Choosing public transportation as much as we can sends a clear message to policy-makers to invest more in public transport. This will bring about a multitude of advantages - broader societal benefits like less air pollution, decreased reliance on fossil fuels, together with individual gains such as increased savings and improved physical health. The heightened demand will compel the government to enhance and expand public transportation infrastructure leading to more employment opportunities and better access to mobility for all.
கிரீன் ஆக்க்ஷன் வீக் 2023ஐக் குறிக்கும் வகையில் குழந்தைகளுக்காக இந்த கையேடு உருவாக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது. ஒருமுறை மட்டுமே பயன்படுத்தும் பிளாஸ்டிக் பொருட்களில் என்ன தவறு இருக்கிறது, அன்றாட வாழ்வில் பிளாஸ்டிக் பயன்பாட்டைக் குறைக்க அவர்கள் எப்படி எளிய நடவடிக்கைகளை பின்பற்றலாம் என்பதைப் பற்றி இந்தக் கையேடு குழந்தைகளுக்குக் கற்றுக்கொடுக்கிறது. இந்த கையேட்டை கிரியேட்டிவ் காமன்ஸ் உரிமத்தின் கீழ் பதிவிறக்கம் செய்து அனைவரும் இலவசமாக பயன்படுத்தலாம்.
Our bustling cities can also be a safe haven for our kids. But to ensure this, we need to actively plan for their safety. Integrating enforcement, engineering, and technology is one way to do this. ANPR cameras deter rule-breaking; vibrant paths and crosswalks guide children away from traffic; permanent speed-reducing features keep speed in check. Every child matters. No exceptions!
#ClimateChange induced stress is altering fish hormones leading to huge repercussions for their reproduction. In fact, female fish exposed to high temperatures are found to develop testes instead of ovaries.
A child's small stature, and still-developing cognitive skills make them the most vulnerable of road users. As roads become busier, and vehicles become faster, our roads become more and more unsafe for them. As adults, let's be mindful of a child's challenges when navigating a road, and accommodate their needs. A child is prone to making errors of judgement - only vigilant motorists can ensure that these do not turn into fatal errors.
End of life of electric vehicle batteries must be planned adequately to minimize its negative impact on the environment. In India, the Battery Waste Management Rules of 2022 mandates Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), requiring manufacturers to ensure the collection and proper treatment of all discarded batteries for recycling or refurbishment, while prohibiting their disposal in landfills or through incineration.
The ISI mark on products is an assurance of quality and compliance. The BIS website also gives consumers the power to verify all aspects of an ISI standard through the Know Your Standards window on the portal. For example, you can check to see which manufacturers are licensed motorcycle helmet manufacturers. You can use this information to cross check the ISI mark on the product itself. #BeAnAwareConsumer
According to an analysis of 70 studies published in The BMJ, for every 1° C in temperature rise, stillbirths and premature deliveries increase by about 5 %, indicating urgent need for concrete policies to tackle this. #ActOnClimate
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Switching to renewable energy in your residential complex not just reduces your carbon footprint, but also your common area electricity bills. Invest in solar installations and generate your own electricity for your building's common area electricity needs. Enhance your community's sustainability. These posters are free to download and distribute under creative commons license.