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A mother’s greatest fear – Air Pollution

The constant fear of children dying from air pollution related diseases in many parts of the world is taking an upward turn and shows no sign of slowing down in recent times. Mothers walk through polluted air and wonder how the tiny lungs of their children will be able to survive the amount of toxin […]

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Our footprints in the air

Air pollution results from atmospheric pollution which is deleterious to human health and our planet too.  The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that every year, air pollution is responsible for nearly seven million deaths around the globe. Nine out of ten humans are currently said to breathe air that exceeds the WHO’s guideline limits […]

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Malthusian theory: Is it inevitable?

The most well-known population theory is the Malthusian theory. In 1798, Thomas Robert Malthus published his article on the “principle of population.” His theory is pretty basic. In his own words, “Human food naturally multiplies slowly; man himself develops in fast geometric proportions, if adversity and vice do not hold him back.” Livelihoods must restrict […]

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The consequences of displacing indigenous communities due to mining and deforestation

According to the UN Factsheet, there are more than 370 million Indigenous people spread across 70 countries around the world. The word ‘Indigenous’ refers to the peoples or communities who originally inhabited land or place before it was conquered by the colonial societies. In other words, Indigenous peoples are the earliest known original or first […]

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Demystifying Ecofeminism

Ecofeminism: Bringing Together Feminism and Environmentalism Ecofeminism is more than just a term. The concept emerged during the Second Wave of the feminist movement when a French feminist Françoise d’Eaubonne coined the term in 1974. The purpose of this movement is to link and augment the environmental and feminist movements. It seeks to establish a […]

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Easy hacks to live a life with fewer plastics

Plastic is an integral part of our lives right now. Every item in our lives seems to be coming from plastics. From packaging to dustbins, from food items to all kinds of other necessary items, we rely on plastics faithfully. The impact that it makes on our environment is very well known to all of […]

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Things I signed up for when I decided to choose nature photography

Look around and you’ll find not one or two, but tons and tons of elements of nature and I chose to keep them in my camera. Wildlife and nature photography is one most exciting fields as it captures one of the most dynamic elements of the environment- wild flora and fauna. During my college days, I became […]

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Five Amazingly Simple Tips To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

We live in a time when everyone is concerned about the future of the planet. There’s no denying that the planet is changing dramatically. The climate is almost always unpredictable. Unexpected rain showers, snowfalls, storms and droughts happen regularly. Everyone’s genuinely worried if the planet is really going to be destroyed soon. But there are […]

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How ecosystem restoration is so crucial especially in a post-COVID world?

When the nation encountered repercussions of the novel corona virus for the first time, the improving condition of our environment was the only silver lining amidst a sea of despair and anguish. Images of clear skies and waterways, dwindling road traffic and wildlife unfettered by human activity have been therapeutic, to say the least. We […]

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Is your toothpaste filled with nasty chemicals? Start your sustainable oral care journey here

Whenever the topic of sustainable swaps comes up, ditching your usual toothpaste is always one of them isn’t it? So, what makes it harmful, what is it composed of – let’s dive in and see what all ingredients are present in your usual toothpaste and why? 1. Triclosan- This is not only found in toothpastes […]

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How we met the wild bears of Bagbahara

Ever heard of Wild bears visiting a temple? They are taking ‘prasad’ from priests and roaming freely in the temple premises? People taking selfies with them and surprisingly they are not hurting humans or vice versa? As strange as it might sound, All these are actually happening somewhere in India and that too in the […]

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4 ways to have a healthy and sustainable relationship with food

(Check out Gunjan’s blog) How I moved towards a healthier lifestyle, closer to nature! It didn’t happen overnight. I didn’t have an epiphany. It was a series of curiosity led research and the resulting awareness that brought this change. A little background story on how it started-It started with my obsession with having good skin. […]

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Ditch fast fashion and let’s move to a sustainable closet

Fashion is an art and it can be expressed in million ways possible, then, why not in a sustainable way?

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Jumpstarting to renewable energy resources

With limited non-renewable resources at hand but intermittent renewable resources, we might have to consider the slight possibility that we might just be nearing the end of the energy cliff.  The earth and its flora and fauna have survived over 3.8 billion years living off the energy of the sun, it’s time we get inspired […]

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Why these endangered species need our attention

Did you know more than 37,400 species are threatened with extinction? We have yet again managed to drive some mesmerizing and rare species to extinction.  Sadly, despite ameliorating the awareness about endangered species, we still cannot confidently state if we have reached the checkpoint to let the rare and beautiful species of this world thrive. […]

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