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This Karnataka environmentalist's unique seed masks once discarded will grow into a plant. Here's how

Nitin Vas, who firmly believes in the Swadeshi model of Gandhiji, wanted to do something to help the environment. We spoke to him about the unique seed masks he created

Published on 14th May 2021
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What the FAQ: How does Bitcoin mining impact the environment? Why did Tesla stop using it?

Cryptocurrency giant Bitcoin’s values plummeted following a statement from Elon Musk about its impact on the environment. Here’s why users are thinking twice about it

Published on 14th May 2021
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Madhya Pradesh to set up two units in government medical colleges to treat black fungus

According to experts, the fungal infection mainly affects people who are on medication that reduce their ability to fight environmental pathogens

Published on 13th May 2021
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This disaster-response network's young volunteers help people register on CoWIN and get the vax shot across 13 states

Set up in 1994, the Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society has been working with communities to respond to major disasters

Published on 12th May 2021
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Will bamboo replace the 'age-old Willow' to make the best cricket bats? Cambridge study says it can

Bamboo could, the study argues, help cricket to expand faster in poorer parts of the world and make the sport more environmentally friendly

Published on 10th May 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: It's time to really panic because the glaciers are melting and how!

In today's #TBT, we attempt to shed light on an environmental disaster that is happening faster than we expected — the melting of the glaciers. Like the one in Montana, USA. Urgent attention needed! 

Published on 10th May 2021
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NTPC-Ramagundam builds Miyawaki forest in the middle of Telangana's mining town

The mining town in Peddapalli district is also known as Agnigundam (furnace) for the scorching heat it experiences every summer with the highest temperature even touching 50 degree Celsius

Published on 8th May 2021
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India-UK partnership to strengthen role of women in STEMM at schools, universities: DST

The two sides will work to create an enabling environment for equal participation of women in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicines) disciplines

Published on 7th May 2021
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Fingernail hygiene important to stop COVID-19 infection spread, say experts

Every time you wash hands, ensure you dry them completely. Moist hands may attract germs that proliferate in a damp environment and facilitate their spread

Published on 6th May 2021
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This IITM start-up's solar-powered device can turn plastic waste, PPE into usable furnace oil

Samudhyoga Waste Chakra is an IIT Madras-driven start-up that is ensuring plastic waste is properly treated

Published on 4th May 2021
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Welcome to Reason: Would you cheat to gain a ‘Corona degree’?

Both professors and students candidly admit that examination safeguards are practically impossible to enforce in a remote-learning environment with hundreds of participants simultaneously online

Published on 1st May 2021
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World leaders commit to ambitious Antarctic protection

The Ministerial Joint Declaration called on all CCAMLR Members to act as soon as possible to conserve the Southern Ocean's unique biodiversity and ecosystems for present and future generations

Published on 1st May 2021
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Zoom rolls out 'Immersive View' feature to make meetings fun

Zoom's Immersive View assembles up to 25 participants in one fun, consistent meeting environment

Published on 27th April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Today is Earth Day and this is how it came to be from the year 1970

In today's #TBT, we inform you about the iconic Earth Day and how it all started in the USA back in the year 1970. And this is why it is important that we observe this day dedicated to Mother Earth 

Published on 22nd April 2021
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Assume everyone infectious as 60% of cases from pre-symptomatic people, says US expert

A chemist at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) and the University of Colorado Boulder, US, Jimenez was one of the six experts behind the recent assessment

Published on 21st April 2021

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