Climate Change on wildlife

The fact that climate change is a threat to wildlife has just got official acceptance in India. For the first time, the government has recognised concerns regarding climate impacts in its wildlife management plan and has gone a step further by weaving in the need for mitigation and disaster risk reduction actions. “Climate change is expected to make major impacts …

Birds From Around the World

Birds are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a lightweight but strong skeleton. Birds live worldwide and range in size from the 5 cm bee hummingbird to the 2.75 m  ostrich. They rank as the class of tetrapods with the most living …

Life Under Water

Three quarters of the planet Earth is covered by water. A majority of the planet’s solid surface is abyssal plain, at depths between 4,000 and 5,500 metres (13,100 and 18,000 ft) below the surface of the oceans. The solid surface location on the planet closest to the centre of the orb is the Challenger Deep, located in the Mariana Trench …

Preserving Wildlifes

Wildlife traditionally refers to undomesticated animal species, but has come to include all plants, fungi, and other organisms that grow or live wild in an area without being introduced by humans. Wildlife can be found in all ecosystems. Deserts, forests, rain forests, plains, grasslands, and other areas including the most developed urban sites, all have distinct forms of wildlife. While …

Safe Drinking Water Act

The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) is the principal federal law in the United States intended to ensure safe drinking water for the public. Pursuant to the act, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is required to set standards for drinking water quality and oversee all states, localities, and water suppliers who implement these standards. SDWA applies to every public water …

AIDI Olangoppo, Philippines

AIDI has started its operations through child rights and child education as well as health projects in the Philippines via local collaborations. The Philippines’ location on the Pacific Ring of Fire and close to the equator makes the Philippines prone to earthquakes and typhoons, but also endows it with abundant natural resources and some of the world’s greatest biodiversity. The …

About our Founder

Shibu Cheruvelil is the Founder & Executive Director of Agency for Integrated Development Initiatives (AIDI). He has been considerable experience working with Non-Profits in India, Asia -Pacific countries and USA for the past 18 years and managing human rights and other multi developmental programs. He gained extensive exposure in the development sector, encompassing oversight of country operations, liaising with various …