DESI COW REARING, GLOBAL WARMING, CLIMATE CHANGE
Gir cattle grazing in their pasture http://www.kesariyafarm.com/img/portfolio/About3.jpg
Whether desi cattle we want to save cause or instead alleviate Global Warming in the net balance depends on correct management by humans, in our case Hindus.
We all release carbon dioxide as living beings, so do our cattle. We cannot love the cow and hate everyone and everything else, we shouldn’t disregard science. Let GauKaaryakartaas stop sloganeering & understand science to save both GauMata & SrushtiMata.
A. Cows can help us fight climate change, but only if we follow sustainable grazing:
The world is warming due to human practices: Global Warming we see today is therefore anthropogenic, or, ‘human-caused’... more
The Indian Desi cow: Potential for Hindu Resurgence in contemporary politics of India
Section I: Some science before politics: Taxonomy, evolution and physiology of ‘cattle’
(For clarity, buffaloes, nilgai, bison, mithun, yak and banteng are not included in the term ‘cattle’ or ‘gai’ in this blog, though buffaloes too are often otherwise considered ‘cattle’. For this blog, cattle = cows, calves and bulls.)
Activism for the Deshi Cow has the potential to be the next big mobiliser for political and social Hindu resurgence after the Ram Janma Bhoomi movement, can offer inputs in countering the Aryan Migration Theory, can positively affect Indian agroecology and our village economies, integrate our community components into one fabric, improve human health and create a conf... more