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Earth Day 2021: Now An App To Save Trees
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Earth Day 2021: Now An App To Save Trees

Save Trees app was launched on April 14, by the NGO New Delhi Nature Society, with an aim to connect people around the world to save trees ...
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Vehicle Scrappage Policy: Is India On The Right Track To Ensure Clean Air For All?
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Vehicle Scrappage Policy: Is India On The Right Track To Ensure Clean Air For All?

As per the Scrappage policy, commercial vehicles will be deregistered in 15 years and private vehicles in 20 years if they fail to get fitness certificates ...
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Google Earth’s ‘Timelapse’ Reflects The Effects Of Climate Change Over The Past 37 Years
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Google Earth’s ‘Timelapse’ Reflects The Effects Of Climate Change Over The Past 37 Years

Google Earth’s ‘timelapse’ is here to show the impact of climate change and planetary changes from 1984 to 2020 ...
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Shrinking Sea Meadows Store More Carbon Than Forests. Scientists Are Racing To Track What's Left
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Shrinking Sea Meadows Store More Carbon Than Forests, Scientists Are Racing To Track What’s Left

The seagrasses curb the acidity of surrounding waters which is an important function as the ocean absorbs more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and becomes more acidic ...
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Study Links Disease Outbreaks To Deforestation, Forest Conversion And Commercial Palm Plantations
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Study Links Disease Outbreaks To Deforestation, Forest Conversion And Commercial Palm Plantations

A new study in Frontiers in Veterinary Science offers a look at how changes in forest cover potentially contribute to vector-borne diseases such as those carried by mosquitos and ticks as well as zoonotic diseases, like COVID-19 ...
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Asia-Pacific Region May Meet Only 9 Of The 104 Targets Of Sustainable Development Goals By 2030: UN Report
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Asia-Pacific Region May Meet Only 9 Of The 104 Targets Of Sustainable Development Goals By 2030: UN Report

There are 17 Sustainable Development Goals that are targeted to be achieved by 2030 but, according to the report of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific on the progress of SDGs, the region may not even achieve 10 per cent of these goals in the decided timeframe ...
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International Day Of Forests 2021: 5 Things You Need To Know
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International Day Of Forests 2021: 5 Things You Need To Know

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed March 21 the International Day of Forests (IDF) in 2012. The Day celebrates and raises awareness on the importance of all types of forests ...
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One of the fallouts of climate change is the intensifying forest fires, which in some cases rise to the level of the canopy of trees, destroying everything in its wake
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India Has Already Witnessed Multiple Big Forest Fires This Year: Here Is All You Need To Know About Wildfires

Apart from natural causes like lightning strikes and heat of the Sun, uncontrollable forest fire disasters are also caused by manmade factors like carelessness, poaching, erratic methods of gathering forest produce and lack of fire safety, say experts ...
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22 Of World's 30 Most Polluted Cities Are In India: World Air Quality Report, 2020
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22 Of World’s 30 Most Polluted Cities Are In India: World Air Quality Report, 2020

According to the report, Delhi's air quality improved by approximately 15 per cent from 2019 to 2020 but despite the improvement, it is the 10th most polluted city and the top polluted capital city in the world ...
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Carbon Emissions Cuts Must Increase Tenfold To Tackle Climate Emergency, Study Says
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Carbon Emissions Cuts Must Increase Tenfold To Tackle Climate Emergency, Study Says

The researchers noted that the annual cuts of 0.16 billion tonnes of CO2 are only 10 per cent of the 1-2 billion tonnes of CO2 cuts that are needed globally every year to tackle climate change ...
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World Wildlife Day 2021: Netizens Raise Awareness On The Importance Of Earth’s Flora And Fauna For Human Existence
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World Wildlife Day 2021: Netizens Raise Awareness On The Importance Of Earth’s Flora And Fauna For Human Existence

World Wildlife Day is observed to celebrate and raise awareness about the world's wild animals and plants and the threats they are facing due to human activities and habitat loss ...
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Energy-Related Emissions Up In December Despite Pandemic
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Energy-Related Emissions Up In December Despite Pandemic

Scientists say that in order to meet the Paris climate accord’s goal of keeping average temperatures from rising by 2 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial times, man-made emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases need to be reduced to near zero by 2050 ...
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