Sea Erosion Worsens After Govt Dumped Granite Rocks Along Coastline

As the management of coastal hazards such as sea erosion is a multidisciplinary, multi stakeholder subject, many ministries and government departments at national and state level have undertaken/planned projects to manage and mitigate sea erosion and tried reducing...

Power Ministry’s Move to fix Starting Temperature for ACs at 24 C Is Right

The new proposal of the Ministry of Power to fix the starting temperature of room air conditioners (RAC) or ACs at 24 degree C is a step in the right direction, as the current popular practice of fixing the starting temperature or switch ON temperature at 18-20 degree...

The Chobani Way: Bringing Sustainability and Natural Values Together

The retail chain of Chobani is actually quite sincere as far as creating a sustainable planet and its future is concerned. This it is doing through its own green initiatives such as cuts in usage of energy and water, together with emphasizing on other environmental...

United Arab Emirates or UAE Goes Green; Sheikh Mohammed Backs It

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) in its vision 2021 is trying to bring about diversification of its resources by shifting away from fossil fuels such as oil. In the year 2012, Sheikh Mohammed started the initiative of green economy with the slogan: green economy for...

429 Elephants Killed in India in Past 10 Years By Poachers

In the last 10 years, India has been witness to the loss of a huge number of elephants killed. In fact, the number is as huge as 429 and they have all been lost to poaching, the Government of India has revealed. The government has responded to a RTI (Right to...

Shipping Industry Can Use Modern Technologies to Cut Emissions

Shipping as a trade is crucial for trade. In fact, over 80% of global commerce goes through this route; however, this line of business has also been regarded by experts as an environmental problem. The entire industry produces carbon dioxide as much as the whole of...

Epiphany, Burning the Hag & Wise Men from the East

On, 6th January 2019, was Epiphany, one of the biggest festivals in Italy, which is celebrated by Burning the Hag. The Hag is burnt on a huge bonfire in the middle of the Piazza, the central square, which is the focal point of most Italian towns. In Verona's famed...