The Elusive and Vulnerable Giant Panda Bears of China

We have been losing nature’s balance and its ability to sustain life on our planet. The threat to our wildlife has become more pronounced owing to human activities and changes in the climate over the past few years. Many species of animals and plants are on the brink of extinction as their habitats continue toRead More

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Shrinking Dead Sea and Rise of Deadly Sinkholes

The world around us is changing and for worse. The shifting landscape — primarily triggered by human-induced climate change and other anthropogenic factors — has opened up a pandora’s box not only for environmentalists but also for the local population who depend on the environment and its ecosystem for their survival and livelihood. One ofRead More

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Climate Change and The Changing Landscape of Wine Industry

Across the world, the rising temperature owing to climate change has been affecting everything we grow and produce. Not only is it affecting the food quality but it is also reducing our access to some of our favourite foods. Ecologists and farmers have been trying to figure out the challenges which await us in futureRead More

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Managing Nitrogen Pollution — A Key for Climate Change Mitigation

Nitrogen — the main component of the atmosphere of our planet (78 per cent by volume) — is a double-edged sword! Its conversion to other chemically reactive forms could be indispensable for some life processes while for others it could wreak havoc in the form of nitrogen pollution. This growing menace has been driven byRead More

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Embracing Solar Energy — Climbing Down The Carbon Ladder

Our energy needs are at an all-time high. With the burgeoning population, the demand for energy is only going to grow exponentially in the upcoming decades. The current energy sources have been leading to climate change which threatens our entire planet. The burning of fossil fuels including coal, natural gases and crude oil continue toRead More

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Impact of Climate Change on Ringed Seals

The ecosystems and landscapes have been incessantly shifting around the world owing to climate change induced by human activities. This shift is rather dramatic at the poles — specifically the North Pole. Rising temperature in the Arctic region has been increasingly losing sea ice and snow; this has triggered a series of changes in itsRead More

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