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Dharmendra Pradhan bats for Atmanirbhar Bharat, asks students in foreign universities to return

While the immediate economic impact may slow India down, this is an opportunity to pause, rethink, and redesign, the minister told the students during the e-meet

Published on 12th July 2020
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Get ready for the ultimate debate by students on Reimagining Global Education

Speech and Debate India is organising their first virtual debate and we talk to the founder and Stanford alumni Rajiv Kacholia about all that lead up to this moment and what we can expect from it

Published on 11th July 2020
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This start-up is upcycling low-value plastic into high-end chic, to help tribal women earn their way

Aarohana EcoSocial Developments' only mantra is upcycling plastics to save this Earth. Rashmi Patil speaks to the founder, Amita Deshpande to know what they do with that upcycled plastic

Published on 8th July 2020
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IIT Guwahati introduces first-of-its-kind course on UN-Sustainable Development Goals 2030 as part of the BTech curriculum

The course will be offered to the second year B Tech students as a compulsory course, to reorient the thinking of young and dynamic individuals towards the path of sustainable development

Published on 6th July 2020
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UN report says it will take us 257 years to close gap between women and men in economic terms

The UNDP 2020 report ranks India at a staggering 122 among 189 countries in its Gender Inequality Index. India has a score of 0.501 (2018) while Switzerland which tops the list has just 0.037

Published on 1st July 2020
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We need to conserve the heritage and practices of India's tribals, prune detrimental ones: Prof S B Roy, IBRAD

Professor S B Roy also added that India has a problem of food security, climate change, use of fertilisers and to solve these the tribals are the best bet

Published on 30th June 2020
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EIA is destructive, let nature reboot during pandemic: 50 student organisations write to Javadekar's Environment Ministry about new proposal

The EIA draft was released on March 12, right before the country went into a massive lockdown. Public opinions on this are open till June 30

Published on 25th June 2020
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Five Indian-origin environment techies feature in UK's Top 50 Women in Engineering list

Judged by a panel of industry experts, the awards seek to recognise female talent within engineering and is coordinated annually by the Women's Engineering Society

Published on 24th June 2020
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Climate change is as urgent as Coronavirus: Teen activist Greta Thunberg

Thunberg shared with the BBC the text of a deeply personal programme she has made for Swedish Radio. The young activist looks back on the year when she became one of the world's biggest celebrities

Published on 20th June 2020
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History will remember the Class of 2020 not for what you lost, but for what you changed, Sundar Pichai tells students

On June 7, YouTube Livestreamed a series of videos called 'Dear Class of 2020', for all the graduants across the world

Published on 8th June 2020
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Here's why Youth For Sustainability wants to focus on hyperlocal issues to make a bigger impact

Sonam Wangchuk's I Live Simply, Centre For Responsible Business, PNV Foundation, Human Circle and others are the partners of YFS. They are also present in cities like Visakhapatnam and New Delhi 

Published on 5th June 2020
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We know the air we breathe is toxic. Bengaluru-based start-up Ambee tells us just how much 

Ambee has installed over 500 sensors all over India. The start-up has air quality data for over one lakh pincodes across 65 countries. This is how they do what they do extremely efficiently

Published on 24th May 2020
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WWF India's Model Conference of Parties will show children the way towards a more sustainable world

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar is the chief guest on day one of the conference which falls on International Day for Biological Diversity, that is, May 22. You will be joining in, right? 

Published on 21st May 2020
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COVID-19 lockdown caused a 17 per cent decline in global carbon emissions, suggests a new study

The authors tested for three scenarios of easing out of the lockdown later this year, and found that the world could be on course for a 4-7 per cent drop in the total emissions by the end of 2020

Published on 20th May 2020
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Climate change, human activities may have influenced super cyclone Amphan

Koll said these high temperatures could supercharge a cyclone since tropical cyclones primarily draw their energy from evaporation at the ocean surface

Published on 19th May 2020

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