A catastrophic diesel oil spill in Russia has polluted a large freshwater lake in the region. Evidently, the huge spill poses a risk of spreading into the Arctic Ocean. Emergency response teams have been trying to contain the oil for a while, which had now
Perhaps for the first time in a long time, mankind has actually stopped and looked around on its impacts on nature. The year 2020, when humans are locked inside their houses and nature is graciously claiming its space back. The current coronavirus pandemic has revealed
The fashion industry has deeply and disastrously impacted the environment. It is, in fact, the second-largest polluter in the world, after the aviation industry. The environmental damage is escalating with the growth of the industry, especially with the arrival of fast fashion. Fast fashion brands may
BillerudKorsnas and Syntegon have collaborated to envision “Pearl”, a paper pod packaging solution to create a sustainable fiber-based alternative with the finest appeal while reducing the plastic pollution from the beauty industry simultaneously. The beauty industry widely uses portion packaging for sample product packaging. Now,
There are many battles being fought at every front to eliminate the plague that is plastic. The non-biodegradable material has penetrated itself in every aspect of human life. Recently, a company in the Netherlands has developed a plastic-like product that is made from plant sugars.
Coronavirus has put tens of thousands of people out of work in Pakistan. However, an ambitious tree-planting program kicked off by the government of Pakistan in 2018 to combat changing climate is employing thousands to plant trees, mostly who lost their jobs amidst coronavirus pandemic.
As the temperature of the globe rises, the ocean acidification events have become rather common. This process endangers millions of species and threatens the delicate balance of the ecosystems. CU Boulder researchers have developed a new scientific method that could help in actually predict ocean
Amid these stressful times of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an ongoing race to provide efficient and effective amount of personal protective equipment (PPE) to healthcare workers. People have been coming up with creative solutions varying from 3D printed shields to DIY face masks.
In a surprising turn of events, India’s emissions have dropped for the first time in four decades. The current coronavirus lockdown has opened up ways to drop carbon emissions in India. Reduced electricity usage and competition from renewable energy resources had decreased the demand for
As the globe warms up, scientists predict that by 2070, most of the human population is likely to live in unlivable climate conditions. A recent study has warned that unless greenhouse gas emissions are curbed, earth could become unlivable owing to global warming. If the