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Biodiversity loss -A threat to our very existence

Tue, 13/07/2021 - 13:21

There is something hopeful and inspirational about summer. It is that time of the year when nature is at its bountiful best with flowers blooming, birds singing, bees buzzing and the environment in general is more vibrant and colourful. However, climate change is threatening to take away from us everything that we have come to love.

"We are ravaging the very ecosystems that provide us with the food, water and resources we need to survive. The Earth is resilient, but she needs our help”
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres 

Making our Streets Safe for All

Tue, 13/07/2021 - 13:12

Across the world people are coming to realise that roads, especially in our cities, should not be about the metal monstrosities that we call vehicles, but should be about people. That people use these spaces, which are public spaces, for a variety of purposes - from the obvious one of mobility to livelihood to recreation. Yet all our planning, our laws on roads and transport is focussed on the inanimate, polluting vehicles. 

Front of Pack Labelling in India

Tue, 13/07/2021 - 11:51

Globally, unhealthy diets are the main reason for the increase in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) like cardiovascular disease, obesity,  diabetes and the like, resulting in innumerable deaths year after year. Varieties of processed and ultra-processed foods, which contain trans fats, high salt, sugar, saturated fats, and refined carbohydrates, are  available in the market making it  hard for consumers to identify and select the ones that are nutritious.

St(o)ppwatch - June 2021

Fri, 09/07/2021 - 14:00

Act NOW or India may lose 3-10% GDP annually by 2100 due to climate change! This edition of St(o)ppwatch brings you news on companies’ 'net-zero' claims that they use to carry on polluting, the importance of women in renewable energy and much more


Air Quality - Harmful diseases

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 10:33

According to #AirQualityLifeIndex, #AirPollution caused by PM2.5 and PM10 is more devastating than communicable diseases like tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, cigarette smoking and even war. #KnowYourAir #ClimateCrisis #RightToCleanAir 

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