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Shashi Bhushan Singh

Meet Bihar's 'Crazy Sweeper', who started a Swachh movement way before Modi

Shashi Bhushan Singh takes cleanliness very seriously, and nothing will stop him from setting an example for others to follow

Published on 22nd October 2019
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This UPSC aspirant from Karnataka has spotted more than 500 bird species across India!

Kiran Bagade, an avid birdwatcher, talks about how he fell in love with ornithology, the subtle art of bird ringing and how it helps in studying a particular breed of birds — and climate change

Published on 17th October 2019
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Meet Odisha's Bichi bhai, who has been saving olive ridleys in Odisha for 23 years

Winner of the Biju Patnaik Award for Wildlife Conservation 2019 Bichitrananda Biswal has motivated and inspired many youngsters to take up the cause he fights for 

Published on 15th October 2019
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How Chennai-based Indian Youth Café is part of the Museum for the UN Live's My Mark: My City campaign

The youth organisation recently entered into a partnership with Museum for the United Nations to spark an online discussion to design environment-friendly cities of tomorrow

Published on 8th October 2019
Tukaram

Why 21-year-old Amgoth Tukaram braved hunger and extreme weather to scale Mt Everest to save nature

Some of his sponsors include Narayana Ramanuja Chinna Jeeyar Swami, Sudhakar Rao, IAS Ramachandru, Lachiram Bhukya, CP Mahesh M Bhagwat IPS, Prabhaakar Rao
 

Published on 12th October 2019
Green Warriors

Plantation drives organised by this Odisha group goes a step further to build accountability 

Abhishek Kisan and Bikash Ray Mohapatra are also the front runners of the campaign Green Hero which is growing quite popular with students and schools        

Published on 12th October 2019
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Soot yourself: This Bengaluru student just made a device that can clear the soot in the air we breathe

 Ashik S V's soot pollution control device that traps soot content from smoke will be soon installed in Kadirenahalli underpass in Bengaluru and his college will fund this project 

Published on 12th October 2019
Bacteria Research

Shiv Nadar University researchers discover plastic-eating bacteria to tackle global pollution

The research by Dr Priyadarshini and her team has been published in the prestigious scientific journal, RSC (Royal Society of Chemistry) Advances

Published on 10th October 2019
Sarita Karunakaram

This Bengaluru woman creates stunning home decor using scrap. Here's how

The 40-year-old homemaker does not consider scrap to be waste products, she feels they are all reusable and can be remoulded to make something better

Published on 10th October 2019
The Crapbin at work

How Hyderabad's waste management start-up Crapbin can stop landfills from overflowing

Improper and irresponsible treatment of waste is the biggest threat to the environment at the moment, feels the young entrepreneurs

Published on 1st October 2019
Earthlings

How these Earthlings are trying to bring Hyderabad's green cover back

Sriram hails from a family of farmers in Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh. He moved to Hyderabad in 2008 and has seen the city lose its green cover every day

Published on 1st October 2019
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70 cyclists from 17 nations to sensitise villages on the environment along their trail in Himachal Pradesh

Rally organisers also engage riders for interactions with students in schools along the race route with an aim to enlighten them about the benefits of cycling

Published on 1st October 2019
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How Kerala's climate change champion Vishnu PR made his presence felt at the UN Climate Action Summit

Kerala-based Vishnu P R recently represented India at the UN Climate Action Summit. He tells us more about his C5 Foundation and how they are promoting sustainable living

Published on 27th September 2019
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This English teacher from Madurai planted 13,000 saplings to encourage his students to think green

Since day one as a teacher, Sivaraman has been working towards creating proper environmental awareness amongst children

Published on 26th September 2019
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This organisation educates local governments on how to adopt eco-friendly measures to protect the environment

The people behind Thanal speaks about their long battle for the environment and how it is more relevant now than ever before

Published on 25th September 2019

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