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Microplastics: All you need to Know

Studies show that microplastics are everywhere. Landfills and oceans are riddled with large amounts of plastic waste and debris. This plastic waste and debris can come in all shapes and sizes. Plastic Particles that are associated with the millimetre size… Continue Reading →

Greenhouse Gases: All you need to Know

Since 1990, there has been a 41% increase in Greenhouse Gas Emissions world wide. Any gas that is present in the earth’s atmosphere which can trap the heat brought in by the sunlight can is known as a Greenhouse Gas…. Continue Reading →

Composting Basics : All you need to know

Browns + Greens + Water = Composting Basics Composting is natures way to recycle organic matter. The general process of composting is to break down solid waste to its simplest parts. This results in high-carbon, high-fiber content along with inorganic… Continue Reading →

National Clean Air Programme : All you need to know

National Clean Air Programme was launched as a mid term, 5 year plan. Issues arising directly or indirectly from air pollution are directly related to most sectors including power, transport, industry, residential, construction and agriculture. To counter these ever increasing… Continue Reading →

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 to be adrift in the… Continue Reading →

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 date. It is assumed to… Continue Reading →

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 the past 17 years, Ozone… Continue Reading →

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. In one such recent incident, 1st mammal species… Continue Reading →

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 says. Information obtained through online reports… Continue Reading →

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