Earth Friendly, Healthy Living

In memory of Dr Abdul Kalam….

Rony Joseph

Posted on 2 August 2015 - No comment Dr Abdul Kalam, scientist and visionary is one of the greatest humans that India has produced since Gandhi. He envisioned a developed India by 2020 and laid out a plan to achieve that goal, which seems quite reachable today. In his memory, Zojila planted 25 trees. https://www.grow-trees.com/viewer.aspx?cid=NDAzNTY3-oCL3QPJSkZs%3d  

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Bhutan, a model for the world

Rony Joseph

Posted on 12 March 2016 - No comment The tiny Himalayan nation of Bhutan has been on a sustainable and enlightened path to progress. In fact it even redefined what progess should be...an indication of the happiness of its people. Some years ago, they stopped measuring Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and instead measured Gross Domestic Happiness.  It is no wonder then that they have achieved so much. http://www.fastcoexist.com/3057722/how-the-tiny-poor-country-of-bhutan-became-one-of-the-most-sustainable-countries-on-earth?utm_source=mailchimp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=fast-company-daily-coexist&position=1&partner=newsletter&campaign_date=03122016  

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Save on heating costs this winter

Rony Joseph

Posted on 28 December 2011 - No comment Home heating costs are usually a big chunk of your annual energy costs, but there are ways to cut them down http://www.treehugger.com/htgg/how-to-go-green-home-heating.html

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See what we can do when we act together

Rony Joseph

Posted on 31 December 2011 - No comment A group of wonderful people, ordinary citizens, (a lot from France and Belgium), movie stars got together and pretty much bribed the Ecuadorian government not to destroy this amazingly rich rain forest for the oil that lies underneath.  http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/gallery/2011/dec/30/yasuni-national-park-ecuador-rainforest?intcmp=239#/?picture=383846259&index=0

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Organization is the key

Rony Joseph

Posted on 1 January 2012 - No comment One of the basic laws of thermodynamics states how things inevitably get disorganized over time.  But you didn't need to study thermodynamics to feel this law in action in our everyday lives.  If you don't do anything, our homes and cars and desks get cluttered over time.  Even if nobody lived in your home, given enough time, the law ensures that the house will end up as a disorganized pile of debris. I use cleaning as a trick to get myself started on days when you know you have a lot to get...

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