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Well Being

Human Wellbeing is the core foundation determining all human actions. In the contemporary time, three kinds of well being are central to holistic well being of any individual. Browse through information, facts, tips and expert guidance on keeping your well being intact.

A Mangrove conservationist’s legacy to protect Kerala coast

Kallen Pokkudan, from Kannur district became an eminent figure in the conservation of Kerala’s mangrove forests over the years. Born in a marginalized family, he has been dedicated to securing the coastal resources of Kerala through effective interventions.

Environmental democracy portrayed in Right Livelihood Award for LIFE

The Right Livelihood Awards of 2021 were held in the last week of September, where the nonprofit organisation Legal Initiative for Forests and Environment (LIFE) in India was declared as one of the recipients . The Right Livelihood Awards of 2021 is a prestigious award presented every year to people and organizations who have made considerable contributions to making the world more just, peaceful and sustainable.

Indian Health Ministry launched 'Mental Health Awareness Campaign Week' on World Mental Health Day

Last week the Indian Health Ministry launched 'Mental Health Awareness Campaign Week' as the world observed World Mental Health Day on Oct 10.

Countries with the fastest growth in small businesses

The pandemic caused many businesses and organizations to suffer and even shut down permanently. Small businesses were affected in many ways, but there was also a rise seen in many places, who adapted to the COVID norms. Many countries like the US, UK, Germany, Canada, Australia.

Delhi Government launched ‘Red Light On, Gaadi Off’ campaign to reduce pollution

Delhi government launched a month-long campaign starting from 18th October to curb the rate of vehicular emissions in the capital. The ``Red light on, gaadi Off” campaign aims at urging drivers to shut their car engines at the red light.

INOX Bund Garden, Pune becomes the first cinema in India to be equipped with fast chargers for EVs

India’s leading cinema giant, INOX Leisure Ltd. installed the nation’s first cinema with Ather fast-charging points for electric vehicles in Pune. The citizens can now charge their electric vehicles through the charging ports set up in the parking lot while enjoying the show.

Indians extremely affected by heat wave exposure reveals Lancet report

A new report called ‘Code Red for a healthy future’ published by the Lancet states that India is one of the top five countries with the highest rate of heat wave exposure over the past five years.

COP26 is our last best hope to keep 1.5 in reach: Alok Sharma

The much-awaited biggest climate conference dropped the curtains on 31st October 2021. The summit opened with the conference addressed by the COP President Alok Sharma,

Delhi pollution levels hit an all time high

As winter approaches pollution the AQI spikes high every year. But currently the air quality is alarming with a 'severe' condition declared. In desperate measures, Delhi Government today declared to the Supreme Court that they will consider imposing a complete lockdown in Delhi to control the extreme air pollution.

New pollution guidelines for Delhi, in the works

Environment Minister of Delhi, Gopal Rai will head a high-level meeting of departments regarding the latest directions given by the Commission of Air Quality Management to curb air pollution.

Long-term survival of species is best when there is genetic diversity: study reveals Genetic

A species diversity expert from Colorado State University claimed in his research study that maintaining a genetic variability in the population of species is essential to help them adapt to the environment. The changing climate can only be survived by plants or animals if their genetic makeup is strong.

UK firm declares to revamp the world's largest EfW decarbonisation plant

A waste management company, based in London has announced today its plans to grow the “world’s biggest” single-site energy from waste (EfW) decarbonisation initiative. The enterprise by the name Cory intends to establish CCS technology at its current facility which has a capacity of about 750,000 tonnes capacity. The new plant is expected to be operational by 2026 in Belvedere, southeast London.

2022 Climate Change Performance Index Report

The CCPI has been published annually since 2005 and is an independent measuring tool for tracking the climate preservation performance of 60 countries and the European Union. It is conducted to enhance accountability in international climate politics and enable comparison of the efforts and growth achieved by individual countries.

A relief for Honduran climate refugees

Honduras was one of the worst hit nations by COVID-19. With an extensive lockdown stretching over almost a whole year, more than 96000 cases and high mortality and the economy hitting rock bottom, its people have greatly suffered.

India on track to meet its 2030 renewable energy targets

The Union Power Minister R K Singh announced that India is all set to integrate large-scale elements and renewable sources to keep the frequency control in check through AGC (Automatic Generation Control).

IPCC report on climate change

The latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released on 28th February 2022, has warned of multiple disasters in the next twenty years even if necessary actions are implemented for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

IPCC report on climate change

The current report published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released on 28th February 2022, has warned of multiple disasters in the next twenty years even if necessary actions are implemented for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

EU Proposes Tax on Imports from Carbon Intensive Industries

The European Union has increased its target of reduction in carbon emissions from 40% to 55% from 1990 standards at the end of last year. Achieving this will require a change in policymaking and restructuring of high emission entities.EU started by taxing its high carbon emitting members to reduce the emissions.