Articles categorised by Ecology
The Flyover and the Farm
October 11, 2014
Once you reach the summit of the aged Mohamedi Manzil building, you spend a few moments trying to make sense of this big, fat terrace farm in the middle of this big, fat street.
The Story of a Walk
January 31, 2013
At low tide, the rocks create little tide pools in the ocean, as pretty as the wading pools in the grass today. As you've probably figured, the sitout's a great place for scenic-scapes - tide pools in front of you, wading pools behind! flocks of gulls perch at the line of water unruffled. To their right is the Afghan church, its steeple like a spinal cord arching for the sun. There's plenty of pink in the background, most likely fall colours of the Indian almond tree.
City Farming Gurus in Mumbai
January 28, 2013
City farming can greatly reduce the burden of kitchen waste through compost. Greater Mumbai generates about 6000 tonnes of garbage per day, of which only 3-4% is composted. As our landfills choke with filth, one wonders, “Why not compost biodegradable garbage at a local level, rather than burdening the civic system?”