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By Helping Offices, Events To Go Zero Waste, This 34-Year-Old From Mumbai Is Reducing Garbage Load On Landfills

By Helping Offices, Events To Go Zero Waste, This 34-Year-Old From Mumbai Is Reducing Garbage Load On Landfills
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Massive fire at Deonar landfill in Mumbai prompted 34-year-old Divya Ravichandran to try and understand India’s waste crisis and adopt ‘my waste is my responsibility’ mantra and eventually launch Skrap, a sustainability start-up
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A 72-Year-Old From Madurai Has A Solution To Tide Over The Crisis Of Clean Water

A 72-Year-Old From Madurai Has A Solution To Tide Over The Crisis Of Clean Water
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Meet 72-year-old N. Arunachalam from Madurai who along with his family is relying solely on recycled rainwater since 34 years
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Made Entirely Out Of Single-Use Plastic, Kerala’s Marine Cemetery Is A Call To Action To Save The World

Made Entirely Out Of Single-Use Plastic, Kerala’s Marine Cemetery Is A Call To Action To Save The World
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Jellyfish Watersports, an eco-friendly water sports and activities organising group, has built the marine cemetery from single-use plastic in collaboration with the District Administration of Kozhikode, Kerala to remind about the overexploitation of environment that has led to the endangerment of eight marine species and a freshwater fish
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The Trap, Trapper, Trapped: Art Installation On Kochi Beach Drives Home The Message Of Beat Plastic Pollution

The Trap, Trapper, Trapped: Art Installation On Kochi Beach Drives Home The Message Of Beat Plastic Pollution
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The art installation at Fort Kochi beach involves a 25 feet high plastic water bottle made using 1500 single-use plastic water bottles or PET bottles of 1litre capacity each
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While Green Cover In India Has Increased By 0.65%, Existing Forests Are Thinning: India State Of Forest Report 2019

While Green Cover In India Has Increased By 0.65%, Existing Forests Are Thinning: India State Of Forest Report 2019
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According to India State of Forest Report 2019, prepared by the Forest Survey of India (FSI), India now has a total of 21.67 per cent of its area under forest and tree cover which is still far from its target of 33 per cent
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Climate Warrior Bhumi Pednekar Rings In The New Year With A Call To Unite And Save Environment

Climate Warrior Bhumi Pednekar Rings In The New Year With A Call To Unite And Save Environment
New Year 2020: Bollywood actor Bhumi Pednekar who actively participates in clean-up drives and climate strikes called to become climate warriors and protect the environment
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Swachh Survekshan League 2020: Indore Tops The Chart, Again, Adjudged Cleanest City Of India For The Fourth Time In A Row

Swachh Survekshan League 2020: Indore Tops The Chart, Again, Adjudged Cleanest City Of India For The Fourth Time In A Row
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As part of the Swachh Survkeshan League 2020, quarterly cleanliness assessment of cities and towns in India was conducted in three quarters – April to June, July to September and October to December
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#SwachhMumbai: Shah Rukh Khan Thanks Swachhata Warriors For Keeping Mumbai Clean

#SwachhMumbai: Shah Rukh Khan Thanks Swachhata Warriors For Keeping Mumbai Clean
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Actor Shah Rukh Khan shared the short film posted by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), narrating the story of sanitation workers and how they ensure cleanliness and hygiene in Mumbai
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Before And After Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Has India Finally Managed To Provide Sanitation For All In This Decade

Before And After Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Has India Finally Managed To Provide Sanitation For All In This Decade
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2019 was the big deadline India set itself for going 100 per cent open defecation free (ODF) under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, with over 10 crore toilet construction rural India was declared ODF while over 94 per cent of the urban local bodies (ULBs) are ODF
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Delhi Cabinet Approves Electric Vehicle Policy, Which Aims To Fight Air Pollution By Promoting EVs

Delhi Cabinet Approves Electric Vehicle Policy, Which Aims To Fight Air Pollution By Promoting EVs
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With its Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy 2019, the Delhi government is targeting to have every fourth new vehicle on road to be electric by 2024 in the capital which is reeling under heavy air pollution, majorly from vehicular emissions
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Air Pollution: What Is Air Quality Index, How Is It Measured And Its Health Impact

Air Pollution: What Is Air Quality Index, How Is It Measured And Its Health Impact
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Eight pollutants namely particulate matter (PM) 10, PM2.5, Ozone (O3), Sulphur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), carbon monoxide (CO), lead (Pb) and ammonia (NH3) act as major parameters in deriving the AQI of an area
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In Gujarat, 1000 Adolescent Girls Are Learning About Nutrition And Fighting Anaemia

In Gujarat, 1000 Adolescent Girls Are Learning About Nutrition And Fighting Anaemia
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By improving the nutritional status of 1000 girls and educating them about anaemia, Smile Foundation is trying to promote healthy living among women and their families in Banaskantha district of Gujarat
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Marine Life Pays The Price Of Plastic: 100 Kilos Of Waste, Majorly Plastic Found In Dead Sperm Whale’s Stomach In Scotland

Marine Life Pays The Price Of Plastic: 100 Kilos Of Waste, Majorly Plastic Found In Dead Sperm Whale’s Stomach In Scotland
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100 kilos of marine debris including a whole range of plastic like sections of net, bundles of rope, plastic cups, bags, gloves, packing straps and tubing was found in dead male whale’s stomach in Scotland
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How Effective Are Masks To Take On Air Pollution?

How Effective Are Masks To Take On Air Pollution?
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Masks available in the market can tackle one part of the air pollution problem, particulate matter suspended in the air but when it comes to toxic gases, masks can do little
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