Environment

Can India's Groundwater crisis be cured with the help of Technology?

Groundwater in India is a critical resource. However, an increasing number of aquifers are reaching unsustainable levels of exploitation. If current trends continue, in 20 yea...

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Sweden's Highest Peak diminishes due to Rising Temperatures

Heatwaves are gripping much of the Northern Hemisphere, with record heat recorded from Japan, to Italy, through California. Death Valley, the hottest place on earth, broke its...

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India’s Concerted Efforts to protect its Endangered National Animal

Yesterday, on 29th of July, the world celebrated the Global Tiger Day and there are a number of success stories of tiger conservation that India can boast of. The Hindu report...

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An Urgent Need to Ban Use of One-Time Plastic

The Indian government has pledged to ban all single-use plastics by 2022, in a move which has been welcomed by both the United Nations and grassroots groups. The UN environmen...

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Let Live the next Spider you come across in your Home

Here's a little request. Please don't kill spiders the next time you see them in your home. I know it’s difficult to not kill them, given the fact that they are creepy a...

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The SDG Report Card 2018: A Reality Check

It is indeed true that the World Bank is one of the world’s largest producers of development data and research. Following the World Report 2018, World Bank has released ...

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Making Nature’s Biological Assets Visible And Valuable

There is a two-way fluid and potentially infinite interaction and innovation frontier between Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies and Nature’s biological and biomi...

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Indonesian Beach Club first to take the UN ‘Climate Neutral Now Pledge’

In December 2015, the whole world came together to sign the Paris Agreement, a global climate change agreement that laid the groundwork for a low-carbon future. The agreement ...

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Solar Powered Roads and Wearables are the Future

Electricity consumption in India (and all over the world) hits a new high almost every year. For instance, Indians use twice the electricity they used in the year 2000 and eig...

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The Fish You Eat May Contain Plastic Microparticles

A day or two ago my Twitter feed was filled with tweets from WWF, Dodo and the UN with headlines which said: "By 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the world’...

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How much is too much? Over-involved parents doing more harm than good

Parents play a major role inculcating values in their children. In the modern era, paren...

January 18 2019

People who risk their lives to build our Homes

The construction sector, today, is one of the biggest job providers. India has seen a co...

January 18 2019

Harvest Festivals celebrated across the Country

In today’s world, there is so much of monotony and pressure in everyone’s li...

January 17 2019