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India at COP 27

COP 27 is around the corner, and it is that time when it is important to pause to look back at progress made on promises at COP 26 and look ahead to see what else must be done. Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt is all set to host COP 27 between November 6th and 18th… Read More India at COP 27

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Flooding in India

As urban cities continue to report flooding owing to a deluge of rain, there is an urgent need to correct the situation as this can easily be classified as one of the most obvious causes of climate change. As countries face the consequence of climate change, an immediate impact has been flooding and this is… Read More Flooding in India

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Fishing Cats

The fishing cat is arguably one of the most elusive as well as one of the most misunderstood wild cats in India. Typically found in mangroves and marsh lands, the fishing cat is almost double the size of a regular house cat but is far smaller than other wild cats. While its name is fishing… Read More Fishing Cats

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Preserving Traditional Music

Biodiversity Research at Shiv Nadar University has helped preserve age-old folklore traditions in Chithara village of Western Uttar Pradesh. Shiv Nadar University, India’s leading comprehensive, research- centric, multidisciplinary university to explore your interest for a stirring story of a small village in western Uttar Pradesh – Chithara, struggling keep its age-old rich tradition of folk… Read More Preserving Traditional Music

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Human-Elephant Conflict

The Habitats Trust Grantee 2021 – Strategic Partnership Grant for Rs. 35 lakhs was won by the Nature Conservation Foundation (NCF) for their work with mitigating human elephant conflict in Tamil Nadu’s Valparai. The Habitats Trust Grants recognises and supports conservation organisations and individuals, who work to conserve India’s natural habitats and native species of flora… Read More Human-Elephant Conflict

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Making Education Inclusive

Bal Utsav is an NGO led by couple Binu and Ramesh whose key mission is to empower the children of India and provide a better future for them. Bal Utsav’s  iShaala program looks at organising and bringing efficiency into the existing system instead of reinventing it. Over the last few years,  Bal  Utsav has partnered with  100+corporates  –  from  Banking … Read More Making Education Inclusive

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The ‘Invisible’ Waste Pickers

BBCMA has recently launched a campaign called #InvaluableRecyclers, initiative to highlight the role and contribution of informal waste pickers in Bengaluru’s circular economy. Bengaluru is India’s Silicon Valley and home to over 22,500 informal waste pickers, who form the backbone of city’s waste management system. They ensure only non-recyclable materials end up at the already overflowing landfills. Eminent residents… Read More The ‘Invisible’ Waste Pickers