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Rainforest Day 2021: Highlighting the Evergreen Canopies

As we witness World Rainforest day on June 22 every year, we all must be aware of the need for the conservation of rainforests around the world. as much as these evergreen canopies provide life on this planet to a variety of species, consisting of about ninety percent invertebrates and a third of bird species […]

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Conduct Environmental Audit of Plastic Polluters: NGT directs CPCB

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to take coercive action and conduct an Environmental Audit of plastic polluters including Amazon, Flipkart, Coca Cola, and Pepsi. E-commerce giants against whom a petition has been filed in the National Green Tribunal by Environmentalists Aditya Dubey and Aman Banka to stop them […]

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Amazon eliminates single-use plastic in packaging in India

Amazon India has announced that it has eliminated all single-use plastic in packaging originating from its 50-plus fulfilment centres in the country. In September 2019, the company had pledged to meet this goal in an accelerated time frame by June this year. Our planet is being choked by plastic. Millions of tons of non-biodegradable plastic waste […]

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NGT asks CPCB to explain coercive steps taken against Amazon, Flipkart

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to inform it about coercive steps taken against e-commerce giants Amazon and Flipkart for non-compliance of plastic waste management rules. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said the report filed by the apex pollution monitoring body does not mention […]

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Amazon vows Eliminate Single-Use Plastics by June 2020 in India

A letter by Jeff Bezos, CEO and founder of Amazon, which is doing rounds on social media, says that amazon will stop the use of single-use plastics by June 2020. “Amazon is invested in sustainable growth and is the first company to sign the Climate Pledge with the commitment to meet the Paris Accord 10 […]

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Why I filed A Petition Against Amazon and Flipkart!

One of the biggest ironies of our time is that a corporate entity named after the largest carbon sink on our planet has become one of the biggest contributors to plastic poisoning of our planet. Plastic is choking the earth Our planet is being choked by plastic. Millions of tons of non-bio-degradable plastic waste is […]

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