SaveTheHills(STH) is a group of concerned citizens who are raising awareness about landslides in Darjeeling-Sikkim Himalaya.
Many landslides are the direct or indirect result of human interference and preventable if sufficient care is taken.
As such, unless we begin a comprehensive and sustained program towards landslide management, prevention and mitigation, the consequences of ignoring years of human callousness will, in the future be devastating.
Wednesday, January 2, 2008
A comment to put us to shame
This is a one liner I received from one of the many people who correspond with me regarding the landslide issue:-
"may the new year move the apathy of people more than it has moved the mountains downhill..."