Tag Archives: environment

A day for the fellow inhabitants of our planet

World Animal Day is celebrated on October 4 every year! A tiger cub . . . Image: Save The Tiger Fund MISSION STATEMENT – WORLD ANIMAL DAY To celebrate animal life in all its forms To celebrate humankind’s relationship with … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Day, animal kingdom, animal rights, animals, blue planet, cat, cat video, Earth, Earthlings, environment, Homo sapiens, kitten, life, nature, news, October 4, random, rights, thoughts, tiger, tiger cub, world, World Animal Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Wall-E Movie Review

What would you do if you were the only living creature left on a toxic, uninhabitable planet called Earth? You would probably die of boredom! You are human afterall. But Wall-E (Waste Allocation Load Lifter-Earth class) is not human. He … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew Stanton, animated movie, animation, Buy N Large corporation, Disney Pixar, Earth, Earthlings, environment, Eve, fantasy, Hollywood, Hollywood movie, humans, junkyard, movie review, movies, multi-national corporation, Pixar, planet, random, robots, sci-fi, spaceliner, spaceship, Wall-E | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Can animals warn us of an impending earthquake?

Three undersea earthquakes shook the Andaman Islands yesterday and the tremors were also felt in Chennai. Click on this link for news reports about the tremors. The behaviour of animals can be used for predicting earthquakes . . . Image: … Continue reading

Posted in Chennai, dogs, Earth, Earthlings, earthquake, environment, fauna, how to, human rights, India, Indian Ocean Tsunami, natural disaster, random, science, South Asia, Tamil Nadu, technology, thoughts, tsunami, wildlife, world | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

சென்னையின் சாலைகளில் . . .

(On the roads of Chennai . . . ) Chennai faces more than its share of traffic congestion . . . this photo was taken at a gridlocked junction . . . Most of the roads now have central medians … Continue reading

Posted in autorickshaws, தமிழ், bus terminus, buses, Chennai, Earth, Earthlings, environment, India, language, life, MTC, national park, nature, peak oil, photo review, price rise, random, road safety, roads, South Asia, Tamil, Tamil Nadu, travel, Uncategorized, vestibule bus, wildlife, world | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Has UNCTAD gone crazy?

I was reading about the world summit on the global food crisis that is taking place in Rome with great interest when I was shocked to read this news report about the United Nations Conference on Trade And Development (UNCTAD) … Continue reading

Posted in agriculture, alternate energy, Ban Ki-Moon, cars, China, crops, democracy, Earth, economics, economy, environment, farming, food crisis, food riots, India, inflation, life, motorcycles, news, peak oil, politics, poverty, price rise, random, road safety, Supachai Panitchpakdi, the U.N., thoughts, Uncategorized, UNCTAD, world, world food summit | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 36 Comments

A green ride on the Greenfly!

My previous post was about cars that use Auto LPG. This one is about the world’s first motorcycle that is designed to run on Auto LPG- the Akhurst 500 Greenfly. The Greenfly . . . Image: Kyoichi Nakamura (www.motorradonline.de) The … Continue reading

Posted in ALPG, Auto LPG, Earth, environment, Greenfly, India, life, motorcycle video, motorcycles, news, peak oil, riding, technology, transport, world, XT500, yamaha | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Dual Fuel!

Dual Fuel Cars running on Automotive Liquified Petroleum Gas (also known as Auto LPG, ALPG, or by their brand names) and petrol/gasoline are becoming increasingly popular in India. We have always had taxis and autorickshaws as well as a few … Continue reading

Posted in ALPG, alternate fuels, Asia, Auto LPG, automobiles, cars, Chevrolet Spark LPG, CNG, Earth, environment, Hyundai Accent Executive eco LPG, Hyundai Santro Xing eco LPG, India, life, Maruti Suzuki 800 Duo, Maruti Suzuki Omni LPG, Maruti Suzuki WagonR Duo, Mitsubishi Cedia ALPG, peak oil, random, road safety, South Asia, Tata Indica Xeta LPG, thoughts, transport | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments