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Green Tips What commonly used eco terms really mean?

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Are upcycled and recycled products the same? What’s the difference between eco-friendly and sustainable? With climate action and environmental sustainability becoming increasingly relevant concepts, there are a plethora of terms related to the environment in people’s lexicon these days – many are loosely used, some incorrectly too. Overall there seems to be a fair bit of ambiguity. So we decided to take some key terms head on and explain what they stand for.  The ones listed …[Read more]

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World Kindness Day Simple acts to make the world a better place

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Kindness comes in many forms. You can pay someone a compliment. You can offer a meal to a new neighbor. You can give your seat to an elderly person on the bus. There are infinite small and big acts of compassion and sensitivity towards others with which you can celebrate World Kindness Day. Celebrated on 13th November every year, this is a global observance that aims to create a kinder world. However, this year, we …[Read more]

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Best out of waste Plastic-busting initiatives keeping our oceans clean

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Recent years have witnessed an unprecedented rise in consumption of plastic. The problem lies not just with the inconceivable amount of plastic waste generated, but also the amount which enters the ocean. Roughly 8 million metric tons of plastic enter the oceans every year; it is clear that despite their significant levels of dedication, innovation and investment, clean-ups alone cannot tackle the sheer volume of plastic waste in the ocean. The crisis demands governments, innovators, …[Read more]

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Marine Pollution Top 10 items littering our coasts

The oceans, covering more than 70% of earth’s surface, play a pivotal role in maintaining the ecological balance of the planet by serving as a major heat and carbon sink. Despite their starring roles in mitigating weather extremes and generating the oxygen we breathe, our callous attitude towards ocean pollution has bought this engine of life under major threat. Research into plastic pollution in the ocean shows that “less than 20% of leakage originates from …[Read more]