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Once infamous for poaching, this Odisha village is a leading example of bird conservation
smart development Once infamous for poaching, this Odisha village is a leading example of bird conservation

The efforts of a few men and right state-backed initiatives have turned a marshy Odisha village of farmers and fisherfolk into a haven for migratory birds..

Explained | What are wetlands and why do we need to protect them?
wetlands Explained | What are wetlands and why do we need to protect them?

Around 4.63 percent of the geographical area of India are wetlands. A total of 757,060 wetlands have been mapped in the country. These ecosystems are among the most ubiquitous, but also quite overlooked despite their increasing confluence with human lives..

Earth is losing ice faster today than in the mid-1990s, study suggests
environment Earth is losing ice faster today than in the mid-1990s, study suggests

Altogether, an estimated 28 trillion metric tons of ice have melted away from the world’s sea ice, ice sheets and glaciers since the mid-1990s. Annually, the melt rate is now about 57 percent faster than it was three decades ago, scientists report in a study published Monday in the journal The Cryosphere..

4 benefits of being a vegan
sustainability 4 benefits of being a vegan

Even a slight shift to a vegan diet can result in the significant improvement of the environment. What steps will you be taking?.

5 forest foods that can help solve global hunger crisis
food and forest 5 forest foods that can help solve global hunger crisis

India ranks 102 in a list of 117 nations, with only 9.6% of its children in the age group of 6 to 24 months receiving a minimum acceptable diet.

India needs to re-think at least five policies in respect of waste management
food and forest India needs to re-think at least five policies in respect of waste management

If the government is serious about Swachh Bharat, it should appoint a globally acknowledged third party inspection agency like SGS . Let the agency do this work at no cost to the government and instead just collect a percentage of the fines (that were not paid) from defaulting companies..

Global Warming: Change now or endanger food and climate, warns UN
food and forest Global Warming: Change now or endanger food and climate, warns UN

The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that efforts to limit global warming while feeding a booming population could be wrecked without swift and sweeping changes to how we use the land we live off..