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One-of-a-kind tree audit at Jadavpur University helps maintain green cover on campus

The drive first began three years ago and is led by the Botany department that issues death certificates to trees in order to keep count

Published on 7th July 2022
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What The FAQ: Why was there a need for amendments in the Wildlife Protection Act?

The Ministry says that the Bill will help India meet the provisions of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

 

Published on 20th December 2021
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Andhra University launches brand new internship to save trees. Here's what it's all about

AU's department of electrical engineering will organise a one-week online short-term training programme, ‘Mastering self-motivation and Attitude-Art of living’

Published on 18th November 2021
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These Karnataka schoolkids are on a mission to make the hills greener by planting 50,000 seed balls on the slopes

The Forest department provided seeds of tamarind, neem, soapnut and other rain-bearing trees

Published on 24th June 2019
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Introduce students to climate science in school: Activists demand at COP26 Summit

Article 6 and 12 of the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement state the importance of climate education to combat climate change

Published on 8th November 2021
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg calls COP26 'greenwash', 'PR campaign' 

She said that the summit has become a venue for world leaders and business executives to pretend they are taking action on climate change without following through

Published on 6th November 2021
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IMD Bhubaneshwar's former director discusses climate change and its ill effects at NMIET's seminar

The principal of the institution Dr Mishra presented the welcome address. The speaker Dr Sarat Chandra Sahu spoke at length about the challenges that climate change has posed to the world 

Published on 6th October 2021
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What The FAQ: GoI to secure elephant corridors. What are they and how many elephants do we really have left?

According to the latest data, there are 101 corridors across India. But this report is from 2007 and experts say the number has increased

Published on 1st October 2021
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What The FAQ: What do Delhi's smog towers really do?

The Environment Minister Bhupendra Yadav just inaugurated the first functional smog tower of Delhi on Tuesday. But what will the tower do? How will it help? Is one enough?

Published on 10th September 2021
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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 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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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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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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