Imagine the noise of a bustling Indian city fading away as you journey towards the serene coastline. The salty air fills your lungs, the sound of waves crashing against the shore resonates in your ears, and the sight of the vast blue ocean stretches as far as your eyes can see. But as you look closer, the ocean's surface isn't just water—it's littered with plastic. This horrifying scene isn't dystopian fiction. It's a horrific reality that a young boy from Pune, India, named Haaziq Kazi, is fighting to change.
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A village situated in the interior of an arid and hilly Rajasthan district has over the years set up an example of promoting both gender equality and a sustainable and environment-friendly way of life.
The heartland of India is home to the magnificent Bandhavgarh National Park and its surrounding areas. This region, known for its expansive grasslands and scorching heat, faces a multifaceted challenge -dying microbes and a diminishing capacity for forest regeneration. The formidable task of cultivating new forests is compounded by the limitations imposed by the harsh climate and the local reliance on the Mahua tree for livelihood.
Climate change is an issue that has become increasingly urgent as global temperatures continue to rise and the negative effects of greenhouse gas emissions are felt across the globe. Only 3% of the earth's water is fresh, and out of that 2.5% of the earth's fresh water is unavailable: locked up in glaciers, polar ice caps, atmosphere, and soil; highly polluted; or lies too far under the earth's surface to be extracted at an affordable cost. Human beings have only 0.5% of the earth's water available as fresh water. Fresh water is a finite resource and essential for all life on earth.
Animal agriculture, the practice of raising animals for the purpose of producing food, fibre, and other products, includes the production of meat, dairy products, eggs, leather, and wool, among other things. Animal agriculture can take many forms, including factory farming, free-range farming, and small-scale family farming.
Cold weather has been costing vulnerable and marginalized lives in developing economies. A total of 19,126 people lost their lives due to cold waves between 1995 and 2020, with 1149 of those deaths occurring in 2015 alone, the year with the highest number of cold wave-related fatalities, according to the NCRB.
The majority of people in the plains would yearn to see snow, but the homeless are faced with the harsh reality of cold. In India's capital city, the same scene can be seen every year: a winter cold wave is blamed for the deaths of dozens of homeless people, and the icy conditions force tens of thousands more to live on the streets.
Are we robbing the wildlife again of the earth? First, we snatched their home and now we are taking their right to life. We talk about green earth and about saving it, but our lack of unity has only led to destruction. We are trying, but the disasters are putting the lives of wildlife faster than we are. Will the wildlife be able to adapt to the changes or fall victim to them?
In November, two back-to-back international summits gave a thumbs up to mangroves- highlighting the vital role that mangrove forests will play in reducing carbon as the world fights to stave off an impending climate crisis.