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How this sustainable bottle may throw out plastic for good

Can you imagine getting rid of plastic bottles? Your shampoo bottles, conditioners, liquid soaps, water bottles, plastic is everywhere. Over 220 million plastic bottles are produced per day and 80% of them end up in landfills. Further, it takes 450 years for each bottle to decompose Kagzi Bottles has a crazy solution: 100% biodegradable paper […]

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Displaced communities, a result of climate change

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) defines refugees as “someone who is unable or unwilling to return to their country of origin owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion”. In a world where communities have already been […]

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Over 870,000 trees planted in Maharashtra to expand and protect tiger habitat

As the ongoing pandemic rages across India’s cities and villages, an ecological crisis persists to threaten the country’s wildlife habitats and forests. Rampant afforestation, shrinking animal corridors,  incessant forest fires, endangered wildlife, and a depleting green cover are all signs of the dysfunctional relationship between human beings and the environment. To remind us of what we […]

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5 easy green swaps to start your sustainable journey

Sustainable, zero waste lifestyle are buzzwords we come across often, without truly knowing what they mean or how to go about incorporating them in our lifestyles. A zero-waste lifestyle essentially implies that we, as individuals, generate as little waste as we can from the resources, we use daily. Yes, the movement doesn’t need you to […]

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How to be a conscious shopper in a fast fashion world

With the increasing popularity of fast fashion and rapid growth in purchasing power, India is set to become one of the largest consumer markets in the world. In pandemic times, online shopping is a convenient and safe outlet to indulge, a fun highlight in our otherwise monotonous days.  Studies show that shopping gives the reward […]

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Want to Stand in Front of a Bus with Me?

One of the most defining moments of my life was when my 6-year-old came home from school. “Amma, we learnt about global warming”. Wow, I thought, turning to her with a big smile thinking this would be the beginning of her life as an eco-warrior, earth-crusader, green-brigader or the countless other things we call each […]

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Permit to Pollute: Report Investigates the Status of Implementation of Emission Norms for TTPs

A report by Healthy Energy Initiative – India reveals that two Thermal Power Plants (TPPs) in the Ennore thermal cluster in Tamilnadu was found violating the MOEFCC prescribed norms upto 53% of the total operational time in two years, between 2019-2020. In March 2021, just as the second wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic was surging […]

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UNESCO MGIEP – Talking Across Generations on Reimagining Education (TAGe) 2021

The UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) is organizing the Talking Across Generations on Reimagining Education on Monday 10 May 2021. The Talking Across Generations on Education (TAGe) is UNESCO MGIEP’s youth-driven intergenerational dialogue on education that provides a non-hierarchical platform to the youth to interact, discuss and debate critical issues that […]

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How do we dispose of PPE kits? Beating the ‘cradle to grave’ cycle and plastic pollution

India is undergoing a medical crisis as the country grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic. Every day, the cases of infection are increasing and the death toll mounts. It has been more than a year since the World Health Organisation declared the coronavirus as a pandemic.  Medical staff and emergency responders are on the brink of […]

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A thriving environment should be a human right but are we doing enough to protect it?

The ongoing pandemic, increasingly frequent environmental disasters and the humanitarian crises triggered by an unstable ecology led The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to publish a significant study this April. The data showed how disasters linked to climate change worsen poverty, hunger and access to natural resources, stoke instability and even violence. The […]

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Climate Action on Earth Day: Planting 7 Million Saplings During the Pandemic

The initiative is inspired by this year’s theme, ‘Restore Our Earth’ Every year on April 22, Earth Day is celebrated to refocus our collective attention to environmental issues. This year’s theme, ‘Restore Our Earth’ underscores the need to repair and harmonise our relationship with the planet. That this is not possible without synergy is a […]

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Our rivers are dying: Can we revive them?

Have you realized the mighty rivers of India that once used to be full of clear water are now reduced to a pool full of garbage? We need to understand that the reason Indian rivers are being destroyed is due to pollution and climate change. This not only includes rivers like the Ganga and Yamuna […]

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20 ways to help save the planet

Our planet will never be the same. The 51st Earth Day is a stark reminder of how drastically our environment changed over the years. It’s also a reminder for us to be thankful and embrace our environment by taking further steps to protect its integrity!  Now comes the question: “What can I do? How much […]

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6 ways to reduce your everyday plastic footprint

The plastic crisis is one of the major health threats India is facing today. From our daily use items to furniture, most things in Indian households are made of plastic. Today India produces almost 26,000 tonnes of plastic waste daily of which 10,000 tonnes remain uncollected and pollutes the open environment. The Indian plastics industry […]

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5 steps to become a conscious fashion consumer

An article about sustainable fashion and how it minimize the impact on environment.. It's an absolute boon.

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How this sustainable bottle may throw out plastic for good

Displaced communities, a result of climate change

Over 870,000 trees planted in Maharashtra to expand and protect tiger habitat