Plastic Waste | Greensutra | India

Pollution by Plastic Waste

India recycles about 60% of plastic waste, compared to world’s average of 22%. Approximately 40,000 Tonnes of Plastic Waste is generated daily in India as compared to 15,342 Tonnes that was recorded in the year[…]

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Iceberg Broke Off from Antarctic Peninsula | Greensutra | India

Giant Iceberg Broke off from Antarctica

Iceberg 4 times the size of the state of Delhi breaks off from Antarctica’s Ice Shelf. Credit: NASA/USGS Landsat On  12th July 2017, a giant iceberg broke off from Antarctic Penninsula. It is now reported[…]

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Climate Accord | Greensutra | India

The Climate Accord

153 Parties have ratified to the Paris Climate Accord of 2016. On 8th July 2017, United States of America won key concessions on Climate Accord from world leaders at the most fractious G20 summit to[…]

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Focus on Renewable Power

Focus on Renewable Power: Plans to drop Coal Based UMPP

  Plans for 4000 MW coal based power plants dropped to focus on Renewable Power. In a first of its kind, the state of Gujarat has announced to drop plans of a 4000 MW Coal[…]

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Water Wastage | Greensutra | India

Water Wastage : Most Common Causes

On an average, 1 person wastes somewhere between 0 to 45L of water everyday.  Water is used in every aspect of life. With this being said, water is also the most thoughtlessly used natural resource[…]

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Supreme Court : Bans BS III Vehicles | Greensutra

Supreme Court Bans BS III Vehicles

Supreme Court Bans BS III Vehicles with effect from 1st April 2017 On 29th March 2017, the Supreme Court of India put a Ban on the sales and registration of BS III norms compliant vehicles from[…]

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Ozone Pollution | Greensutra | India

Ozone Pollution : India Ranks Highest

Most recent studies have shown that India ranks the Highest, beating China, in Ozone Pollution. People wake up to a smoggy morning everyday in India. This smog mainly comprises of Ozone, an airborne pollutant. Over[…]

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1st Mammal Species goes Extinct courtesy of Climate Change | GreenSutra | India

1st Mammal Species goes Extinct courtesy of Climate Change

    Bramble Cay Melomys – 1st Mammal Species Goes Extinct   Increasing Global Warming is the root cause of all climate changes. Climate changes are slight in some cases and drastic in the others.[…]

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Iceman of India

Chewang Norphel is responsible for making 15 Artificial Glaciers earning him the title, ‘Iceman of India’.   Ladakh,a cold mountain desert, sees a low average rainfall of 50 mm annually making people dependent upon glaciers[…]

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Air Pollutions In Most Indian Cities is Hazardous to Health | Greensutra | India

Air Pollution Kills Nearly 1.2 Million

  With frightening rates at which air pollution is increasing in Indian Cities, lives claimed by it are also increasing.  As many as 1.2 Million deaths take place every year says a Greenpeace India report[…]

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