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This 125-year old Kerala farm brought an extinct rice crop back to life. Here's how they did it

The Navara Eco Farm used a completely organic method and hours of manual labour to bring the 2000-year-old Navara Rice back to life

Published on 27th July 2020
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This IAS officer restored a river dead for 30 years in two months with the help of migrant labourers. Here's how

The planning began in September 2019 and it was a 'challenge to the imagination', said Dr Singh. This is how he and the community restored the Kalyani

Published on 23rd July 2020
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IIT Guwahati researchers develop methods to produce biofuel from non-edible waste seeds to overcome future oil shortages

There have been worldwide attempts to produce fuel from renewable biological resources in order to overcome future oil shortages in the world

Published on 16th July 2020
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At Kavya Madappa's Bluecat Paper, not a single tree is cut to make paper. Here's how

Kavya Madappa tells us how, with her venture Bluecat Paper, she is manufacturing paper from coffee husk, flax, lemongrass, banana, bagasse and other industrial waste

Published on 15th July 2020
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Hyderabad start-up Bintix will pick up your dry waste and tell you how many trees you saved. How cool is that?

While the likes off material like paper and carton are readily recycled in Hyderabad itself, whereas laminate plastic and PET bottles have to be processed with specialised companies in other states

Published on 8th July 2020
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How author Arundhati Venkatesh went on to pen the wacky tales of Petu Pumpkin

In a candid conversation with Edex, children's author Arundhati Venkatesh talks about her writing, her influences and what's next

Published on 7th July 2020
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Why Prabhat Sinha quit a job in the US to set up a sports academy for underprivileged kids in rural Maharashtra

Prabhat Sinha tells us how with his Mann Deshi Champions programme, he is aiming to enable every girl child in rural India to play sports

Published on 7th July 2020
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Solar trees to light up pavement, park at township near Kolkata

A top official of the New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) said five solar trees will be installed on the sidewalks next to 'NT Mela Ground' and 'Swapno Bhor' Park

Published on 6th July 2020
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Mysuru start-up Econut is making coconut water cool again while getting the farmers their due 

The coconut water kiosks you see at leading IT parks in Bengaluru have been set up by Econut Coconut Producer Company, who procures coconuts from farmers directly, cutting out the middle men

Published on 6th July 2020
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This group will plant a tree for every 1K views on their YouTube channel to replace those ripped out by Amphan

My Canvas Talk is a YouTube partner platform with its roots in Kolkata,  which provides a space to individuals and promotes their incredible journeys across the globe

Published on 2nd July 2020
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This techie quit his job to educate the children of Marathwada farmers who died of suicide

Ashok Deshmane, along with his wife Archana runs Snehwan, an NGO on the outskirts of Pune. They currently take care of 80 children

Published on 1st July 2020
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IIT Bombay’s North East Collective faces attacks, trolling for organising relief to Assam gas leak victims

The NEC members have been intimidated by right-wing groups, when they were carrying out relief work among the survivors of the Baghjan disaster, the IIT Bombay for Justice team said

Published on 23rd June 2020
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In Jaipur, parents draft new rules amid pandemic asking private schools to allow students to recycle books

One of the points in the charter says students should not be forced to buy new books to ensure trees are not being cut for paper

Published on 23rd June 2020
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This Pune duo turns old shipping containers into portable schools & sustainable houses. Here's how

Dhara Kabaria and Sonali Phadke have been upcycling old shipping containers, turning them into living spaces, offices and schools. We find out how and why

Published on 23rd June 2020
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How this Karnataka Govt School Teacher set up a student newspaper to bring kids back to school

B Kotresh, a government school teacher speaks about how his monthly magazine, Pencil helped him increase enrollment in his school in Belagurki in Raichur District 

Published on 21st June 2020

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