Plastic has long had the planet in its grip. All too often it is found piled up on beaches and floating as “plastic islands” in the ocean. But it also clogs the stomachs of birds and other animals, and has even made it into the human bloodstream. To date, just 9% of the world’s plastic has… Read More How we can overcome the growing plastic crisis / Tobacco industry severely damages environment: WHO
Third Ankit-Junaid Social Harmony Award ceremony followed with discussion on “Yuva aur Sampradayikta ki chunautiya” on 28th November- Sunday @5:30 P:M Venue -Gandhi Peace Foundation- DDU Marg, New Delhi Dear Friends! In the year of September 2018, Khudai Khidmatgar launched the Social Harmony Award and fellowship in memory of Hafiz Junaid and Ankit Saxena. Junaid was… Read More Khudai Khidmatgar: 3rd Ankit Junaid Social Harmony Award ceremony followed with discussion on 'Yuva aur Sampradayikta ki chunautiya'
A huge trash-collecting system designed to clean up plastic floating in the Pacific Ocean is finally picking up plastic, its inventor announced Wednesday. The Netherlands-based nonprofit the Ocean Cleanup says its latest prototype was able to capture and hold debris ranging in size from huge, abandoned fishing gear, known as “ghost nets,” to tiny microplastics as small… Read More A floating device created to clean up plastic from the ocean is finally doing its job, organizers say
Kiss the Ground Film Trailer (2020) The trailer for Kiss the Ground. Watch it and discover a simple solution for climate change. The full-length film: https://kissthegroundmovie.com Living Soil Film The Basics: Why is soil health important? Soil Solutions to Climate Problems – Narrated by Michael Pollan Why Soil Matters – Kiss the Ground Nature Is Speaking – Edward Norton is… Read More Kiss the Ground Film Trailer (2020) / What's the big deal about soil? / Living Soil Film
An area of forest the size of France has regrown around the world over the past 20 years, showing that regeneration in some places is paying off, a new analysis has found. Nearly 59m hectares of forests have regrown since 2000, the research found, providing the potential to soak up and store 5.9 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide… Read More Forest the size of France regrown worldwide over 20 years, study finds
Nearly two-thirds of Europeans would rather repair their products than buy new ones The French capital hosts a dozen of these so-called “repair cafes” – free, monthly initiatives that allow local residents to fix household objects and electronics with the help and advice of enthusiastic volunteers. Pioneered by journalist Martine Postma in Amsterdam in 2009,… Read More Peter Yeung: The country rejecting throwaway culture
India has the world’s worst air pollution. Home to 21 of the world’s 30 most polluted cities, its toxic air kills more than one million people each year. That’s partly because the South Asian nation is the world’s second largest brick producer. Brick kilns — which account for 20% of black carbon emissions globally — make a significant contribution to its terrible air. Indian architect… Read More Isabelle Gerretsen: This company is making building tiles out of polluted air