World aims to cut carbon emissions. See how industry can contribute

Our globe is heating and excess of Greenhouse Gases (GHG), including CO2, methane and nitrous oxide, are responsible for...

Promoting agroforestry the way forward in mitigating climate change

Expanding the land area under agroforestry systems, which integrate trees alongside crops, is a promising strategy to of...

Heatwave effect can be cut by decongesting cities

At 43.1 degrees Celsius, Delhi recently experienced the hottest day in July in 9 years. Meanwhile, parts of Canada and U...

Your takeaway food, bottles form half of ocean plastic waste: Study

We know our oceans are inundated with plastic refuse, but what exactly constitutes this waste? A detailed study has found single-use bags, bottles, food containers and food wrappers are the four most commonly found plastic pollutants in sea waters. These four products constitute almost 50% of all man-made waste making its way into oceans, the study has found.

Pune man uses vacant flat to make compost from city’s garbage

The pandemic has turned life upside down for many and property owners, who lost tenants due to mass reverse migration, were no exception. This IT consultant from Pune, however, made the most of his vacant flat by utilising it for his dream project: generating compost out of city’s garbage.

Want to save water? Know your water footprint first

We don’t just drink water, but we eat water as well. A closer look at the concept of water footprint will explain that we don’t just drink and eat water, but we wear it, play with it, drive it and what not!

Is plastic pollution our Waterloo moment? Look around, there’s more

Single-use plastic has emerged as the biggest challenge facing our planet, or is it? Well, if you believe the government, social organisations, media et al there is no other way to save Planet Earth but to get rid of plastic rotting (not literally) in our oceans, soil and food chain.

Think big, act small: Every individual effort can contribute to sustainability

The Earth Day, which falls on April 22 every year, is an occasion to remind us -- Home sapiens -- of the reality that we are just a spec on the timeline of this unique planet, but as the smartest species ever, it is our responsibility to sustain its livability for all living being.

To stop species annihilation, protect forests, adopt regenerative agriculture

The first global biomass census report of 2019 shows that some 7.6 billion humans that inhabit this land account for jus...
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