Eco-Friendly Land Restoration Ideas

Restoring the land now will guarantee future generations have the resources they need for survival. Humans have had a huge impact on this planet. Our advances in technology and agriculture have made it possible to develop cities and conveniences that make life easier, but those come with a price—and the environment often pays a hefty…

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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, or about 17%. Meat, cheese, and eggs have the highest footprint…

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A Brief History of COP with Special Focus on COP25

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. Among its main objectives is the stabilization of concentrations of greenhouse…

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Earth Day And 10 Easy Ways To Conserve Our Environment

Our precious Earth is the only planet identified till date as being able to sustain life. To equally contribute towards our sole survival input, it is mandatory to protect it with everything we have. Technological advances are the need of this century but should go hand in hand in preserving the biological fauna and flora…

River Ganges, Varanasi

Cleaning the Maily Rivers of India

Rivers are guides to civilizations and in being so have reverent appeal in almost all religious scriptures of India. With the advent of industrialization, natural resources are depleted at more than ever increasing rates, with rivers bearing the brunt of every outlet there is; from factory waste to sewage and even agricultural run-offs. Therefore, the…

Solar pannels and mounting structure at rooftop

Should Education Institutes Invest More in Renewable Energy?

Any college you attend, no matter where it is in the world, has to attend to its energy costs. For the individual homeowner, you know that this is a massive portion of your monthly bills. But for universities, it’s even more substantial. Entire computer labs are open 24 hours a day, water heaters power locker…

Forest landscape

New Draft National Forest Policy 2018

Forests are treasures of nature, providing the necessary, directing the wild, sources of amenities for humans; thriving in spite of misuse. These caregivers of our planet not only act as home to a million varieties of species but are one of the two main sinks of GHGs, the other being oceans. It may not be…

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How Artificial Intelligence (AI) Can Help Save Our Planet?

In the 1990’s, IBM developed “Deep Blue,” a software program that could play chess. It could look at the pieces on a chessboard and make predictions about winning moves. In fact, the program beat the champion, Garry Kasparov, by analyzing possible moves and choosing the most strategic one. “Deep Blue” had no memory and could…