To harvest luffa for the fiber, the fruits are allowed to mature on the vine until they turn yellow or brownish.
11 Dec 2018
With this mandate it is hoped there will be a significant increase in the number of green jobs in the state.
30 Nov 2018
The second less-understood reason is the environment.
16 Nov 2018
Every brick has a story to tell – is an age old adage that implies that each brick has its own story and experience.
09 Nov 2018
Diwali is by far the country’s block buster festival.
02 Nov 2018
The sweets are being prepared and there is a general festive mood that is slowly setting in.
28 Oct 2018
Let’s continue to cogitate on the previous question: ‘What is smarter? A smartphone or a leaf’.
19 Oct 2018
During the Q&A of a seminar I was asked if a leaf was more high tech than a smartphone. This sparked off a debate on the definition of ‘high-tech’.
14 Oct 2018
I regularly jog to the beach with my dog.
05 Oct 2018
The issue with plastics is their disposal.
28 Sep 2018
Rivers are considered lifelines yet garbage piles, people encroach and untreated sewage pours, unabatedly.
16 Sep 2018
According to the World Health Organisation, India has 14 out of the 15 most polluted cities in the world in terms of particulate matter (PM) 2.5 concentrations.
07 Sep 2018
The Madhouse Effect, is a book by award-winning climate scientist Michael E Mann, and the Pulitzer Prize winning political cartoonist Tom Toles. According to one review, “it portrays the intellectual
31 Aug 2018
“What is a good material to consider for an outdoor deck?” asked a client building a home with many courtyards and verandahs.
24 Aug 2018
Last month Starbucks announced plans to stop serving beverages along with plastic straws by 2020. This is a huge indicator for many changes to follow soon.
19 Aug 2018