A Beach Clean up on a Winter Morning

As a cool gush of air had blown past us on a winter morning in Chennai, our day started with the collection of trash from the beach stretch of Ashtalakshmi Temple in Besant Nagar. The poster released on the 6th of January brought 30 volunteers to the beach stretch. On 9th January by 7 am,Continue reading “A Beach Clean up on a Winter Morning”

The Beach ain’t a Dustbin!

India is blessed with a beautiful coastline, with several serene beaches and vibrant ocean fronts. Yet, we continue to misuse and ill-treat our fragile coasts that give life to several other life forms! There’s so much about the ocean that we don’t know! Join us in our effort, #EFISamudra, to conserve and protect our ocean.Continue reading “The Beach ain’t a Dustbin!”

Liberating Chennai’s Bottled Up Coastline

Beaches are not just vast stretches of sands, they’re a habitat! They ain’t a dustbin, ocean ain’t a landfill. Every bottle, plastic bag, straw, tampon, Plaster of Paris Idol we dump is killing a turtle, dugong, whale and countless fish. E.F.I in collaboration with the Greater Chennai Corporation and the HCL Foundation have taken onContinue reading “Liberating Chennai’s Bottled Up Coastline”

Chennai’s Blue Revolution has begun!

Chennai’s coasts play a vital role when it comes to the marine ecosystem of India. Consisting of vast stretches of beaches, they serve as nesting grounds for the critically endangered Olive Ridley Sea Turtles, and several other marine species. Owing to rapid urbanization, these beaches have today become a tourist attraction, which has caused countlessContinue reading “Chennai’s Blue Revolution has begun!”