Industrial Air Pollution

The Global Air Pollution Crisis

Across the globe, people are suffocating in bouts of dense smog and extremely high levels of air pollution. Just about every country in the world grapples with pollution, no matter how rich or poor they are. But you may not be aware of just how toxic your country is. Toxic countries are mostly a man-made problem. The single largest source of air pollutants is the burning of fossil fuels such as coal and gasoline. Fossil fuels are used for heating,40

Hangul at Oak patch_Dachigam

Home Of The Last Hanguls On Earth- Dachigam National Park

Harwan inherited a jewel from before the time of the Maharajas who ruled Kashmir for its beauty and people. This resplendent heaven was the natural habitat of a rich flora and fauna restricted to the Himalayas. Zabarwan range of Himalayas provided respite to the rich spawning populace of the beloved Red Deer of Asia. This variety is one of its kind and despite efforts to make it breed anywhere else on the globe; Nature gifted this living wild to Kashmir.40

Natural cleaning

How to Clean Naturally With Natural Cleaning Products?

Cleaning a home with harsh chemicals is a risk for both the human health and natural environment. Many cleaning products that are commonly used come with chemicals dangerous to overall human health. Many of these products emit gases that are harmful. Even many cause major diseases. Use of such products is dangerous in a home, especially for children. Many households are switching to natural cleaning products instead of chemical, due to the safety they provide. Natural cleaning products are easy40

Wood_Timber Mart

New CITES trade rules for Dalbergia Species

The inclusion of the genus Dalbergia in CITES Appendix II has been proposed in the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), Johannesburg, South Africa in 2016. The proposed inclusion has been done to ensure that the legal trade does not become a direct cause of the extinction of these threatened species and will help curb illegal trade.  It was also proposed that the inclusion will control the international trade by eliminating the arduous task40

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

Are_Solar_Roadways_Worth_the_Hype_

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