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Goa Banyan Project: Environmental engineer Sanober Durrani's attempt to protect the trees through social capital and Instagram
Arts & Culture

Goa Banyan Project: Environmental engineer Sanober Durrani's attempt to protect the trees through social capital and Instagram

The Goa Banyan Project places great attribution to Ostrom’s theory which utilises the idea of social capital, the latter referring to the idea of a set of shared values that allows individuals to work together in a group to effectively achieve a common purpose within the natural resources governance field.

Anti-government protesters block bridges, roads in Serbia against new laws 'favouring foreign investors'
World

Anti-government protesters block bridges, roads in Serbia against new laws 'favouring foreign investors'

Skirmishes erupted in Serbia between police and anti-government demonstrators who were protesting against new laws they say favor interests of foreign investors devastating the environment

Re: Woke | Stubble burning chokes Delhi! Why are woke goddesses Greta, Meena and Rihanna conspicuously silent?
India

Re: Woke | Stubble burning chokes Delhi! Why are woke goddesses Greta, Meena and Rihanna conspicuously silent?

For almost a month now we’ve been enveloped by deadly smog, but Greta Thunberg, Meena Harris and Rihanna are yet to say a word on that.

From Uttarakhand floods to cyclone Tauktae, a list of extreme weather events India witnessed in 2021
India

From Uttarakhand floods to cyclone Tauktae, a list of extreme weather events India witnessed in 2021

In the first seven months of this year alone, the country of 1.3 billion people experienced two cyclones, a deadly glacier collapse in the Himalayas, a sweltering heatwave and killer floods

Climate clock reset shows world is one year closer to 1.5 C warming threshold
News & Analysis

Climate clock reset shows world is one year closer to 1.5 C warming threshold

The clock tracks global emissions and temperature data, and uses the most recent five-year emissions trend to estimate how much time is left until global warming reaches the 1.5 C threshold

We The Change: We need to restore the planet while creating sustainable livelihoods for people
India

We The Change: We need to restore the planet while creating sustainable livelihoods for people

The cost of mitigation through restoration is very less compared to the cost we will have to bear when disasters strike.

Aftermath of wildfires changes the habitat and can impact wildlife in both good and bad ways
World

Aftermath of wildfires changes the habitat and can impact wildlife in both good and bad ways

Mice, squirrels and other burrowing animals dig into cooler ground, bears climb trees, deer and bobcats run, small animals take cover in logs and birds fly to escape the flames, heat and smoke.

'Conservation cannot just be left to people living with wildlife': How this eco-warrior is trying to save Planet Earth
India

'Conservation cannot just be left to people living with wildlife': How this eco-warrior is trying to save Planet Earth

Dr Krithi K Karanth, the first Indian to receive the Wild Innovator Award, through her multiple efforts tries to address the animal-human conflict and believes that empathy is the way forward in protecting the environment

UN passes resolution that clean, healthy environment is a fundamental human right
World

UN passes resolution that clean, healthy environment is a fundamental human right

According to the WHO, around 13.7 million deaths a year are linked to the environment, caused by air pollution, chemical exposure, etc.

China pledged $233 million into a new fund to protect biodiversity in developing countries during COP15
science

China pledged $233 million into a new fund to protect biodiversity in developing countries during COP15

This pledge came as delegates from about 195 countries gathered in Kunming for the first of a two-part summit on safeguarding plants, animals and ecosystems.

World Vegetarian Day 2021: From history, significance to famous quotes, all you need to know
World

World Vegetarian Day 2021: From history, significance to famous quotes, all you need to know

In 1977, World Vegetarian Day was founded and established by the North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS)

World Bamboo Day 2021: All you need to know about day observed to conserve and promote bamboo industry
World

World Bamboo Day 2021: All you need to know about day observed to conserve and promote bamboo industry

The day is marked by the World Bamboo Organisation, which aims to protect natural resources and the environment at large. The organisation also intends to ensure sustainable utilisation of bamboo

No country is safe from global warming, warns UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa
World

No country is safe from global warming, warns UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa

Espinosa appealed for governments that have signed up to the 2015 Paris accord to back what she called “ambitious, transformative efforts” to limit global temperature rise

Lions and cheetahs closer to extinction than IUCN Red List suggests
World

Lions and cheetahs closer to extinction than IUCN Red List suggests

The ratio of people to cheetahs on Earth is roughly a million-to-one

Worsening US-China ties could impact cooperation over climate change, warns Beijing
World

Worsening US-China ties could impact cooperation over climate change, warns Beijing

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi has said such cooperation cannot be separated from the broader relationship shared with the US

Costly complacency: Afghanistan issue was at bottom of priority list in June G7 meet
World

Costly complacency: Afghanistan issue was at bottom of priority list in June G7 meet

China and climate change dominated the agenda. NATO had signed on the US withdrawal and all that appeared to be left was the completion of an orderly withdrawal

India to conduct first scientific estimation of its elephant population in 2022
India

India to conduct first scientific estimation of its elephant population in 2022

The Union Environment Minister said that local and indigenous people should be involved in the conservation efforts.

Can the same mask used against COVID-19, keep me safe from the wildfire smoke?
science

Can the same mask used against COVID-19, keep me safe from the wildfire smoke?

Keep your house as protected from smoke as possible by keeping the windows closed and use a portable air cleaner.

World Nature Conservation Day 2021: COVID-19 pandemic an urgent reminder for India to implement One Health concept
India

World Nature Conservation Day 2021: COVID-19 pandemic an urgent reminder for India to implement One Health concept

Despite encouraging data suggesting increasing forest cover, India needs to work harder to balance economic development with environmental consciousness

A round-up of India's worst climate change events in 2021
India

A round-up of India's worst climate change events in 2021

The monsoon from June to September also brings danger from the skies. In 2019, lightning strikes killed almost 3,000 people.