World Environment Day
Aishwarya Krishnamurthy
Saturday, 04 June 2022 / Published in Article, Blogs
2022 is a landmark year – it marks 50 years since the Stockholm Conference, which led to 5 June being designated as World Environment Day. A lot has changed in the last 50 years – from our environmental priorities to the way we consume products. Let’s take a look at the good, the bad, and
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
Biopiracy of Neem
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Thursday, 30 July 2020 / Published in Blogs
Genetic research has existed for a while now and it is becoming more sophisticated. For a lot of people, this is good news. Improved genetic research means we can potentially use plants and animals to either develop a new drug or modify crops to be more resistant and meet food security needs. A lot of
World Environment Day 2020
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Friday, 05 June 2020 / Published in Blogs
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