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

science and DIY for kids

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]

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Eco warriors Featuring young changemakers leading climate action worldwide

Greta Thunberg School strike 4 Climate

“This is all wrong! I shouldn’t be up here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet, you’ll come to us young people for hope? HOW DARE YOU?” Four minutes is all it took 16-year-old Greta Thunberg to call the bluff of those in power, the powerful leaders who say they are doing their best to protect our planet and environment when in reality all they can talk about …[Read more]

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Eco Warriors Michael Swamy, The Backpack Chef

sustainable kitchen food cooking chef Michael Swamy

In our quest to live a sustainable lifestyle, it is important that we focus on our food choices. What is sustainable food? How can we make better cooking and eating choices – without compromising on tradition and taste? Explore these questions – and get your answers! – through Secondsguru’s (SG) conversation with Michael Swamy, the Backpacker Chef! An author and food stylist, the backpack chef, a wildlife photographer and a guest faculty at WGSHA Manipal …[Read more]

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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]