Birds: Is Avian Life in Dire Straits?

The crooning and chirping of the buoyant creatures gliding high in the sky, hooting up above from a tree, or tweeting in our garden may get silent if we stay on our current trajectory of the impending climate crisis. With unrestrained emission of greenhouse gases due to human activities, the earth’s temperature has been risingRead More

Global Warming and Its Impact on Polar Bears

As the emission of greenhouse gases due to anthropogenic activities remains unabated, the temperature of our planet continues to soar. The global warming repercussions are being felt all over the world, however, the effects are more dramatic and drastic at the poles, especially at the Arctic; the ice on the Arctic regions have been meltingRead More

Climate Change and An Impending Food Crisis

Glaciers melting, rivers flooding, rainforests burning, lakes shrinking, heat waves in Europe– whatever could go wrong went wrong in 2019! Most of us witnessed some or other forms of these extreme weather events in our respective geographical regions. The threat of climate change manifested itself claiming lives, displacing large populations, making many homeless and withoutRead More

Climate Change: Myths And Deniers

In the last couple of years, climate change and its implications have become a part of mainstream conversations all around the world. The phrase Climate Emergency was even chosen as the Oxford word of the year in 2019. As the discussions around the changing weather pattern, frequent natural disasters, rising sea levels, and global warming, increase, moreRead More

Climate Change And Its Impact On Australian Bushfires

Bushfires in Australia are common natural events which blaze over a million hectares of land, decimate hundreds of homes and properties, and cause fatalities including humans and animals lives, each year. Over the years, however, the frequency and intensity of these bushfires have increased manifold; this has left many wondering whether this could be attributedRead More

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