Is the Ganges Depressed?

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“Sometimes when I say I’m okay, I want someone to look at me in the eyes, hug me tight and say, ‘I know you’re not’.”AnonymousAccording to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is a common but serious mood disorder … Continued

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The Pipe Dream Project

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Well, so far The Pipe Dream Project has lived up to its name. It has continued to tell me that the project is little more than a pipe dream and I am barking up the wrong tree in wanting to … Continued

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The Plastic Free Coalition

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According to some sources there are 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the world’s oceans and seas, of which some 269,000 tons float on the surface, while about four billion plastic microfibers per square kilometer litter the deep sea.But … Continued

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Looking for a View of Heaven

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We Indians are intrinsically religious people and even though I have never professed to have been a follower of any faith or practice, one does seem to wonder at times about the greater game that is majestically and mysteriously played … Continued

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Let’s learn from Chennai

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Let us first look at some facts.FACT: Chennai received more rain in three days than it usually does in three weeks.FACT: Many of Chennai’s lakes have been reclaimed to build colonies on them over the years.FACT: Chennai is a coastal … Continued

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Situational Awareness and Survival

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One reason people get into survival situations, in the wilderness particularly, is because they do not care enough about situational awareness. The scenic beauty all around, the excitement of an adventure, the joys of being closer to Nature, the chat … Continued

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Recognising Survival Skills Instructors

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There is a great requirement for survival skills instructors. Even though the level of preparedness by the average citizen is woefully inadequate, the recognition of the need to acquire survival skills is still largely relegated in the recesses of the … Continued

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Never give up hope

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It has been said “Never deprive a person of hope, it might be the only thing he has”.This is as true as a philosophy as it is true for those faced with a survival self-reliant situation. You put up snares and … Continued

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Cody Lundin explain his thoughts

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Cody Lundin of Dual Survival fame and from the Aboriginal Living Skills School wrote an open letter to President Obama when news was reported about him participating in a survival programme with Bear Grylls. After some criticism and comments on … Continued

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