Biodegradable Drip Irrigation
Himanshu Shukla
Monday, 29 June 2020 / Published in Uncategorized
Irrigation systems have become the backbone of agriculture. It can provide water for plant growth, maintain landscapes, and rejuvenate disturbed soils in areas that are historically dry and have less rainfall. There are different types of irrigation systems – Surface Irrigation, Sprinkler Irrigation, and Drip Irrigation. However, these days the most widely used irrigation system
Sustainable Farming
Neha Singh
Wednesday, 24 June 2020 / Published in Uncategorized
There is no denying the fact that sustainable farming is the only route to efficiently feeding our future population. But what exactly is sustainable farming? And why is it that a lot of conversations in recent times have been around wanting to switch to a more environment-friendly way of farming?  Sustainable Farming: Much ado about everything  There was a time, a few decades back when
Child Labour
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Thursday, 11 June 2020 / Published in Uncategorized
There are some topics you report on that just makes you angry and depressed. I will be talking about one such topic today – Child Labour. Just so that we are all on the same page, child labour is when children are routinely employed in paid/unpaid work that is harmful to their physical, mental, social
Sustainable Financing
Neha Singh
Monday, 08 June 2020 / Published in Uncategorized
What is the similarity between Boston, Dubai, and Jakarta? All three of these cities are perhaps the best examples of unsustainable cities. For many of you, this fact may be surprising and even unbelievable. This is because the skyscrapers and hustle and bustle of these business centers masks the questions around sustainability or sustainable urban planning.  The conversation
World Environment Day 2020
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Friday, 05 June 2020 / Published in Uncategorized
I don’t think it is dramatic to say that we humans are at a dangerous crossroads because of the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 virus has brought our entire existence to a standstill.  Make no mistake, humans are the infection that gave rise to this virus. Our over-exploitation and complete disregard of the natural world is
IUU Fishing
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Thursday, 04 June 2020 / Published in Uncategorized
I think the fishing industry has taken a literal sense of the saying “there is plenty of fish in the sea” and decided it is time to catch them all. They have been enjoying unprecedented growth in the last 50 years. The global production of fish and seafood has nearly quadrupled, and the consumption of