Marine protected areas
Thursday, 09 December 2021 / Published in Article
The world’s oceans have an estimated economic value of almost 24 trillion USD, which is higher than the entire GDP of the USA (22 trillion USD).  Our oceans have absorbed about 90% of the heat gained by the planet between 1955 and 2010, and more than 3 billion people depend on it for their livelihood. It is clear that our oceans are vital
Anushka Parmar
Wednesday, 22 September 2021 / Published in Blogs
1. The Evolution of the Internet The rise of the internet in the 1990s has revolutionized the way we humans work, learn, commute, communicate and commercialize with each other. In the 1990s, you had to go to a bank to transfer money, go to the supermarket to buy groceries, buy new products in stores and
Anushka Parmar
Thursday, 29 April 2021 / Published in Blogs
Globally, renewable energy is expected to overtake coal to become the largest source of electricity generation by 2025. It has already outpaced fossil fuel growth by a factor of 2.6 in 2019.   With the heightened urgency of climate change, this growth is definitely a step in the right direction. However, in the same year, renewable
Anushka Parmar
Tuesday, 06 April 2021 / Published in Blogs
Transport is one of the most energy-intensive sectors. It uses 30% of the world’s total final energy consumption. Many of the vehicles we see on the roads today run on fossil fuels. In 2016, transport emissions from road, rail, air and marine transportation — accounted for 24% of global CO2 emissions. Hang on there is more.
Anushka Parmar
Thursday, 25 March 2021 / Published in Blogs
25% of the world’s species are currently at risk of going extinct. This is because we are losing species 1,000 times faster than any other time in human history.   If we continue on this path, we will reach the 6th mass extinction caused entirely by us humans! The five mass extinctions that took place before
Anushka Parmar
Thursday, 18 March 2021 / Published in Blogs
Our Environment provides us with an estimated US$ 125 – 145 trillion worth of ecosystem services annually. These services are the result of the dynamic interactions between diverse plants, animals, micro-organisms and their environment working together as a unit. These diverse organisms make up what we know as biodiversity. And it plays a crucial in
Anushka Parmar
Friday, 12 March 2021 / Published in Blogs
Globally, governments are debating about restoring economies with ‘green growth’ policies and diverting investments into renewable energy. Do you think there is room for such debates anymore? From my perspective, it might be beneficial to hasten the transition to renewable energy. And there is one major reason behind this thought – hear me out!   Energy
Shruti Suresh
Monday, 08 March 2021 / Published in Blogs
On average across the globe, women spend 30 hours each week performing household tasks. The pandemic added 15 hours more to it. This might not surprise you that much. But I have a hard time believing that in such a technologically advanced society, women are still spending most of their time carrying out household chores.     I have
Anushka Parmar
Friday, 26 February 2021 / Published in Blogs
As the world population grows close to 8 billion, meeting the demands of people is proving to be a challenge. From the rising energy demands to job opportunities. How do we ensure everyone has access to both? Especially in an economy that is seeing high fuel prices and loss of employment. The answer might lie with the Renewable Energy Sector. Let us find out
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Shruti Suresh
Monday, 22 February 2021 / Published in Blogs, Interviews
Did you know that 12% of the world’s population – 930 million people – spend at least 10% of their household budget on healthcare?  This is alarming.    Due to this, 100 million people are being pushed into extreme poverty. These are people who earn less than $1.90 per day and still are forced to spend on healthcare.   The need of the current global systems is to work together and innovate high-quality and