Saving the rhino is now a cup of tea

Aug 09, 2013, 03:10 IST | Dhara Vora

Now, you can do your bit to save the one-horned rhino and its habitat in Assam by sipping on a cup of tea from the state

Oxford Bookstore has tied up with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) to save the rhinos of Assam. 

One-horned rhino seen in the state zoo of Assam. Pic/AFP

Proceeds from the sales of every estate tea flavours including Budlabeta, Hapjan, Khobong Sessa as well as Cha Bar blend and Organic Assam tea will go towards WWF’s conservation project.

School children take part in Bombay Natural History Society’s tree plantation drive

Another interesting eco-friendly activity that you could be apart of this weekend is the free sapling distribution by Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) and National Society of the Friends of The Trees, in association with Rotary Club of Bombay Seacoast. Species that will be distributed include Indian Laburnum, Deshi Badam, Jambhul and Kailashpati. Go ahead, make it a greener planet.

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