? Or will it get worse, our relentless assault on Mother Earth continuing? In 2010, atmospheric carbon. . .