Ganges river dolphin

I am a Ganges River dolphin; do you know me?

Hi, I am a Ganges River Dolphin. Though I mainly live in water, you might have seen me on television and in books, swimming, splashing around and even performing stunts. I am a creature of water and over the centuries my ancestors have been living30

Elrhino Paper

Elrhino makes paper from poo!

As the world becomes more aware of the needs of sustainable development and the importance of environmentally-friendly practices, people are not shying away from trying out new ideas. Take for example, Elrhino, a company which is manufacturing paper from animal waste. The company uses the30

Dust storm

India’s Dust Storms Maybe Linked to Climate Change

Sand and dust storms are usually formed when solid strong airlift a lot of sand and dust from uncovered, dry soils into the air.  Sand and dust storms are basic meteorological risks in parched and semi-dry areas. They are generally caused by rainstorms – or30

lab grown meat

Lab Grown Meat Can Solve Some Problems of Conventional Meat Industry

Food-print, or food’s carbon footprint, is the GHG emissions produced by growing, rearing, farming, processing, transporting, storing, cooking and disposing of food that we eat. Transport, food, and housing have the three largest carbon footprints. Food produces nearly 8 tons of emissions per household, or30

Skilled worker

Green Skill Development Program

India Initiates Skill Development Program to Create Trained Personnel for the Green Industry The National Skill Development Corporation India (NSDC) runs the skill development programs in the country in various sectors. It was setup as a one of its kind, Public-Private Partnership Company with the30

Australian Museum spider_Giaus Villosus

World’s Oldest Spider Dies at Age 43

The world’s most senior arachnid has passed away at the age of 43. The spider was observed for a considerable length of time in Australia. The death took place due to a wasp bite. The 43-year-old female Giaus Villosus trapdoor spider was popularly named as30

UNFCCC

A Brief History of COP with Special Focus on COP24

UNFCCC and Conference of Parties The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) established in May 1992 at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro came into force in March 1994 with the premise of strengthening global public awareness of climate change issues. Among30

News

April 2018: Monthly Environmental News Roundup

Important Environmental News From Around the World 1)    Beneficiaries await pending solar subsidy benefits in Gujarat: In the face of a delay in Centre’s budget grants for the current financial year, beneficiaries under the solar rooftop scheme in Gujarat have not received the subsidy amount30

Lepidochelys olivacea - Olive Ridley turtle

I am an Olive Ridley Sea Turtle; do you know me?

The Olive Ridley Sea Turtles are one of the most common and smallest species of turtles found all over the world. Their scientific name is Lepidochelys olivacea and are found in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. They30