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With slow and 'seasonless' clothing in focus, how some pandemic-born labels are changing the face of Indian fashion
Lifestyle

With slow and 'seasonless' clothing in focus, how some pandemic-born labels are changing the face of Indian fashion

Certain pandemic-born brands display a nuanced knowledge of the shift in market demands during the pandemic and an irreverence towards seasonal fashion and conventional modes of production and marketing.

Third of world's farm are at 'high risk' of pesticide pollution: Study
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Third of world's farm are at 'high risk' of pesticide pollution: Study

Asia has the largest land area, 4.9 million sq km that's at high risk and China accounts for 2.9 million sq km of that.

Fast fashion's mental health impact: How sustainability, upcycling can help reduce environmental, psychological stress
Lifestyle

Fast fashion's mental health impact: How sustainability, upcycling can help reduce environmental, psychological stress

While the fashion industry aims to target and exploit one end of society by encouraging high-spending behaviour, it demands the exploitation of another end of society with inhumane labour practices.

As number of people living alone goes up globally, what this might mean for the environment
Lifestyle

As number of people living alone goes up globally, what this might mean for the environment

Most households have similar appliances like stoves and fridges, and cooled or heated spaces, regardless of how many people live there.

Rise of the minimalists: To focus on well-being and everyday experiences, individuals are giving up personal possessions
Lifestyle

Rise of the minimalists: To focus on well-being and everyday experiences, individuals are giving up personal possessions

Minimalism is an increasingly popular lifestyle choice that involves voluntarily reducing the number of possessions owned to a bare minimum. It is based on the premise that “less is more”.

Online thrift stores proliferated in 2020, but questions remain about how such businesses can be sustained
Lifestyle

Online thrift stores proliferated in 2020, but questions remain about how such businesses can be sustained

From sourcing stock to emphasising sustainability, online businesses dealing in secondhand clothes — or thrifting — have many wrinkles to iron out, moving forward.

New farm laws essential for long-term sustainability of agriculture, promoting private participation in farming
India

New farm laws essential for long-term sustainability of agriculture, promoting private participation in farming

The Centre needs to convince the farmers of the short and long-term benefits of these new laws, and ensure that reforms in the agriculture sector are here to stay

World's insatiable appetite for plastic is driving oil producers' future growth: Carbon Tracker report
World

World's insatiable appetite for plastic is driving oil producers' future growth: Carbon Tracker report

Plastic production has increased around four percent every year since 2000 and the industry expects that rate of growth to continue, driven mainly by emerging economies.

The Filter Koffee Podcast: Karthik Ganesan, CEEW Research Fellow, talks about the importance of climate activism and sustainable living
Lifestyle

The Filter Koffee Podcast: Karthik Ganesan, CEEW Research Fellow, talks about the importance of climate activism and sustainable living

In this episode of The Filter Koffee Podcast, Karthik Ganesan talks about climate change, the danger of urban water resources and the importance of sustainable living.

Deep sea mining shouldn't begin before full assessment of environment impacts are made, says Ocean Panel report
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Deep sea mining shouldn't begin before full assessment of environment impacts are made, says Ocean Panel report

Seafloor nodules contain battery metals needed to fuel the transition to clean energy, but trawling for them can disrupt ecosystems that we don't know about.

Emma Watson, Tidjane Thiam join board of Gucci owner Kering as luxury group looks to raise sustainability profile
Entertainment

Emma Watson, Tidjane Thiam join board of Gucci owner Kering as luxury group looks to raise sustainability profile

Emma Watson is also known as a champion of women’s rights and is a United Nations Women Goodwill Ambassador

Revisiting Basu Chatterjee's Bombay, a city that valued sustainability and small joys over relentless ambition
Entertainment

Revisiting Basu Chatterjee's Bombay, a city that valued sustainability and small joys over relentless ambition

Basu Chatterjee's Bombay, in films like Piya Ka Ghar and Chhoti Si Baat, was a city that was more than the sum of its parts

World Environment Day 2020: Blue Acceleration — Human's dash for ocean resources mirrors what we’ve done to the land
science

World Environment Day 2020: Blue Acceleration — Human's dash for ocean resources mirrors what we’ve done to the land

The burdens on ocean ecosystems is growing, and we simply don’t know as much about these ecosystems as we would like.

Wold Water Day: Will this solar-powered device be able to clean 1,000 rivers?
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Wold Water Day: Will this solar-powered device be able to clean 1,000 rivers?

In October, Dutch nonprofit The Ocean Cleanup (TOC) unveiled a solar-powered river-cleaning device called the Interceptor.

Vinted, a second-hand clothes marketplace becomes Lithuania's first tech startup to reach 'unicorn' status
News & Analysis

Vinted, a second-hand clothes marketplace becomes Lithuania's first tech startup to reach 'unicorn' status

Vinted said the latest funding round had raised €128 million, valuing the company at more than €1 billion.

Sustainable living is rooted in Indian culture, it's time to look at alternatives to our high-carbon lifestyles
News & Analysis

Sustainable living is rooted in Indian culture, it's time to look at alternatives to our high-carbon lifestyles

There are things that can be easily fixed, we do not need to reinvent the wheel. We just need to bite the bullet and make the effort.

The digital revolution could unlock a green transformation of the global economy
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The digital revolution could unlock a green transformation of the global economy

Solutions to global problems like climate change, instability of financial markets need cooperation of all countries.

The price of our ignorance: Repercurssions of the idol immersions on Mumbai's coast
science

The price of our ignorance: Repercurssions of the idol immersions on Mumbai's coast

The Ganpati festival was started by Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak to bring the community together during British raj,

Stella McCartney teams with Extinction Rebellion to make sustainability the norm in fashion
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Stella McCartney teams with Extinction Rebellion to make sustainability the norm in fashion

The Winter campaign for the 2019 collection of the luxury brand features XR activists and other models.

Google says all its products will be made of recycled materials by 2022
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Google says all its products will be made of recycled materials by 2022

Google says that by 2020, 100% of its shipments going to or from customers will be carbon neutral.