Overtourism And Climate Change : Why We Need Sustainable Tourism

With global middle class growing and getting more affluent, international travel becoming cheaper and more affordable, and on-the-click-of-the-mouse availability of subsidised accommodations like Airbnb, there has been a phenomenal increase in the domestic and international trips taken and the number of tourists visiting worldwide each year. This excessive number of tourists at a particular destinationRead More

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Shrinking Lake Chad: Is Climate Change A Factor?

Climate change impact is real! Communities, especially the poorest ones among others, around the world, have been bearing the brunt of ongoing climate change. Some of these poorest communities reside in the countries which lie in the Sahelian zone of west-central Africa. Of late, the world has caught the attention of the plight of theRead More

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Melting Greenland: Brace Yourself for Extreme Weather Events

The implications of climate change were on full display in the summers of 2019 when an enormous amount of ice sheets began melting in Greenland. On a single day, approximately 12 billion tonnes of ice melted off its glacier and poured into the Atlantic ocean. And within just five days between July and August, theRead More

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Amazon Rainforest Fire — A Case of Economy over Ecology?

If you have not been living under a rock, chances are that you might have come across the jarring and blazing images which came out from the Amazon Rainforest of Brazil, a rapidly developing country in South America, in August 2019. The world caught the attention of the conflagration of these forests– also known asRead More

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Climate Change Harms Our Mental Health!

Rising greenhouse gases emission, unrestricted deforestation, livestock farming, and fossil fuel consumption has led to an increase in the global temperature. Newspapers are rife with headlines of nations facing frequent natural disasters such as cyclones and hurricanes, floods and droughts, wildfires, melting snow in the Arctic region and rising sea levels all over the world.Read More

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6 Celebrities Who are Actively Promoting Environmental Issues

Celebrities are not shy when it comes to raising awareness about climate change and environmental challenges. Whether they are Hollywood stars, business tycoons or politicians, everyone seems to be trying to do their bit to attract more and more world leaders’ attention toward climate action. Having a lot of fan following over social media suchRead More

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A Healthy Diet is Environmentally Sustainable Too!

A recent study has found that growing and eating healthy food is not only beneficial for us human beings but it is good for our environment too! So, what does a healthy diet constitute? It’s a range and variety of food including whole grains, legumes and nuts, fruits and vegetables, fish which gives us enoughRead More

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Seven Ways to Reduce Waste at Home

Rapid urbanisation and growing population have been driving the massive generation of global waste. It is estimated that, annually, somewhere around 2.1 billion tonnes of waste is being generated, all across the world. This waste not only contaminates soil, water and air, it also contributes to the emission of several greenhouse gases which has beenRead More

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Electronic Waste – A Growing Menace

Each year somewhere around 50 million tonnes of electronic and electrical waste (which usually includes discarded computer monitors, chips, motherboards, cell phones, televisions, washing machines, refrigerators) is produced globally –that is almost equivalent in weight of all the commercial planes ever built– and if it is left unchecked, it could double to 120 million tonnesRead More

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Is Vertical Farming the Answer to the Global Food Crisis?

With the burgeoning world population, and a decline in arable land as a result of desertification, human-induced erosion, degradation of topsoil, there has been a looming threat of food crisis globally. There has been a lot of hype generating around a relatively newer form of farming which grows produce in vertically stacked layers and verticallyRead More

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