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This 7-year-old girl from Tamil Nadu is aiming to plant 1 lakh trees to improve the Earth's green cover

Prasiddhi, who is a student at the Mahindra World School near Chennai, also inspired her classmates and the school principal to take part in her fight towards a better world

Published on 2nd December 2020
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Research shows UVC lighting could be solution to kill aerosolised Covid-19 in enclosed environments

Infection controls focus on a combination of personal hygiene and the correct use of personal protective equipment, which has been in short supply in many countries

Published on 2nd December 2020
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Mumbai-based Academy for Earth Sustainability conducts meaningful activities for school students that bring them closer to nature

Building playgrounds from waste, developing a mini biodiversity patch, cooking with solar power, connecting with adivasis and many other activities sets Academy for Earth Sustainability apart

Published on 25th November 2020
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Govt school headmaster in Ariyalur farms own food for 15 years, creates awareness on organic farming

The headmaster said he has been interested in organic farming since his childhood. He decided to farm through organic farming on his 10 acres of land

Published on 24th November 2020
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Higher exposure to air pollution may affect mental health later in life: Study

When looking at individual air pollutants, the research found that long-term exposure to nitrogen dioxide or fine particulate air pollution was associated with increased depressive symptoms

Published on 18th November 2020
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How Pamban's Kadal Osai is helping the fisherfolk listen to the true sound of the ocean and save the environment

Gayathri Usman, the current programme head of the Kadal Osai 90.4 FM joined the station. Gayathri had come to Ramanathapuram for a brief visit when she came to know about the community radio

Published on 16th November 2020
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IIT Roorkee researchers develop the world’s first specific bacterial biosensor to detect environmental pollutant

The biosensor showed a satisfactory and reproducible recovery rate for the detection of SDS in real samples of sewage water, river water, and pond water

Published on 11th November 2020
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How this NID student's recycled material 'grog' will reduce the mining of natural resources — and create cool tableware

NID student Shashank Nimkar was awarded the James Dyson India Award 2020 for coming up with a method to recycle post-industrial fired ceramic waste to create new products. We find out how

Published on 2nd November 2020
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How this device developed by Chennai start-up Earth Fokus will help save 95% of wastewater

IIT-Madras incubated start-up Earth Fokus has created adaptors that can easily be attached to your taps for you to become a bit more environment-friendly. We find out how

Published on 3rd November 2020
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Delhi government's anti-pollution campaign 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' to be launched from November 2

Announcing that the campaign will be launched in all the 272 wards in Delhi from November 2, the minister said the campaign can reduce around 15-20 per cent pollution in Delhi

Published on 28th October 2020
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Air pollution may up risk of neurological disorders: Study

For the study, published in the journal The Lancet Planetary Health, the research team analysed the link between fine particulate (PM2.5) pollution and neurodegenerative diseases in the US

Published on 20th October 2020
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Kochi's St Berchman's College students, teachers team up to clean water bodies

The Botany Department head Joseph Job, the brain behind the initiative, said the sight of a nine-acre pond near the college becoming a dumping ground for waste proved the trigger

Published on 12th October 2020
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These 19-year-old girls want to start meaningful conversations in government schools across Telangana 

The four girls have visited nine schools and successfully conducted their workshops. Students also seem to have enjoyed it. Now, owing to the pandemic, they are planning virtual events. So stay tuned

Published on 30th August 2020
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How English prof Mohammad Azam is making Telangana's young more environmentally lit 

An Assistant Professor of English might be Mohammad Azam's designation but he does a whole lot more. We find out more about the prof who teaches environmental consciousness through seminars 

Published on 16th August 2020
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Here's how Bengaluru's Green Utsav can help you get environment-friendly desi festival prep 

Stop talking and start working for the environment — that's what Rishita Sharma believes in. She speaks about her initiative to rent eco-friendly party decor for events in and around Bengaluru

Published on 16th August 2020

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