Let's Return To Mother Nature!

 
 

Our beautiful blue planet, Earth, was formed almost four and a half billion years ago and a billion years or so later Life appeared on it. As myriad forms of life evolved, each dependent on the other, our planet was at one time probably the most spectacular part of the Universe.  Then evolved, about 200 thousand years ago, a species called Man. Mother Nature's intentions were certainly good. But this particular species thought otherwise.

He lived the life of a hunter-gatherer for most of his life. Only about 12000 years ago, he decided to grow his own food. And plundered the forests, the erstwhile source of all his food, to make vast, cultivable fields. He domesticated animals, some even bigger than him, to 'help' him. In some parts of the world today, these animals, the livestock, even outnumber man himself! Then he started trading. And expanded the repertoire of tradable commodities, built factories, ever the bigger, all spewing a variety of gases into the atmosphere, choking the earth. And his zest for faster trade and travel brought the cars and the jets that drank all the fuel hidden inside the earth's belly, only to spew more venom onto the atmosphere. As the gases of the livestock and the factories and the cars and the jets enveloped the earth, global temperatures have started rising. Water, the very essence of life, is becoming scarce. With oil wells drying up, food grains are finding their way into fuel tanks, as though feeding the machines is more important and urgent than feeding the mouths. The very foods that he grew (with added fertilizers and pesticides) and then processed to satisfy just the taste buds are proving his nemesis, causing far too many diseases, the so called diseases of civilisation. With food, shelter and trade monopolised by a handful few, poor are becoming poorer and the rich, richer. The pressures of sheer numbers of mankind and his livestock have driven many a species into extinction. These selfish actions of man, driven solely by money and deliberately unmindful of the consequences, are increasingly proving antagonistic to Mother Nature. As the blame game continues,  these are spiralling into a tragedy that is threatening the very existence of life on earth.

It is time we return to Mother Nature..

This website is inspired by the survivors of the devastating tsunami that struck the coasts of the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean on the 26th of December 2004. More than 200000 people died and many man-made structures crumbled without offering any protection to man. On the other, most of the primitive tribes and wild animals managed to escape before the tsunami hit and mangroves and trees protected the coastline and the people who clung on. The message is simple yet clear: Those who did understand nature could save themselves; those who did not, could not.

  • Stop the plunder
  • Bring the jungle to our concrete cities
  • Eat what a hunter gatherer eats
  • All live for one and one lives for all
  • Live and let live all the wonderful life forms on earth
  • But is it possible to undo the devastation?
 
     
 
     
  Tsunami Survivors:
Those in sync with Mother Nature survived the tsunami...
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Why more than 200000 people perished and most of the primitive tribes survived?
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Why most wild animals survived and some street dogs perished?
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Why coral reefs and mangroves protected and saved many lives and concrete structures succumbed and could not protect?
     
  Food Is Industry:
Mother Nature plundered by the Big Business of food production, processing and dairy
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Does agriculture harm the environment?
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Forest cover in the tropics continues to plummet
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Environmental Implications of Modern Animal Agriculture: Save the Planet with your Fork: Lacey Gaechter, University of Colorado
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Industrial Agriculture and Global Warming
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   The New Agriculture
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Global Warming and Agriculture
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Human Health Effects of Agriculture: Physical Diseases and Illnesses
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Against the Grain: How Agriculture Has Hijacked Civilization: Book by Richard Manning
First, Do No Farm - Synopses & Reviews
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Problems of the global freshwater situation
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Wreaking Environmental Harm - Another Case Against Farm Subsidies
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   GM study shows potential 'harm'
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Environmental impact of rearing animals for meat
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Animal Waste
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Biological pest control harms natives - adverse impact on native species
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Livestock’s Long Shadow–Environmental Issues and Options
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Drinking Animal Milk is Insult to Motherhood
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   What's Wrong with Dairy Products?
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   The Milk Letter: Robert M. Kradjian
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Bird Flu: Animal farming and man's intrusion into the environment are major factors in the spread of new diseases, writes John Vidal in The Guardian [See Flying in the face of nature by John Vidal]
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   ಗೋವುಗಳು, ಗೋ-ಲೋಬಲ್ ವಾರ್ಮಿಂಗ್ ಮತ್ತು ಗೋ ಸಮ್ಮೇಳನವೂ: ಡಾ| ಶ್ರೀನಿವಾಸ ಕಕ್ಕಿಲ್ಲಾಯ
     
  Flying High:
Once walked on barefoot, now flying high to heat up the Earth....
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Global Warming on the Road
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Environmental Implications of the Automobile
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   What is the Greenhouse Effect?
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Is filling the fuel tanks more important than feeding hungry mouths, asks George Monbiot - If we want to save the planet, we need a five-year freeze on biofuels [See Guardian, Mar 27, 2007]
     
  Concrete Jungle:
From dark jungles to air conditioned, well lit skyscrapers....
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Ultraviolet Radiation Related Exposures
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Dermatological Risk of Indoor Ultraviolet Exposure from Contemporary Lighting Sources
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Can Air Conditioning Make You Fat?
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Putative contributors to increase in obesity
     
 
  Back To Mother Nature: Can we ever return to the arms of our Mother Nature....?
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Back to Soil: By G.N. Ashokavardhana
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   Bats in the belfry: Modern buildings - even 'green' ones - are built to keep wildlife out. It's time we opened our doors to animals, says Jonathan Glancey [See Guardian, Dec 18, 2006] OR [See The Hindu, Dec 19, 2006]
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   The New Agriculture
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   What is Sustainable Agriculture?
bullet.gif (1001 bytes)   ಆಧುನಿಕತೆಯ ರೋಗಗಳು: ಡಾ| ಶ್ರೀನಿವಾಸ ಕಕ್ಕಿಲ್ಲಾಯ
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Updated: Nov 18, 2014

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