"The effects are already visible and will be catastrophic unless we act now. We need everyone to join hands to ensure that we leave behind barrels of hope and prosperity."
"To say that we need to step up to protect the environment in the face of the pandemic is truly underplaying it."
State master trainer of National Green Corps Gundeti Yogeshwar was the chief guest of the event
Villagers to build a centre, where every family can plant a sapling and take care of it
The actor posted a picture of the Amazon rainforest fire, with the caption: Terrifying to think that the Amazon is the largest rain forest on the planet, creating 20% of the earth's oxygen
The community-led movement grew into the Environmentalist Foundation of India (EFI), a non-profit wildlife conservation and habitat restoration group.
The 32-year-old activist points out that leaving a comfortable job at Google was not difficult for him as he has "never been uncertain about anything that he has done in life.
The NGT's order had come on a plea by an environmentalist who had sought a ban on burning of agricultural waste and remnants in open fields.
He lauded the effort of Shah, saying that he started cleaning Versova in October 2015 and later it turned into a people's movement.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) was hearing a contempt of court application filed by environmentalist Manoj Mishra against Sri Sri Ravishankar's comments made on April 20