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#PrayforAmazonas Why the Amazon rainforest fires should matter to each one of us

Amazon Rainforest Fire

“We all breathe this one air, we all drink the same water. We live on this one planet. We need to protect the Earth. If we don’t, the big winds will come and destroy the forest. Then you will feel the fear that we feel,” writes Raoni Metuktire, an environmentalist and chief of indigenous Brazilian Kayapó people in the Guardian, his article title ‘We, the peoples of the Amazon, are full of fear. Soon you …[Read more]

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Eco inventions 7 unusual products that are planet-friendly

Unusual products that are eco friendly

If you can think it, you can do it – Dionne Warwick Some people took this quote really seriously, they went ahead and brought to life the ideas that they had in their heads. Bizarre ideas, strange products but all eco friendly! Presenting 7 unusual eco inventions that are far from mainstream – they are quirky yet effective in their functions – few of these products are currently just prototypes but are raring to go. …[Read more]

Sari Strategy Repurposing #02- ‘Preventive’ not ‘curative’ design

repurpose saree sari poster

In part 2 of the Sari Strategy series, guest author Sathya Bhavana, the founder of ‘Re’vastra articulates how she plans all the Sari repurposing she does with the ultimate objective to create no waste! As she rightly says, her design strategy is ‘preventive’ not ‘curative’ so as to render it circular.  Namaskaram! In my previous story, one of the aspects I discussed was the ‘Recycling’ of a sari. It loosely ideated ways of shaping (read: …[Read more]

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Eco Films │ 10 Animation films with a green theme to kick-start conversations with your kids

Animated Eco films List

The above is a conversation between my 4 year old son and me. As a toddler parent, one feels like a ‘walking and talking’ encyclopaedia – some information that you would like to share with your kid and a lot more information that needs to be easily accessible in your brain somewhere to answer the million ‘But why?’ questions. Most of the time, these questions are triggered by something they have read or seen in …[Read more]