Climate Change threatens Nilgiri Biosphere | Greensutra | India

Climate Change threatens Nilgiri Biosphere

Fauna and Flaura face endangerment at Nilgiri Biosphere. The Nilgiri Biosphere was first constituted by UNESCO in the year 1986. In the year 2012, UNESCO declared it as a World Heritage Site.It is situated in[…]

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Net Metering : Benefits and Policies | Greensutra | India

Net Metering : Benefits and Policies

Net Metering Systems area important to achieve Energy Security. A lot of people are adopting or moving closer to alternate energy sources like solar, wind, etc. whilst still drawing power from the main power grid.[…]

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The Ice Stupa Project | Greensutra | India

The Ice Stupa Project : Indias Artificial Glaciers 2.0

The Ice Stupa Project (Artificial Glaciers) is an innovative way to manage water shortage crisis in Northern India. Most villages in Ladakh, the cold mountain desert in the extreme north of India, are located around[…]

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Waste Segregation | Greensutra

Start Waste Segregation at Source

Waste segregation reduces 250-tonne of garbage dump. On 18 July 2017, MCGM (Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai) in its circular, set a deadline of 2 October 2017 directing all respective wards to process waste by[…]

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Plastic Recycling Codes | Greensutra | India

Plastic Recycling Codes: What do these numbers mean?

Plastic Recycling Codes group plastics in 7 Major Categories based on the raw materials used. The use of Recycling Codes has become increasingly popular to facilitate easier recycling, reusing or reprocessing of materials like plastic.[…]

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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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