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The fate of the Ganga

India’s dying mother The BBC investigates the pollution of the River Ganga (Ganges) and how to clean it up. cp. Amma donates 100 Crore for ‘Namami Gange’ cleaning Ganga project (providing toilets for villages surrounding the River Ganga)

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(Coffee) grounds for optimism

In 34 Unexpected Ways you can learn how to use coffee grounds in the garden to enhance plants, repel slugs and cats, grow mushrooms and many other uses – and even get the grounds for free!

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Litter picking day

Amma has asked us to take part in a seva project that can be broadcast at Her birthday celebrations in September. I suggest we concentrate on litter picking. Continue reading »

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Digesting toxic mining waste!

from Guardian Weekly & Le Monde The sprouting plants look like a market garden.  Come spring they will produce white, yellow and mauve flowers.  But these plants are not decorative, less still edible.  They grow on sterile clay soil full of toxic metals, at the bottom of a former tailing pond at Saint Laurent Le … Continue reading »

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Cleaning Kolkata streets at night

In Amritapuri news, you can read how Amma and her devotees cleaned 3km of the road outside the Calcutta ashram during the night.   In this country we rely on the local council to keep the streets clean.  But if you walk down any road or path with awareness, you can always find litter to pick … Continue reading »

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Clearing up six months after Japan’s earthquake and tsunami

A series images showing how Japan has recovered six months after the earthquake and tsunami. Continue reading »

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EM (Effective Micro Organisms): guidelines for use

Guidelines for practical use of Bokashi from Kuleen Agro Services in Trivandrum (Kerala) Continue reading »

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‘Super sand’ to help clean up dirty drinking water

Contaminated water can be cleaned much more effectively using a novel, cheap material, say researchers. Continue reading »

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Beach cleanup

AYUDH Italy describe how they are cleaning up the beach at Naples. Continue reading »

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They call me Birdman

How one man has transformed a forgotten corner of Manhattan into a wildlife sanctuary. Continue reading »

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