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EcoSikh Welcomes Biden’s stance on Climate

2 December

Press Release Washington November 25, 2020 – EcoSikh, a global Sikh environmental group, welcomed President-elect Joe Biden’s stand on climate and making this issue as the center of its domestic and foreign policy agenda. Dr. Gunpreet Kaur, EcoSikh USA President, said, Biden’s commitment to tackle the climate crisis as the centerpiece of its policy making […]

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June 5, 2020, World Environment Day

6 June

On June 5, 2020, EcoSikh did several activities to commemorate World Environment Day-2020 EcoSikh has done live, special interaction on Punjab’s response to the protection of environment and nature with S. Kahan Singh Pannu. EcoSikh Jammu team in association with Ecoriders Jammu did a plantation activity to commemorate World Environment Day 2020. EcoSikh Rajasthan Team […]

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EcoSikh Releases Study of Native Forest Species of Punjab

22 May

EcoSikh President Dr. Rajwant Singh released a study of Native Forest Species of Punjab at the state level webinar, which was organised in celebrations of International Day for Biological Diversity, jointly hosted by EcoSikh Punjab Biodiversity Board. This study was conducted to find the native forest plant species in order to enlist them and promote […]

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145 Guru Nanak Sacred Forests till March 2020

9 May

In continuance of Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s 550th Gurpurab, EcoSikh has persistently strived to create Micro-Forests using Miyawaki methodology safeguarding and restoring the purity of Environment. In the previous year since March 2019, EcoSikh has planted 145 beautiful and thriving forests in Punjab and in states outside Punjab. Starting from Gill Patti Bathinda, we have […]

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138 Guru Nanak Sacred Forests till December 2019

22 November

Our homeland, Punjab, is facing disastrous environmental challenges and EcoSikh has taken several initiatives to make a difference. In September 2018, EcoSikh had launched Guru Nanak 550 Campaign with a global target of planting 1 million trees by planting 550 trees at 1820 spots globally to celebrate 550th Gurpurab of Guru Nanak. In continuance of […]

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33 Guru Nanak Sacred Forests in just 6 months!

17 September

With blessings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, EcoSikh created 33 sacred forests in name of Guru Nanak, all across Punjab and fewer outside Punjab. Starting from Gill Patti Bathinda coming all the way to 33 forests was a completely different journey. EcoSikh is extremely thankful to all the individuals for making it a success story, […]

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Punjab gets 2 more sacred forests in a week "Gurdaspur and Chandigarh"

12 April

EcoSikh in collaboration with Afforestt created two more Guru Nanak Sacred Forests in Chandigarh and Gurdaspur respectively. Both these forests were created during forest making workshops in which trainees from various facets of life participated in large numbers and learned Miyawaki technique of afforestation with hands-on experience. Guru Nanak Sacred Forest in Chandigarh is situated […]

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The Guardian Covers the efforts of the Sikh community for planting one million trees worldwide

12 April

In their article, The Guardian wrote “ Sikhs around the world are taking part in a scheme to plant a million new trees as a “gift to the entire planet”. The project aims to reverse the environmental decline and help people reconnect with nature as part of celebrations marking 550 years since the birth of […]

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Guru Nanak Sacred Forest

18 March

First ever Guru Nanak Sacred forest established in Bathinda!Shubhendu Sharma, Founder of Afforestt and India’s foremost expert on forest creation spearheaded the creation of EcoSikh’s first ever ‘Guru Nanak Sacred Forest’ in Bathinda at village Gill Patti to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak. In a 3-day workshop organized by EcoSikh, over 80 […]

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EcoSikh marks Sikh Environment Day by creating first ever Guru Nanak Sacred Forest in Bathinda

18 March

Launches ‘Breathing Punjab’ an awareness project to counter the scourge of Air Pollution Press Links: The Tribune, Times of India, Punjab Express, 121 news, Fyi Chandigarh, CityAir News, NewzNew.com, Samachar Vishesh, Samachar Digital, TricityNewsOnline, Babushahi.com, BuzzingChandigarh, March 14, 2019 Chandigarh: EcoSikh has organized and launched the first ever Guru Nanak Sacred Forest in Bhatinda commemorating the 550th birth-anniversary […]

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EcoSikh Job Opportunity in Ludhiana – Campaign Manager

22 January

Job description: Campaign Manager/Program Administrator – EcoSikhLocation: LudhianaDated: 21 January, 2019 Start date: as early as 1st February, 2019 EcoSikh is a US based 501c (3)* non-profit organisation currently seeking to fill the position of a full- time Campaign Manager based in the Ludhiana area. The incumbent will be a motivated self-starter who has a […]

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Millets Langar at Guru Gobind Singh Ji's gurpurab celebrations

18 January

13 January. 2019 Ludhiana US-based non-profit organization EcoSikh organized millet langar stall to spread awareness about traditional food grains and their health benefits to the Sangat at Gurdwara Sarabha Nagar as a part Gurpurab celebrations with a mission to revive health in Punjab. EcoSikh millet food stalls included Ragi Barfi and Kangni (Little millet) Pulao. New […]

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Punjab CM announces plantation of 550 saplings in every village to mark 550th Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji

18 January

News Coverage: NDTV, DIPR, Pb. Govt., Business Standard, Punjab Tribune As part of the year-long celebrations of the 550th Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced that his Government would undertake an extensive plantation drive by planting 550 saplings in every village of the state by […]

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MP Randeep Sarai Endorsed EcoSikh’s Campaign ‘Guru Nanak 550’ in the Canadian Parliament

20 December

30th November, 2018; Surrey, Canada: Canadian Sikh MP, Randeep Sarai endorsed EcoSikh’s initiative of planting one million trees worldwide to commemorate Guru Nanak Dev ji’s 550th birth anniversary in 2019. During his speech, at the Parliament of Canada in Ottawa he congratulated the entire house and announced that the Sikh community will celebrate the next […]

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O.P. Soni, Environment Minister meets EcoSikh in Jalandhar

17 September

News Link:  Yes Punjab Ajit Jalandhar: O. P. Soni, Environment and Education Minister of Punjab, had a meeting with the representatives of EcoSikh regarding the environmental issues facing Punjab and how to connect the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak with environmental activism.  EcoSikh apprised the minister about organization’s plan to celebrate Guru Nanak’s 550th birth-anniversary […]

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Guru Nanak Bagh, Gurbani Based Garden inaugurated by EcoSikh

4 September

Press Links:  Tribune, SikhNet, IndiaEpost 20 August 2018, Moga: First of its own kind, a Gurbani based nature oasis has been created EcoSikh in Punjab. Guru Nanak Bagh(garden) was inaugurated on August 20, 2018, by EcoSikh in collaboration with the citizens of Patto Hira Singh village and the Patto Eco Tree and Landscape Society (PETALS). This […]

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550 ਰੁੱਖ ਗੁਰੂ ਦੇ ਨਾਂ!

4 September

          550 trees in the name of Guru! Let’s celebrate 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji by planting 550 trees each at 1820 locations worldwide! 2019 ਵਿਚ ਗੁਰੂ ਨਾਨਕ ਦੇਵ ਜੀ ਦਾ 550ਵਾਂ ਗੁਰਪੁਰਬ ਮਨਾਉਂਦਿਆਂ ਆਓ ਦੁਨੀਆ ਦੇ ਵੱਖ ਵੱਖ ਹਿੱਸਿਆਂ ਵਿਚ ਜਾਂ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ 1,820 ਸਥਾਨਾਂ ਵਿਚ 550 […]

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EcoSikh Holds a State Level Training Workshop on Tree Planting to Mark 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak — Launches a Hand Book on Plantation

25 July

Launches a Hand Book on Plantation ‪21 July, 2018; Ludhiana: Washington based EcoSikh held its second Punjab state level volunteer induction and training in Ludhiana. The focus of this gathering was to create a massive plan to plant 550 trees at various locations to mark 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak in 2019.  The organization is […]

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EcoSikh to Spearhead the Plantation of 1 Million Trees Worldwide to Celebrate Guru Nanak’s 550th Birth Anniversary in 2019

30 May

Washington, May 28, 2018: EcoSikh, an environmental organization based in Washington, is planning to engage the Sikh community to plant 1 million trees throughout the planet to mark the 550th birth-anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism. The organization’s goal is to reach out to Sikhs all across the globe to plant 550 trees at 1,820 […]

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PPCB and EcoSikh Join Hands to Promote Compostable Bags Pan Punjab

26 May

Gurdwara Dukh Niwaran Sahib Takes the Lead May 26, 2018, Ludhiana; US based environmental organization EcoSikh joins hands with Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) to push the use of compostable bags made out of potato and corn/bio-based starch at all religious places in Punjab. Heads of all the major religions gathered today at Gurdwara Sri DukhNiwaran […]

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Behavior Change Is Must to Fix Climate Change Issues

22 May

“We need to protect nature, for our own existence.” Scattered in almost 20 nations, the 30 million Sikh population believe in the Sri Guru Granth Sahib and the rich traditions of Sikh history which describes the Sikhs as pioneer in environmental work, the hard workers and the ones who thrive for the wellbeing of all, […]

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EcoSikh helps Plants 675 trees in US Forest

22 May

EcoSikh team planted trees in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, at Prettyboy Reservoir Watershed as reforestation project to save fishery near the Chesapeake Bay. EcoSikh worked with many environmental groups and many Americans focused on saving the environment. EcoSikh is spreading the message of Pavan Guru, Pani Pita….around the world and working to save Punjab’s ecology. This […]

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EcoSikh Joins the Nature Walk in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

7 May

EcoSikh joined the Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake, the Muddy Branch Alliance and the Chesapeake Bay Trust for an Interfaith Nature Walk at Malcolm King Park in Gaithersburg. The walk took place at 73-acre park, located at the end of West Side Drive. The city of Gaithersburg officials also joined. Kuldeep Singh Battu and his […]

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EcoSikh Training Urban Families to Grow their Own Food

24 April

EcoSikh Organized Grow Your Own Food Workshop EcoSikh Promoting Health Via Growing Healthy Food at Home Ludhiana, April 21, 2018; Over 55 urban families took benefit from ‘Grow Your Own Food’ training workshop organized by women wing of US based NGO EcoSikh in Dugri today to promote health via healthy food. The idea is to engage the […]

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Introducing Health Via Traditional Food Grains in Langar

16 April

Tickling the Taste Buds with Traditional Food Ludhiana, April 14, 2018; US based non-profit, EcoSikh organized millet langar stall to spread awareness about traditional food grains and their health benefits to sangat, at Gurdwara Sarabha Nagar as a part of Vaisakhi celebration with a mission to revive health in Punjab. EcoSikh millet food stalls included Ragi Ladoos and Kangni (millet) khichdi […]

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6th Annual Ecosikh Fundraising Gala

10 April

A humble request to join EcoSikh Fundraising Event on Sunday, June 10. We had to move the date due to various reasons. Your participation and presence will support this environmental initiative spreading the message of “Pavan Guru Pani Pita” in the world and the critical work of saving Punjab’s ecology. We will have tickets available […]

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March, a Month of Environmental Action by Sikhs

2 April

EcoSikh is a response from the Sikh community to the threats of climate change and the deterioration of the natural environment. Our organization arose as part of the Long Term Plans for Generational Change programme initiated in 2009 by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Alliance of Religions and Conservation, UK (ARC) to help […]

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Sikh Environment Day celebrated with plantation at historical Gurdwara Bauli Sahib

14 March

Zirakpur, March 14; Plantation drive organized to celebrate World Sikh Environment Day at the historical Gurdwara, Bauli Sahib under the aegis of Green Ganga Leher run by Bhai Manjit Singh of Ganga Nursery Zirakpur, along with plants saplings distributed as Buta Prasad. Over 2000 saplings including flowers, shrubs and trees were planted and distributed to […]

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Only Punjabis can save Punjab from Garbage

12 March

Ludhiana; March 10, 2018: Under the Sikh Environment Day, young volunteers of U.S based EcoSikh and Initiators of Change team organised a shout-out to public for a garbage free Punjab and shunning the use of Styrofoam (thermocol) and plastic disposable ware. Over 60 young Green Warriors today, conducted a symbolic clean-up at a roadside garbage spot […]

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Sikh Environment Day: EcoSikh to ignite Sikh community & environment lovers in Punjab, for decisive action against impending ecological disaster in state

9 March

EcoSikh Unveils Punjabi Song Kudrat to reveal Punjab’s Environmental Urgency Sikh Environment Day Celebrations on March 14 in over 18 countries and Punjab-wide Chandigarh, March 8, 2018: Taking forward their legacy of environment conservation, Washington based non-profit organisation EcoSikh , released a Punjabi song ‘Kudrat’, on the urgent need of environment protection, &  to coincide with […]

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