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Know more about World Rivers Day

World Rivers Day is celebrated every year on the last Sunday of the month of September. The day is dedicated to rivers and waterways around the world and is celebrated to spread awareness on the same. The day was first celebrated in 2005. Let’s find out more about this day and dedication related to it.  […]

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A Nobel for Thunberg? Why not!

Even as the world was appalled by the news of the Nobel Peace Prize nomination for the US president Donald Trump, there’s a sliver of hope. Environmentalist Greta Thunberg is in the race to get the Nobel Peace Prize, and if the present scenario is of any relevance, she may actually get it.  The winner […]

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French ski resort gets snow from mountain top

The world had another jolt of reality when a ski resort had to transport snow for its revellers.  A French ski resort used a helicopter to move snow from higher up the mountains after exceptionally mild weather left its slopes bare. This also raised concerns about the ecological and natural changes on earth.  The helicopter […]

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Greta gets her own TV show 

London Greta Thunberg is no stranger to news. The Swedish teenager has been a vocal activist against climate change and is a household name now. She even spoke about global warming at the UN summit. But now she’s getting her own TV show.  BBC Studios has announced a documentary series about the teenage climate activist […]

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Antarctica is hotter than Shimla! 

If you want to go somewhere cold, Antarctica wouldn’t be your first choice. Not because it’s far off, but because places in India are colder than this continent. It recorded its highest temperature at 18.3°C last week. Actually, it’s warmer than many places on the earth with rising temperatures. Last time such temperatures were recorded […]

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This ink is made from air pollution 

We complain about it everyday, but hardly do anything about it. Air pollution harms us in more ways we can imagine. But there’s someone who found a way to use air pollution for good.  Anirudh Sharma, while on a visit to India, saw black soot coming out of a car. Instead of getting worried about […]

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Warm water found under glaciers 

Global warming is real, and we need to accept it. Nature keeps giving signs time and again about the amount of deterioration we are doing to our environment. Sea levels keep rising due to melting glaciers, coastal areas witness unusual phenomenon, weather has become more truant… Now it has come to notice that for the […]

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Greta scolds world leaders, again 

A year after she asked the world leaders to wake up to the dangers of climate change, Greta Thunberg told them that they were not doing enough for the nature. The Swedish activist was at the World Economic Forum to talk about climate change. She said the increase in global temperature could not be kept […]

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First Smog Tower comes to Delhi 

The New Year brought some breath of fresh air for Delhiites, literally. The national capital got its first smog tower in the first week of January, and citizens are vouching for its effectiveness.  What is smog tower This 20-feet-tall giant air purifier has been erected on a 4 feet high platform on a covered drain […]

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Manila is covered in volcanic ash 

If anyone doubted the environmental threats, it’s time to change their minds now. While the bushfires in Australia are still raging, another country is gearing to fight another natural calamity.  A volcano ready to erupt A volcano near the Philippine capital Manila has been spewing lava into the sky and trembling constantly. The earthquakes are […]