Originally posted on Jane Dougherty Writes:
For the dverse open link. Days spinin and out of sight;night falls,stalls and starts again. When will the dawn break,take us out of the dark,bark with the first deer,hear the first bird,word-woven and pink-gold,folded samite, spread? Dread of the unknown and unseen,green-clouded ocean skies,dies in the sun-touched morning’s earlypearly…


Mountain Hawk-Eagle The mountain hawk-eagle (Nisaetus nipalensis) or Hodgson’s hawk-eagle, is a large bird of prey native to Asia. The latter name is in reference to the naturalist, Brian Houghton Hodgson, who described the species after collecting one himself in the Himalayas. A less widely recognized common English name is the feather-toed eagle. Like allContinue reading “LEARNING BIRDS # 03”


Crimson-backed sunbird at Nature’s nest, Tambdi Surla-Goa The crimson-backed sunbird or small sunbird (Leptocoma minima) is a sunbird endemic to the Western Ghats of India. Like other sunbirds, they feed mainly on nectar although they take insects, especially to feed their young. They are tiny birds that are resident and are found in forests butContinue reading “LEARNING BIRDS # 02”


The Indian Council of Agricultural Research won the King Bhumibol World Soil Day Award 2020 The King Bhumibol World Soil Day Award was conferred to the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for its commitment to raising awareness of the importance of healthy soils. Particularly during last year’s World Soil Day celebration, which addressed soil erosionContinue reading “WORLD SOIL DAY AWARD 2020”


World Soil Day: 5th December The International Year of Soils, 2015 (IYS 2015) was declared by the Sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly on December 20th, 2013 after recognizing December 5th as World Soil Day. The purpose of the IYS was to raise awareness worldwide of the importance of soils for food security,Continue reading “WORLD SOIL DAY”


Originally posted on Magnificent Meraki:
One evening He said to me,   Come as you are Follow my lead   Take shelter Find comfort   I will provide For Your every need   Do not be discouraged Do not be afraid   Do not fear The path Will be made clear   Wisdom Truth Faith…