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#PrayForTheAmazon: Why is everyone talking about the Amazon forest fires?

A record number of fires have been raging for the past three weeks now at the Amazon rainforests and social media is finally catching up

Published on 22nd August 2019
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#VirtualGandhiMarch: This UNESCO campaign is trying to make India's students kinder and more Gandhian

Inspired by Mahatma Gandhi’s historic Dandi March, the virtual march started on the UN International Youth Day, August 12, 2019

Published on 30th August 2019
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 From being a group of SRM students, how NGO Thuvakkam is now taking Politics and Eco Policy to Govt school kids

Started as a student initiative, Tamil Nadu-based NGO Thuvakkam is now creating impactful citizens out of school children with their classes and intuitive programmes

Published on 5th February 2020
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16 child petitioners including Greta Thunberg sue UN member states for lack of govt action on climate crisis

The Third Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child is a voluntary mechanism which allows children or adults on their behalf to appeal directly to the UN for help

Published on 24th September 2019
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2020 Ideas Worth Teaching Award from the Aspen Institute awarded to Ahmedabad varsity faculty

The Aspen Institute's Business & Society Program recognizes nine exceptional courses and the faculty who teach them with the 2020 Ideas Worth Teaching Award

Published on 1st October 2020
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2020 warmest year on record, hotter years to come: NASA

NASA meteorologist says this year has been a very striking example of what it's like to live under some of the most severe effects of climate change 

Published on 15th January 2021
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2020 was one of three warmest years on record: World Meteorological Organisation 

All five datasets surveyed by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) concur that 2011-2020 was the warmest decade on record, in a persistent long-term climate change trend

Published on 15th January 2021
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40 global universities form Climate Alliance to accelerate action

The Climate Alliance will provide a central hub for universities to share the latest climate research with the public

Published on 23rd April 2020
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7000 educational institutions across the world declare climate emergency, agree to address crisis

Examples of best practices for sustainability on campus include Kenya's Strathmore University, which runs on clean energy and has set up its own 600KW photovoltaic grid-tie system

Published on 11th July 2019
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A letter of solidarity to Greta Thunberg  from the Third World

How dare we allowed the climate to go berserk in the first place? Even though we accept that we destroyed it, we never really bothered to correct it

Published on 28th September 2019
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A miracle in Mollem: How Goans are galvanising the young and upbeat with art and activism to save their habitat

Students, researchers, scientists, musicians and artists in Goa have launched a widespread movement that hopes to save the protected Mollem National Park from three developmental projects

Published on 30th August 2020
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A Rocha India is educating kids on elephant conservation and the need to reduce human-animal conflict. Here's how

Why it is important for us to protect elephants and their natural habitat? Avinash Krishnan of A Rocha India speaks about their programmes meant to create awareness among kids and its positive results

Published on 15th November 2020
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A total of 4000 children in Assam want their issues to be part of political parties' manifestos

UNICEF has initiated the 'Reimagine' campaign globally, calling on partners, governments and all UNICEF supporters to build a better post-pandemic world

Published on 20th November 2020
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A varsity that they can call their own: Why students in Ladakh are protesting for a University back home

With no higher education options available to them, the students in the region are forced to study outside the state, drastically impacting their financial status

Published on 8th November 2018
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Aakash Ranison has set up three deathbeds using plastic waste drawn from the Ganga to remind us of our plastic woes

Climate change activist Aakash Ranison has set up deathbeds out of plastic obtained from River Ganga to create awareness among people. He had also created a marine cemetery on Kerala's Beypore beach

Published on 1st February 2021

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