Environment

The Himalayan Biodiversity in Jeopardy

The aesthetic beauty of Himalayas is indescribable in words. Let's dig into some facts: The Indian Himalayan region covers an area of 530,000 sq km – which is about 16 p...

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Harmful Agricultural Practices lead to Skewed Sex Ratios among Virginian Reptiles

Mercury contamination threatens many ecosystems worldwide. Methylmercury bioaccumulates at each trophic level and biomagnifies within individuals over time. Long-lived turtles...

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Microplastics Take Over the Arctic

The oceans all over the world are flooded with tons of plastic. Many must have heard of the great Pacific garbage patch, a slowly swirling gyre of thousands of tons of plastic...

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Eight million tons of Plastic Waste dumped onto the Oceans Every Year

The World Earth Day is observed on 22nd April. It originated in the horror at the damage humans were causing to the ocean. It was started in 1970 by a US senator, Gaylord Nels...

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Moving away from Concrete Jungles to Vertical Forests

The rising heat, melting polar caps, global warming and greenhouse effect are just a few of the grave dangers our planet is facing and it majorly boils down to deforestation a...

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New Interactive Tool Brings Climate Change Closer to Home

Wouldn't it be perfect to have an interactive tool that could teach you more about climate change and how it is affecting the area you live in? Canada has an answer for this. ...

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Can we save the Northern White Rhino from Extinction?

The story of our interaction with the northern white rhino is one of the conservation movement’s saddest tales of recent times. “In the 60s there were 2,500 northe...

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Climate Change may displace more than 140 Million People

The world is in trouble. For years, scientists have carefully accumulated data that confirms what we hoped wasn’t true: The greenhouse gas emissions that have steadily s...

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Mother Nature adds to the woes of the Sex Workers

Bangladesh, home to over 160 million people, was the sixth most affected country by global warming between 1997 and 2016, and scientists calculate that more trouble is to come...

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Drought Ridden Somalians Now Face A Famine

2017 was not Somalia's year. While they did inaugurate a new president and parliament in a historic election process, and also launched National Development Plan (2017-19), th...

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Father Of The Groom

Makrand Deshpande’s new play Pitaji Please—should count among his best so fa...

August 16 2019

Writ petition filed in Supreme Court to lift restrictions imposed on media in Kashmir

NEW DELHI, August 10: Today, Ms. Anuradha Bhasin, the Executive Editor of Kashmir Times,...

August 11 2019

Jon Stewart was Television Gold

Citizens all over the world would do well to follow his parting advice, “If you sm...

August 9 2019