Like each year the impending world environment day on 2018 is being awaited with fervour and gusto among non governmental organisations, governments and communities across the globe. With this year’s theme being completely in sync with the most severe environmental challenge of plastic pollution, an unparalleled number of people in…

Even the most erudite and enlightened philosophers have never been able to demystify the arcana of life. Various religious and philosophical doctrines have built their tenets around comprehending the meaning of life or existence. However, it remains elusive to human discernment even in our modern and far-evolved times. Life is…

The most pertinent aspect of human life is that humans are just a minuscule, tiny part of the infinite, mysterious universe. Like most other species of living organisms, humans have been extensively dependent on their natural ecosystem for all their needs. Yet, unlike the other organisms, they are recklessly abusing…

“I have a pounding chest pain” I remember telling my friend in a quivering panicky voice. Next, I was in the hospital bed being administered one among thousand bizarre looking medicines. I walked back home relieved for being alive, with an extensive kit of pills. My thoughts raced back to…

Words traffic and pollution have such a clichéd appeal that, there is a strange paranoia about penning down any thoughts around these issues. Yet these happen to have become such buzzwords for Bangalore janta that refraining myself, would demand self-possession of another degree.

The city dwellers have redefined the term…

Each year the world environmental day comes as a reminder of how profoundly the human civilisation is dependent on its ecology. Although every year the unique themes fixed by UN focus on various global environmental concerns, the theme for 2019 namely ‘Air Pollution’ holds an exceptionally special relevance.

The last…

Neeraj Pande

Environmentalist

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