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Manya Vadehra

Recent floods in China incurred a loss of 25 lives within a week. And thousands of kilometers away, 31 lives were lost in Belgium and 160 in Germany. All due to floods. While floods are a common occurring during monsoon season, these floods are indicate more. As climate change warms our atmosphere such damaging rains […]

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#LetMeBreathe

As Parvati Valley receives a foot-fall exceeding it’s capacity, waste disposal has become a monstrous problem here. With their waste-to-energy process running on half capacity, the valley saw several dump yards emerge in the past few years. One such dump yard was transformed into a beautiful landscaped garden by IFS officer Aishwarya. With drift wood […]

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Shamita Harsh

From home decor to garden decor to creative gifts, this shop in Varanasi has it all. Scrapshala was born seeing the potential in the concept of creating value out of the trash and the presence of an untapped market of scrap in a country like India. They manage your waste in the most innovative way. […]

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Krrish Chawla

A 19-year-old has made an eco-friendly and affordable air purifier to tackle air pollution and named it ‘Breathify’. It’s a simple plug-in-play operation, consumes 25-65 watts of electricity and the best part? It’s really affordable! It solves four problems, effectiveness, eco-friendliness, HEPA filer and price. Krrish Chawla explains more about this invention

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Ovy Sabrina

Concerned by the increasing plastic waste issues in Indonesia, two women are taking on the environmental menace by converting rejected plastics into paving bricks! Their company, Rebricks has been making these paving bricks out of multi-layered plastic, which is used to package everything from instant coffee to liquid soap. They spent over one and a […]

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Niklas Agarwal

Climate Justice Toronto, a grassroots group of young people are seeking to build an irresistible and powerful movement to stop the climate crisis by confronting its root causes: capitalism, colonialism and white supremacy. Meet Niklas who has been at the frontline of this movement and a part of a climate radio too that has you […]

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Kristy Drutman

Meet Kristy Drutman, an American environmental media host, and activist and she is on a mission to change the image of what it means to be an environmentalist in the 21st century. How is she doing that? She interviews environmental leaders and advocates about diversity and inclusion through her podcasts, videos and blogs. Watch to […]

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Nikhil Virdi

“Documenting wildlife has been one of the biggest joys of my life. It’s just that time in your life when you think ‘wow, this moment is absolutely worth this. There is nothing I would rather do, but then do just this,” says Nikhil Virdi. Spring‘s new blooms, winter’s magic, summer’s bounty – you will find […]

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Tamara Blazquez Haik

Climate change in Mexico is expected to have widespread impacts on the city putting pressure on the economy, people, and the biodiversity of many parts of the country, which have largely arid or hot climates. But, this conservation photographer who turned her passion for photography into her career, is trying to teach people about the […]

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#LetMeBreathe

Food waste is a massive problem not just in India but across the world. These chefs are trying to change that by by advocating for sustainable food practices! Bonus: get 4 easy recipes you can start with immediately!Vegan foodVegan chefZero waste recipeswptSimple zero-waste recipes for your kitchenFood waste is a massive problem not just in […]

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Tamseel Hussain

Ecosystem restoration at a global scale is important if we are to mitigate the extent of the ecological crisis that we are currently facing, and protect the biodiversity for future generations. But as we are battling the need to restore our ecosystems, sustainable food habits and zero-waste kitchens have taken over the chase to help […]

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C.S. Grewal

The Covid-19 pandemic has put the spotlight on everything safe and secure, including healthy food consumption. Grown and cultivated without the use of any harmful chemicals and pesticides, organic foods are considered to be a healthy option. One such example are the Grewal Farms in Punjab who are at the forefront of this organic revolution. […]

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#LetMeBreathe

This forest officer has been guarding wildlife in India for three decades. Meet Madan Singh Bisht a range officer from Uttarakhand who has been working on environment conservation. One of nature’s frontline workers, protecting the forests has not been easy on his team. Want to know his secret? He has been helping conserve natural ecosystems […]

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Nimit Virdi

‘Being a nature and wildlife photographer is not easy but the satisfaction that comes with it makes everything worth it’ Photographs tell engaging stories by relating to the experiences of the audience. While a lot of other subjects are available, what drew them to photograph nature? Meet these nature photographers who are trying to make […]

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#LetMeBreathe

The new LetMeBreathe logo depicts a community of people coming together (symbolised by the four human rings). This community stretches across the world as depicted by the blue and green colours of the planet and the the interconnection of each ring. The space between each member and the space in the centre represents the gap […]

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Abhinav Bajpai

With more and more adopting a vegan diet, there has been a boom of vegan cafes and restaurants in the market. But, what does it takes to run a vegan eatery? What are the challenges? And how are they coping up with the covid pandemic? Owners of various vegan cafes tell us.

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Nuklu Phom

An environmentalist from Nagaland’s remote Longleng district has won this year’s Whitley Awards 2021, also known as the Green Oscar. The award recognizes Phom’s efforts at establishing a new biodiversity peace corridor changing the fate of Amur Falcons, which come to roost in Nagaland each year, from being hunted by locals.

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Eshita Gupta

India saw back-to-back cyclones. While cyclone Tauktae rammed into the west coast, the incipient cyclone Yaas struck the east coast. But, is this normal? Why are cyclones happening so frequently? Is it linked to climate change? Watch to find out!

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Jai Dhar Gupta

With the second wave of COVID-19 creating havoc in India, the country has an unlikely menace at hand – the rising pile of Bio-medical wastes. Along with the rising risk to the sanitation workers.

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Siya Bhatia

To combat air pollution in India, the Government has launched the National Clean Air Programme, a five-year plan that would focus on 102 polluted cities with an initial budget of Rs. 300 crores. Watch now to know more about it

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Kurinji Selvaraj

In the last 2 months, over 74,000 fires were observed in Punjab compared to 44,000 in 2019 and 57,000 in 2018. What is the reason? Why does stubble burning still persist in Punjab? Historical trend in farm fires also informs us how the practice has evolved over time. Know all it in this episode of #DocumentingAirpocalypse

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Niki

Do you know what happens to the sanitary pad once you throw it into the dustbin? Unfortunately, it ends up in a landfill where it sits for close to 500-800 years polluting the land and water and also the air! Isn’t it time to make that eco-friendly switch, yet?

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Samiksha Ganeriwal

Can you imagine getting rid of plastic bottles? Your shampoo bottles, conditioners, liquid soaps, water bottles, plastic is everywhere. And while single-use plastic continues to end up in our landfills, this innovative solution is giving us a greener and cleaner switch from plastic to paper pulp. Find out about the cool new Kagzi Bottles and […]

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Shyamli

Wearing a mask is the norm these days. Different people wear different kinds of masks. What mask do you wear and what else you can try?

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Pradeep Sangwan

Meet Pradeep, the founder of ‘Healing Himalayas’ and a mountaineer based in Himachal Pradesh. Sangwan, along with a team of volunteers, clears tonnes of plastic and other waste left behind by tourists each year.

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Clover Hogan

Have you been worried about the rising air pollution levels in your city? or the amount of plastic around you is constantly worrying you? They may be signs of ‘eco-anxiety’. Never heard of it before? It refers to a fear of environmental damage or ecological disaster. Meet Clover Hogan, who first experienced eco-anxiety when I […]

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Belkis Campos

Have you ever wondered how much pollution is your swimwear causing? Let’s just say a lot! This swimwear brand aims to change that. Made in Venezuela, all swimwear is made with recycled fabrics repurposing the life of plastic bottles with beautiful and unique designs. Watch on to find out more!

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Aditya Dubey

Do you realise how much pollution your petrol or diesel car contributes? Vehicular emissions contribute 40% to the air pollution levels. One of the solutions? Investing in an electric vehicle (EV)! Watch what these youth environmentalists have to say

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Shamita Harsh

Nepal is seeing the worst pollution levels since 2016! Apart from dust from construction works, exhaust from old, poorly maintained vehicles and smoke from coal-burning brick kilns blend, wildfires have also led to such hazardous air quality

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#LetMeBreathe

India’s most vibrant festival is here. While we’re looking forward to the festivities, greetings and food, an important ingredient of Holi is colours in the form of gulaal. Phool, a digital platform is enriching our Holi experience by delivering eco-friendly and sustainable gulaal to our doorsteps. This gulaal is made out of discarded flowers offered […]

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