Plastic Pollution

5 Ways Your Plastic Bottle May Be Poisoning You

Plastic is the most popular packaging material in the world due to the convenience it offers. It is undoubtedly a convenient killer that kills slowly. Owing to its chemical composition, it can be easily moulded into a variety of shapes with a broad range of flexibility and leak proof properties. Right from storage containers at home to industrial packaging, plastic is everywhere. As a user, have you taken a closer look at the ways you have been using plastic in40

Mandatory emissions reporting

8 reasons your company should report to CDP

CDP’s annual climate change information request for the year 2017 is out last December and the last date for submission of responses is 29th June 2017. Through CDP (erstwhile Carbon Disclosure Project), more than 827 institutional investors with assets of over US$100 trillion are asking companies to disclose how they are managing the risks posed by climate change. Globally, 5,800 plus companies, representing close to 60% of global market capitalization, disclose their environmental information such as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, risks and opportunities and40

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Are Solar Roadways Worth the Hype

The 21st century has seen the most temperature records with 2014 being the hottest year on earth recorded. In recent years, it has become clear that our planet’s climate is changing and we have tried to combat this problem by inventing new technologies that generate greener energy. Julie and Andrew, a couple from Idaho, United States, had the same goal when they first invented Solar roadways in 2006. Thanks to a Youtube video that went viral titled ‘Solar FREAKIN’ Roadways’,40

Bengal Monitor Lizard

5 Animals you’ll be surprised to Know Are the Most Trafficked in India

‘Chinkara killed by poachers’, ‘International Red Sanders, smuggler nabbed’, ‘Poachers caught with endangered turtles’ Do these headlines sound familiar? Illegal wildlife trade has increased tremendously and depleted wildlife reserve in India. After drug trafficking, human trafficking, arms trafficking, animal trafficking is the fourth-largest crime observed in the world. To avoid wildlife trafficking, we have various laws in place. The Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, Indian Penal Code and The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 are put together to protect40

Oil well

Oil industry boom-and-bust visualised

With the world’s energy demands that are needed to power transportation, it is reported that we are exhausting the earth’s supply of oil. In fact, recent findings from the International Energy Agency (IEA) unveiled the world will face oil shortages far sooner than anticipated. Therefore understanding the volume and speed of consumption is critical. This interactive animation allows people to get a better sense of how much oil is left in the top 10 countries with the most oil reserves,40

Is Donald Trump the Ultimate Threat to the Planet?

The scientific evidence behind climate change is too compelling to ignore. Average global temperature has increased, global sea level has risen as a result of the polar ice caps melting, extreme weather events worldwide have become more intensified and long-term, the amount of CO2 have increased and it all have come to threaten planet earth including its inhabitants. And now the 45th President of the United State, a country that plays a major role in the global fight against climate40

Infographic: 41 Insane Facts About Tesla Motors

While small-scale innovators and entrepreneurs continue to work towards the improvement of our everyday life and surroundings, often from a socially and environmentally aware perspective, few of the household name businesses of our era are associated with social benevolence – and those that claim to have great visions for the future of humankind tend to be viewed with suspicion. We are rightly vigilant when we sense our data and our relationships are being vacuumed up and reshaped by big companies40

Tigris River

River Linking projects: Creating Erroneous Artificial River systems or creating opportunities for development?

Indian rivers are known for cultivating world’s most populated regimes. They have been revered as Goddess for their larger role in replenishing life within their streams and plethora of services in the form of ecosystems flows. However, following the quest for crosscut developments, the consideration to other services has been subjected to a skewed vision. Despite regular reporting by Nitin Sethi, a well-known reporter with the Business times and general concern by conservationist, the policy is hell bent to make40