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Paper from your denim and waste veggie peels: This Bengaluru kid's new invention might be the next big trend

It started one day when her mother was peeling onions, it occurred to Manya that the peel feels and looks very much like paper

Published on 7th August 2021
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How much does it cost to be trained for competitive exams? At this Bihar institute, only 18 saplings!

For public service aspirants in Rosara, Bihar, a novel institute is changing what it takes to prepare for the entrance exams

Published on 23rd July 2021
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This Puducherry college principal turned barren college campus into a lush green mini-forest. Here's how

He never gave up on planting trees, starting with basil and neem. He would come to the college early in the morning for planting trees and a cattle guard was installed on the gates

Published on 19th July 2021
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Study shows forests play greater role in depositing toxic mercury across the globe

The study suggests that mercury loading in forests has been underestimated by a factor of about two and that forests worldwide may be a larger absorber and collector of gaseous mercury than assumed

Published on 13th July 2021
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Delhi's NO2 pollution increased by 125 per cent in just a year, finds Greenpeace India study

NO2 pollution has increased in all the eight capitals studied – Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Jaipur and Lucknow – but Delhi has seen the “most dramatic increase”

Published on 7th July 2021
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How this student initiative can potentially end Chennai's water crisis and flooding

Three school students in Chennai are leading the initiative to map lost lakes and rivers in the city and surrounding areas. We find out how this can help

Published on 30th June 2021
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The story behind Storipur: How Priya Muthukumar is saving the world one story at a time

Priya Muthukumar of Storipur speaks about the importance of educating children on environment and sustainability. She has been doing it for many years through storytelling 

Published on 23rd June 2021
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Drive vintage but love nature too: How this 23-yr-old engineer's transforming India's EV scene

But how is the performance? Does it still feel like you are driving a vintage vehicle? Jawaad says the feel remains the same and if you insist, he will even add the sound of an engine

Published on 21st June 2021
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Here's how these NMIMS students are creating low-cost, eco-friendly furniture from plastic waste

Plament is a start-up that develops a unique material from plastic waste which can be then used to build eco-friendly furniture and items for interior decoration

Published on 18th June 2021
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NGT to UP's Yogi govt: It seems state authorities consider themselves above the law

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel made clear that if no satisfactory action is taken in terms of these directions, it would take coercive measures

Published on 18th June 2021
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Israel's Ben Gurion University launched a new Master's programme in Environmental Physics and Solar Energy. Here are the deets

After the successful completion of this two-year programme, students will be able to get MSc in Environmental Physics and Solar Energy. Students who have pursued BSc, BE can apply for this programme

Published on 10th June 2021
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World Environment Day: How has the pandemic actually impacted the world around us? 

A recent study provides ample evidence that environmental pollution can be addressed through proper policies implemented on a large scale

Published on 5th June 2021
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Christopher Graham: Put climate change in textbooks, use strong graphics to drive the idea home

Can arts and culture drive the climate change dialogue? Can language help bring people together? Should it be bottom-up or top-down action? These questions need to be answered ASAP

Published on 5th June 2021
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Kashmiri youth organise plantation drive, highlights importance of communal harmony

The plantation drive was supported by the Indian Army and many army officers and ordinary people gathered at a park in Kashmir and planted several trees

Published on 5th June 2021
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Gujarat government introduces long-term action plan on climate change with inputs from academic experts

The plan was prepared by the state's climate change department in collaboration with experts from IIM Ahmedabad and IIT Gandhinagar, covering aspects like renewable energy and energy conservation

Published on 5th June 2021

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