Greenpeace India organized a ‘Midnight Bus Tour’ on 27th October in the national capital of India featuring an all-women lineup, including women from marginalized communities, journalists, researchers, influencers, social workers, … Continue reading Greenpeace India’s ‘Midnight Bus Tour’ highlights women’s mobility challenges and advocates for safer nighttime travel
The unprecedented rain in Himachal Pradesh has killed 60 people as of Wednesday in the recent incidents of landslides blocking major roads, overflowing rivers washing away homes and a cloudburst. … Continue reading Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh kill 60 people; 3 dead in Uttarakhand; IMD predicts heavy showers for next two days
The air quality of New York city has deteriorated as the city sky is covered with a thick and hazardous smoke due to Canadian wildfires. The poor quality of New … Continue reading US surpass New Delhi in air quality index due to Canadian wildfires; thousands of people displaced in Canada
Dalhousie’s natural beauty is threatened by over tourism and construction of new hotels Dalhousie, the charming hill station situated on the lap of the Dhauladhar Hills and Pir Pangal range, … Continue reading Dalhousie needs a change in tourism practices to keep its beauty alive
The Amundsen Sea Embayment in West Antarctica has lost more than 3,000 billion tones of ice over a 25 years period, according to a research report by the University of … Continue reading More than 3,000 billion tons of ice has been lost from Antarctic ice sheet over the last 25 years, study says
With raw sewage regularly turning up on the shores of “Stool Britannia”, most recently seen happening in the newly crowned city of Southend, the government has been caught with its trousers down. Public reaction to what some are calling “shitgate” has been vociferous and MPs have been inundated with complaints
This week is World Breastfeeding Week – a celebration of breastfeeding and a chance to discuss what’s important to breastfeeding parents – as well as understanding what barriers face us … Continue reading World Breastfeeding Week: how best to “protect breastfeeding”?
There’s a shocking amount of resistance towards going electric – but why? There’s nine years left until we reach the government’s proposed 2030 target for the end of new petrol … Continue reading Electric cars not sparking joy for motoring Brits
Fat-shaming, body positivity and stigma, obesity is a Public Health issue and those with a High BMI are in danger from Covid-19. Is weight loss surgery the answer? A perspective from surgeons and patients examines the issues
Cyclone Amphan arrived in Kolkata with a heavy rainfall that drowned the city and pushed it into the darkness, with no power supply for over five days and counting.
As the people of the city pick the pieces left by the cyclone, the devastating visuals from across Kolkata and its adjoining areas give the sense of its physical and emotional damage.
With Trump advocating anything from injecting Dettol right through to most likely shooting viruses in a petri dish, other conspiracies might seem to pale in comparison. In the UK, more than … Continue reading Coronavirus conspiracy crackdown: how are we dealing with misinformation?