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Kochi's St Berchman's College students, teachers team up to clean water bodies

The Botany Department head Joseph Job, the brain behind the initiative, said the sight of a nine-acre pond near the college becoming a dumping ground for waste proved the trigger

Published on 12th October 2020
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Bottle it up: Check out this 24-year-old's works of art that she's made with waste bottles found along Ashtamudi lake 

Aparna S has built a community of people who work towards collecting waste products and create art out of them to promote sustainable art in their locality

Published on 8th July 2020
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Meet Gowtham, Chennai's very own Corona artist whose helmet, auto and scarecrows are upping COVID awareness

Since the Corona helmet went viral, it was also used by Bengaluru police and Gowtham has been getting numerous calls, he tells us  

Published on 29th June 2020
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This teacher set up a WhatsApp group to teach her students farming during the lockdown

The Hindi teacher from Mar Thoma Public School in Kochi has used WhatsApp to teach her students about the basics of agriculture and how to practise it at home

Published on 24th June 2020
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These webinars hosted by waste-management company Ceiba Green Solutions will keep your green thumbs busy

The latest is that together with Upcycler's Lab, Mumbai, Ceiba Green Solutions are going to coming up with a board game very soon and it will be about waste management and segregation. How's that?

Published on 24th May 2020
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Cigarettes, food wrappers among most common ocean pollutants: Study

The analysis revealed that most common items on the ocean are fishing line, plastic, metal cans, plastic beverage bottles, glass bottles, food wrappers, rope, plastic bags and construction waste 

Published on 6th May 2020
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Kara Seva's 'Bottle Brick' room in government school to reduce plastic pollution

The innovative bricks are easy to use and build and could lead to the creation of new jobs for women and youth in rural areas

Published on 26th March 2020
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This documentary on violence against women by a Pondicherry University student is a real eye-opener. Check out why

Arya P Gopi discusses about the various violence against women in the name of love and the impact she tries to create against it through her film  

Published on 24th March 2020
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Manipur University's Chemistry department makes 500 bottles of hand sanitisers, distribute it among locals

The department initially made 200 bottles of ethyl-alcohol based hand sanitisers. The ingredients include ethyl alcohol, hydrogen peroxide, glycerol and distilled water

Published on 22nd March 2020
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World Sparrow Day: Learn how to make a sparrow a home in 35 minutes flat

S Ravi Kanth Reddy talks to us about the reasons for the decline in the sparrow population and how it can be revived with simple readily available household products

Published on 20th March 2020
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Meet the IISc, UMARS researchers whose bomb detection device for DRDO could change security as we know it 

We speak to Professor Umapathy who is a radio spectroscopy expert and one of his students to find out how RaIDer-X, a new explosive detection device developed at IISc and about their future projects

Published on 3rd March 2020
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Assam to get first anganwadi made of plastic bottles. Here's why it's so cool

Apart from the district administration, UNDP, the state education, social welfare and PWD departments are part of the project

Published on 8th February 2020
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This Karnataka fifth grader took 1,000 used plastic bottles and used them as planters for saplings 

Shabnam C S from Mandya speaks about her initiative to reuse plastic water bottles for a good cause — to plant saplings. She has already reused 1,000 of them and collecting 10,000 more bottles 

Published on 5th February 2020
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This nine-year-old from Bengaluru created an app that can help us segregate our waste. Check it out

Sean Solano Paul's app, Trash Sorter, can turn learning about waste segregation into a fun activity and help you sort your trash correctly. He is currently building the second version of this app

Published on 22nd January 2020
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This Hyderabad activist will give you a sapling for every bag of plastic you leave at his doorstep. Here's why

Well-known citizen activist from Hyderabad Satish Kumar Pendyala is going to launch this initiative, with GHMC as partners, which will help curb both deforestation and the plastic problem

Published on 28th December 2019

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