Literature is considered the best source to understand and combat social issues. Read on as I summarize the #CauseAChatter 2021 series. By no means an exhaustive list. But essential reads nonetheless.
Raising environmentally responsible children is not a choice anymore. It is a necessity. Children of today are going to inherit this damaged earth from us although we hope we can rectify that somehow. Needless to say, it is never too early to start them on environmentalism.
Lately, environmentalism and books on the environment have become mainstream. Popular authors such as Amitav Ghosh, Ramachandra Guha, and Madhav Gadgil have immensely contributed to it with their impactful writings. But not many are aware that India has a rich history of regional literature on the environment.
India is in the midst of Holocene extinction. Extinction as a result of human activity. Each year, over 150 species of plants and animals go extinct. It is now or never!
India is considered one of the 17 megadiverse countries in the world. Before we get to saving the environment and conserving nature, we need to understand the biodiverse ecozones.
We live in the Anthropocene Epoch, an era of significant human impact on the earth’s geology and ecosystems. With the deteriorating state of our beloved planet, it is imperative now more than ever to understand the gravity of the situation.