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The big thaw Reasons behind glacial melting and what it means for life on earth

sea ice glacier melting

The statistics surrounding glacial melting are alarming and serve as a clarion call (that have been sounding for some time now) for humans to shake off their slumber and take some urgent actions. Here are some numbers to chew on: Glaciers have lost more than 9000 billion tons of ice between 1961 and 2016, causing global sea levels to increase by 27 millimetres in the period.  Melting Greenland ice is one of the biggest contributors …[Read more]

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Let’s make festivals greener and planet-friendly

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It’s that time of the year again. The last of monsoon showers are cleansing the Asian part of the world (metaphorically and literally), signalling the onset of the festival season. There is a certain zing in the air, spirits get high and a celebratory mood is palpable. However, this year nothing is the same as last year or years before that and we all know the reason for that. In the view of the pandemic, …[Read more]

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Wildlife tourism 6 Warning signs to watch out for on a safari

wildlife tourism warning signs

It was 5:45 AM in the morning. The gate to the safari trail had not yet opened. Six of us huddled closely together in an open jeep as we braced ourselves against the bone-chilling morning wind in Ranthambore, Rajasthan. To add to the suspense of our wait, the tour guide pointed out fresh paw marks- “Lagta hai bageda abhi yahan se gaya hai” (Looks like a tiger has just passed from here). We were the …[Read more]