Eco-Sikh UK will be holding the 2nd World Sikh Environment Day Conference on Sunday 20th March from 1pm – 2.30pm GMT. The event will bring together academics, activists, campaigners and experts to discuss some of the biggest environmental challenges we face today.Continue reading “World Sikh Environment Day Conference 2022”
Register here at http://bit.ly/EcoSikhUKOneness
Last year we saw world leaders come together in Glasgow for COP26, the most important climate conference since the Paris Agreement in 2015. But what is next?
Join us on Sunday 20th February at 3pm for our latest webinar – Oneness: Reflections of COP26. The event will discuss the impact of contributions from local communities including the Sikh Sangat since the conference ended just over three months ago.Continue reading “Oneness: Reflections of COP26”
Our friends at Eco-Sikh Ireland in partnership with ReforestNation will plant 1,150 trees as part of a nationwide initiative to plant over 1 million trees, in a bid to help reforest Ireland and combat climate change, global warming and bio-diversity loss.
The new micro-forest, the first of its kind in Ireland, will be named the Guru Nanak Sacred Forest – after the founder of the Sikh faith, Guru Nanak Dev Ji.Continue reading “Ireland’s Sikhs to Plant 1,150 Trees in honour of Guru Nanak”
Hints and tips to help you to identify the different birds in your garden or on your daily walk!Continue reading “Birdwatching Tips (Part One)”
To mark the Sikh New Year and World Sikh Environment Day over 70 participants attended the inaugural EcoSikhUK virtual conference.Continue reading “Marking World Sikh Environment Day 2021”
Eco-Sikh UK will be holding the first ever World Sikh Environment Day Conference on Sunday 14th Marchfrom 2pm. The event will bring together academics, activists, campaigners and experts to discuss some of the biggest environmental challenges we face today.Continue reading “Eco-Sikh UK to hold first ever World Sikh Environment Day Conference 2021”
Mid-February to Mid-March
It is during the early spring months of February and March that we see beautiful bulbs, flowering into delightful colourful displays of white, yellow and purple. From the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji are sung hymns in the tune of Raag Basant.Continue reading “Phagun | ਫੱਗਣ”
Hundreds of thousands of farmers predominately from Punjab and Haryana have descended upon the outskirts of the Indian capital, Delhi to protest against agricultural reforms that were ratified by the Indian state in September.
The controversial reforms deregulate the sale of crops at the Mandis (traditional regulated markets) where farmers are guaranteed a MSP (Minimum Support Price), leaving them at the mercy of the big corporations and large private buyers.
Check this short-animated video below by Vox to help better understand these laws and what they mean for farmers.
This is a great way to get near our feathered friends. If you want to attract a large number of birds, you will need to feed the birds high quality food. Attention to nutrition is essential. The food needs to be high in calories to give energy for flight and high in protein for feather and egg production. People would feed birds in winter only but now it is recommended they are fed all-year round. Continue reading “Feeding Birds in the Garden”
Mid-November to Mid-December
We welcome in the mid-November Sangraad month of Maghar (ਮੱਘਰ). On Ang 1109 of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, In Raag Tukhari, Guru Nanak Dev Ji says when describing Maghar:
‘Moveless, Wise and Omniscent is my Creator-Lord, but the whole world is moveable. ‘
The moveable world spins on its axis creating days and nights and the tilt creates the seasons as the earth orbits the sun. November is a time of cold frosty weather, bare trees, short days and long nights.Continue reading “Maghar | ਮੱਘਰ “