When saving the environment has become the need of the hour and representatives throughout the world are getting conscious about bringing down the pollution level, carbon emission and plastic waste, Meenangadi, a panchayat in Wayanad district of Kerala, has already started its efforts to emerge as India’s first carbon-neutral panchayat.
Carbon neutrality, or having a net zero carbon footprint, refers to
This initiative by the inhabitants of Meenangadi, under the leadership of the panchayat representatives and a group of scientists, aims at propagating a sustainable environment. The project is also being supported and supervised by Thanal, a renowned organisation working for environment, the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation’s Community Agro-Biodiversity Centre, and Kannur University’s zoology department.