It is undeniable that the harmful effects of plastic pollution have manifested themselves in a million different ways – from threatening marine life to polluting the soil and by extension the groundwater and even the food we eat. They release toxic byproducts during production and are almost impossible to completely dispose of. According to a …

The pea-peel bioplastic bags fulfil every utility that any regular plastic bag would do. Our engagement with plastic bags has become a daily affair. We come across it when we buy groceries, or go shopping. Often even with the food we get packed for our spontaneous dinners. But what happens to all the pile of …

Rates of mental health issues like depression and anxiety amongst kids have increased dramatically in the last decade. As per the National Mental Health Survey of India, nearly 9.8 million young (aged 13-17) Indians need active intervention to prevent mental health and behavioral issues. Despite the unnerving numbers, most authorities decided to turn a blind …

As educated and sophisticated members of our society that we all believe ourselves to be, it is hard to admit that our opinions and beliefs that we advocate loud and proud are seldom completely ours and how much an attractively formatted WhatsApp message forwarded by a close contact can affect our social and political understanding. …

India is a land blessed with a bounty of resources and since ancient times we have relied on them for individual survival as well as national development. In this notion of survival, Agriculture has always been the most prominent source of livelihood for the people of India. Presently, the agricultural sector accounts for about 20 …

The unrelenting rate of climate change and environmental degradation is a peremptory call for action to all of us. Though the rustic and traditional methods may make a difference, the need for bolder and more imaginative thinking and solutions is undeniable. We’ve compiled a list of recent innovations embodying this spirit and attempting to save …

Thousands of school students and young people are walking out of their classes in the form of rebellion to attract the attention of the authorities to take a proactive approach towards abating climate change. With young blood running through their veins and a hope to rescue the planet in their hearts, these young marchers are …

Based in Belgium’s fashion and design capital, Antwerp, ecoBirdy was started by Vanessa Yuan and Joris Vanbriel with an aim to combat the overflowing plastic pollution with an unconventional weapon. ecoBirdy transforms old plastic toys into beautiful design furniture for kids through a rigorous process of recycling and upcycling. What’s interesting is that, that these …