12 Nov 2016, New Indian Express: ECOLOGIC- Pavitra Sriprakash, the Chief Designer and Director of Shilpa Architects writes about the Impact of Climate Change on Bio-Diversity and Sustainability.
“Galapagos is a spectacular group of islands in the Pacific Ocean, off the South American continent. Sometime ago crabs on those islands were severely threatened by human exploitation for their tasty meat. This invasive human intervention affected the food chain of the fish, penguins and sea lions. The Ecuador government enacted a law whereby eating this crab would be punishable with fines and imprisonment. The citizens stopped eating and fully participated in the conservation efforts! In a few years, the crab population rebounded and tourists now throng to watch wild life at close quarters. Sustainability is about sensitive economics!
Across the spectrum most studies show an unequivocal positive impact of conservation. Be the change and become a warrior against climate change.”