The Fake News Pandemic And Its Antidotes

With the rise of accessible social media and access to questionable news-sources on the Internet today, fake news has become an epidemic on its own that is disrupting the flow of reliable information and leading to confusion, conflict, and sometimes death. However, we, as discerning citizens, can steer clear of the same. Here are some … More The Fake News Pandemic And Its Antidotes

UN SDG-6 – Clean Water And Sanitation And India

It is no accident that some of the world’s greatest early civilizations were built around rivers and water bodies, be it the Indus Valley Civilization around the Indus river in India, or the Ancient Egyptian civilization around the Nile. Judging by its significance in human life, it would not be an understatement to say that … More UN SDG-6 – Clean Water And Sanitation And India

World Environment Day – A Clarion Call Towards Conserving Biodiversity

Nature and the environment around us have been silent providers to all organisms on earth for eons, from the microscopic to the massive, and have been exploited by a wide variety of species which have depended on the resources that Mother Nature has provided for their survival. The earth might have been existing since millennia … More World Environment Day – A Clarion Call Towards Conserving Biodiversity

Biodiversity: SDG and the legislative perspective

The land on earth is home to a wealth of organisms, ranging from microscopic creatures like bacteria to the most mammoth organisms like the elephants, with estimates of the number of unique species ranging between 5.3 million and 1 trillion. The ways of the earth are ancient and mysterious, and not even the curiosity of … More Biodiversity: SDG and the legislative perspective

Climate Change And The Sustainable Development Goals – Intricately Interconnected

Climate change today is a very real problem, and its effects are showing more and more frequently all over the world, with rising temperatures, melting ice-caps, droughts and food scarcity arising out of this silent menace. Climate change may seem like a distant problem, and one that is controlled more by the forces of nature … More Climate Change And The Sustainable Development Goals – Intricately Interconnected

How has the lockdown changed the pollution crisis in India and globally?

Birds chirping instead of sirens wailing. A whiff of fresh breeze instead of charring smoke. Bright blue sky instead of a grey abyss. While the human civilization curses the spread of the virus, nature rejoices. According to numerous studies and simple observation, the collectively despised Covid-19 might actually be a blessing, wearing the disguise of … More How has the lockdown changed the pollution crisis in India and globally?

Effects Of Covid-19 on Climate Change

The primary positive that emerged from the outbreak of COVID-19 is the human population’s increased awareness of their ecological footprint. Habitat destruction and wildlife trade are two ways in which the human population has disrupted ecosystems. A habitat is said to be destroyed when there is a surplus of organisms dying or being displaced due … More Effects Of Covid-19 on Climate Change

The Positive And Negative Aspects Of The Covid-19 To The Climate Change

In today’s world the youth are leading grassroots movements for climate change and racial equality. While the COVID-19 crisis of 2020 has had many positive effects in our environment, it has also had some negative impact on climate change. In this piece, I explore the extent to which COVID-19 has had both negatively and positively … More The Positive And Negative Aspects Of The Covid-19 To The Climate Change

Australian Bushfires

Bushfires are a common occurrence in Australia and have been instrumental in driving the evolution of many plant species over millions of years. For example, some eucalyptus species have evolved thick bark which insulates the tree allowing for its survival during moderate fire outbreaks. Although bushfires are a recurring event, some outbreaks can have destructive … More Australian Bushfires

Impact Of Lockdown On The Crisis of Pollution In India And Globally

Painting the sky blue again was a distant dream for most of us. Polluted skies, tainted water bodies and endangered animals, they all became invisible to us because of the fast paced lifestyle which the metropolitan demands. COVID 19 is the worst pandemic the world has witnessed in a century and the pandemic created a … More Impact Of Lockdown On The Crisis of Pollution In India And Globally