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Coronatimes The silver linings in a world grappling with a pandemic

covid19 the good at the time of novel coronavirus pandemic

As I write this article, I don’t know what worries me more – the bombardment of information coming my way (and me having to sieve through all of it!) or the fast paced global spread of COVID-19 itself. Either way, I feel like I’m stuck in a real life Pac-Man game – it’s only a matter of time before the ghosts catch up! By now we are aware of the necessary precautions that need to …[Read more]

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Shopaholic to Swapaholic Fashionpreneur Priyanka Shahra on her latest project

At Secondsguru, we are always looking to celebrate people who have chosen to make “caring for the planet” their “business”! This week we spoke with Priyanka Shahra and asked her to share her personal sustainability journey with us. For her, it started off with an aha moment that eventually led to her becoming a social entrepreneur devoted to creating convenient and scalable solutions that promote urban sustainability. Priyanka is the Founder of One With Earth …[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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#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]