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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Meet Greta Thunberg– A Climate Activist From Sweden

The future of our children is at stake. In the last two centuries, our planet has suffered a great deal. Industrial Revolution and growing population have triggered a mindless production and consumption of goods, which has not only risen the global temperature and polluted the environment massively, but it has also threatened the lives andRead More

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Unchecked Ocean Acidification May Cause Mass Extinction

There has been a looming threat to our marine life which oceanographers, across the globe, have been monitoring closely in recent years. The increasing carbon emission from the anthropogenic activities and the growing human population has led to a new phenomenon called ocean acidification. On a pH scale, zero is most acidic and 14 isRead More

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Scientists warn of worst-case climate change scenario

A newly published study suggests that there would be greater greenhouse gas emissions because of high economic growth as was forecast previously. Owing to this, the scientists require recalibrating projections related to “worst case” climate change scenario. The new study has been conducted by taking greater global economic growth into account. The scientists conducted theRead More

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