The 14th Conference of Parties (CoP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) came to a close on September 13, 12 days after it kicked-off on September 2 at India Expo Centre &Mart, Greater Noida, Delhi. The dignitaries participating in the conference addressed several
Padam Shri awardee Sudarshan Pattnaik is a globally renowned sand artist from Odisha, India. Through his wonderful sand sculptures, Pattnaik has been spreading awareness and love. He voices his concerns on various global matters, including terrorism and issues related to global warming, through his mind-invoking
The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards is an online global wildlife photography competition that features hilarious photographs of wildlife species with silly expressions or doing funny things. The competition was started four years ago by two renowned photographers – Tom Sullam and Paul Joynson Hicks. The
The 14th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) was recently held in Delhi, India. The members of the UN discussed the problem of desertification and potential solutions for it. Other concerns such as global warming and threat of extinction
Melghat, a hilly forest, is a difficult-to-reach tribal area in Amravati district of Maharashtra with the population of 300,000 scattered over 320 villages. The indigenous tribes are 75% of the total population in the area. The people in this backward region face various problems including
Kaziranga National Park spread through 430 km sq. area is situated on the floodplains of Brahmaputra River in the state of Assam. It is a home for tigers, elephants and the world’s largest population of Indian one-horned rhinoceroses. Recently, the central government has proposed to
With the whole world making efforts to reduce and reuse the waste and discarded material, many entrepreneurs have been recycling the waste products into reusable items for households. Recently, Kuppai Matters organized a zero-waste festival in Chennai under the ‘zero waste movement’ or ‘Kuppai Thiruvizha’.
The bygone era of fountain pens is still alive in the hearts and memories of those who’ve lived it. The nostalgia of the golden era of fountain pens inspired a carpenter, Krishnamurthy Achar, in Avinahalli village of Karnataka’s Shivamogga to create a 19.5 ft. long
The 12-day 14th Conference of Parties of UN Convention to Combat Desertification started on September 2, 2019, at India Expo Centre & Mart in Greater Noida, Delhi. Noticeably, India assumes the presidency of UNCCD for the next two years, which previously was held by China.
The world is resolute to use sustainable products and save the environment from pollution caused by overconsumption of resources. The fashion industry is one of the major factors adding to the pollution in the environment as it requires a considerable amount of textile, leather, plastic