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Repair, Reuse, Reduce All you need to know about the Right to Repair Movement

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It all began with my computer screen just randomly starting to flicker. First, it was for a few seconds, then it became minutes and now I needed to shut it down for a few hours to resolve the problem. That is when I learnt about Flickergate, a problem unique to the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. Anyhow, I called the company to check how this could be resolved, (and no surprise?!) they have no solution other …[Read more]

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Project Drawdown Top 10 steps you can take to reduce global warming

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While governments and international organisations debate and negotiate over effective solutions to combat climate change, we as individuals are often left wondering – what can I do to prevent climate change? Many of us are making changes to lead a more sustainable lifestyle to reduce our carbon footprints. However, the thoughts – Are we doing enough? Will my actions make any difference in the larger scheme of things? What more can I do? – keep …[Read more]

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The Year That Was Top Environmental News 2019

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So how does the ‘Environmental Report Card’ for 2019 look? We decided to begin 2020 with a quick recap of some of the major environmental news that made headlines in 2019. The year gone by may have had many downs but it also had a few ups – positive environmental news that we may have missed in the hullabaloo of the ‘climate emergency’. We’ve sieved through all the eco happenings of last year and pulled …[Read more]

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Child’s Play Meet 7 makers who create toys and conduct experiments using everyday objects

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Be it pebbles, shells, toothpaste caps, cardboard boxes and even used wrapping paper, while I was growing up these were a part of my ‘toys’. I would pick easy-to-find daily objects and transform them into some kind of a play thing, a project that could be done by myself or with a little help from a grownup. In contrast, nowadays, a child’s world of play is dominated by ‘off-the-shelf’ toys and most of them are …[Read more]