Jhum Cultivation
Neha Singh
Thursday, 07 May 2020 / Published in Blogs
In this piece, I will be specifically discussing my point of view on Jhum – an ancient farming practice followed among the tribes from the north-east corner of India. Sustainable practice – just like veganism – is a phrase that is being used, and at times abused regularly. While I was researching sustainable as well
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Plastic
Neha Singh
Thursday, 26 March 2020 / Published in Blogs
Plastic pollution is real, and enough has been said and written about it. To put things into perspective, once again, 50 billion tons worth of plastic will be manufactured by the year 2050. Most of these plastics are single-use plastics. With plastic turning into being such an integral part of our everyday life, it is
World Wildlife Day
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Tuesday, 03 March 2020 / Published in Blogs
“Human beings have overrun the world. We are replacing the wild with the tame. The story of how we came to make this our greatest mistake. Our planet is headed for disaster.” Chilling word of warning from David Attenborough. I really wish I could chalk this up to fear–mongering and try to ignore the cautionary message, but the facts are as clear as day. Our nature is in crisis, we are
Life on Land
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Thursday, 13 February 2020 / Published in Blogs
Will Life on Land be Extinct? If the 6th mass extinction is really underway, the Armageddon has begun with insects. The Intergovernmental Science-Policy on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services’ (IPBES) 2019 global assessment report revealed that “In total, at least one million species are facing extinction in the coming decades, half of them being insects” There is some bad news in store for SDG15 aka life on land. Scientists believe