CNN IBN to recognise people working for ecological system

NEW DELHI: Even as the world gets ready to observe the World Environment Day early next month, the series Winning the Green Battle- Citizens for Earth is commencing on CNN-IBN to not just turn the spotlight on key ecological issues confronting the planet today but also highlight some green champions who are making a positive impact on the world around them.

This series will profile individuals who are turning the tide and winning the green battle by using modern day techniques and innovative technology to make the community safer and environmentally friendly, hence making the Earth a better place to live.

The special series will go on air from 31 May with stories on the news and will culminate with a half hour special on 5 June at 8.30 pm and repeat telecast on 6 June at 11.30 am and 9.30 pm.

Each of the individuals or organisations being featured on Winning the Green Battle- Citizens for Earth are green individuals in their own right who through one small idea or effort are showing ordinary people the way to go green. This series looks at eco-champions who are trying to restore the balance in our ecosystem with breakthrough concepts and new age ideas. Some of the crucial environmental issues which will be examined in this series include urban transport, garbage management, renewable energy, and urban biodiversity amongst others.

The award-winning series Citizens for Earth has been highlighting issues which the planet faces from the very people who inhabited it. While the first season of the series focus on some major hot spots that are under threat due to global warming, the second season profiled nation’s most endangered species and the brave men and women who were engaged in efforts to save them from the brink of extinction. In its third season this World Environment Day, the series will not only focus on vital environmental issues but also highlight some green champions who are making a positive impact on the world around them

Speaking about the new series, IBN18 Network editor in chief Rajdeep Sardesai said, “Winning the Green Battle-Citizens for Earth’ is a series that focuses on addressing various ecological problems and also to provide viable solutions thereby making the viewers more environmentally conscientious. Environmental degradation is a very real threat in today’s world and it is vital to raise awareness that how we can make a positive contribution towards improving the environment.”

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