Time for Nature

518 cubic meters of landfill space spared ; 2 million litres of water saved ; 1.65 lakh litres of petroleum conserved ; and 1,100 trees prevented from being axed This is no empty boast on the part of the Coonoor Municipal Corporation and Clean Coonoor. As on this World Environment Day, the theme of which …

Waltz of the Flowers at the Waste Management Park

31 March marks the end of the floral season in these hills, a two month period when parks and gardens of this hill station present a virtual kaleidoscope of the vivid pinks, reds, blues, and yellows of flowerbeds, contrasting with the verdant green of lawns and shrubberies. The essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson is known to …