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Students join to cultivate organic rice

Organic-Farm-370x290Patna: Students from the Jesuit run St. Xavier’s College of Management and Technology braved the rain and joined the cultivation of Organic Rice at Tarumitra Bio-reserve this afternoon.

They congregated as a volunteer force to explore the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) method at Tarumitra, a 1000 kilometres away from Delhi.

Kerala to disappear in ten years: Jesuit environmentalists

rice-farmKerala as we know it now will disappear within next ten years unless urgent steps are taken to correct some negative trends, a group of Jesuit environmentalists has warned. “Kerala which has been known as God’s Own Country is fast heading toward an ecological disaster in the vital areas of food and health,” observed the group that toured the southern Indian state for a month in preparation for the opening of a Jesuit ecology center.