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Why you shouldn’t buy an RO Water Purifier

Indians are a fascinating people. Nowhere else in the world have I come across sheep mentality to such a greater degree except in my native country. I remember reading the popular book by Thomas Hardy, ‘Far from the maddening crowd’ as a child. I was too young to comprehend it fully back then but now as I am wiser, I do realise that Farmer Oak would have saved his herd if he had known about sheep mentality. The Indian philosophy40

Beef

How Our Choice Of Beef Is Destroying The Amazon

Beef is one of the most popular food sources, enjoyed in many countries throughout the globe. Yet this desire for meat is having a large, negative impact in one specific area: the Amazon rainforest. In short, beef has to come from somewhere and a continued demand for beef has lead to deforestation in the Amazon jungle. Of course, the real answer is much more complicated and there are many factors that we need to consider, including our own demand and40

Infographic: How the Paper-based System Affects Us

The traditional way of doing business and growth principles include several adverse impacts for the environment. One of the biggest culprits is the paper-based system. A significant number of businesses use paper to conduct their daily operations. It is estimated that the USA alone consumes about 69 million trees per year to meet its paper demands. The effect of the heavy paper usage definitely has its tolls on the environment. Releasing more than 220 million pounds of toxin per tear,40

Infographic: The Deadliest Forest Fires of All Time

With Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada still in the grip of an enormous blaze, forest fires have sadly been thrust back into the spotlight and this infographic looks at the 10 deadliest forest fires in history based on the number of human lives lost. Which forest fire was the world’s deadliest? The worst such conflagration of all time remains the Great Peshtigo Fire that ripped through Michigan and Wisconsin in 1871, with more than 1,200 people killed in the blaze40

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Infographic: The Alarming Truth Behind Deforestation

The infographic, as you can see, is called The Alarming Truth Behind Deforestation, and a quick look shows that is certainly is an alarming truth. It clearly illustrates the current state of the world’s rainforests and the damage that has been done to them so far. So what is the current state? Let’s have a look. How bad is deforestation now? As you can see from this infographic deforestation is significant in a number of countries. In El Salvador, 440

Green Buildings

3 Green Construction Challenges in Cities

Whether or not you’re a city dweller, you probably know what it means to go out and paint the town red. Maybe, if you’re a Rolling Stones fan, you want it painted black. What you may not know is that your city or town is simultaneously trying to go green. Last year, for example, 17 of the world’s largest cities launched a sustainable effort called the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance, with the aim of an 80 percent reduction in overall40

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The State of Nature by Laolu Ibrahim

Now that it’s been almost seven years, I can sufficiently say, I didn’t like Avatar much. To give a bit of context, I’m a film buff and looking back, I was probably more caught up in the experience of it all rather than in the movie itself. Avatar was Meh! It’s the kind of movie you look back at and say, yeah, I saw that. But, it is funny how certain parts and not the whole of things leave an40

The Kista Science City

Smart City- Smarter Ways to Sustainable Living

Urbanization is an indicator of poverty reduction and hence can serve as a valuable indicator of the overall economic growth of the country. Urbanisation is an irreversible yet a very important process. India is also in the middle of a transition from rural to a quasi urban economy with a dramatic increase in the number of large cities. India’s urban population currently residing in five thousand two hundred agglomerations has increased from 285 million to 380 million since 2001 to40