While India is ready to celebrate Diwali – the festival of lights, several states and Union Territories (UTs) have imposed a ban on firecrackers and its sale due to an increase in air pollution and rising coronavirus cases in the country during the winter season.
The world is spiraling amid the coronavirus pandemic that has disrupted the entire global system, while the scientists are desperately trying to find a cure for the virus. Many vaccine candidates are under trials, but a cure is nowhere to be seen yet. The World
While the coronavirus pandemic has forced humankind to stay indoors, wildlife is flourishing in the absence of human intrusion. For the past few months, cities have seen rare wildlife species roaming around on the streets. Wildlife bloomed in Venice canals given the lack of boats
The novel coronavirus has been ravaging the land for quite some time now and it is likely to stay for some more. While the whole world is struggling in its grip, a cure for coronavirus is nowhere in sight until mid-2021, as the World Health
Apart from the contribution to the climatic changes, plastic pollution is probably the biggest manmade foe of nature. Every year, millions of tonnes of plastic waste end up in landfills and oceans. According to experts, coronavirus pandemic could add significantly to this already grave crisis.
With a rapid increase in coronavirus cases across the world, health safety measures have become much more necessary. While the world faces a shortage of personal protective equipment, researchers at MIT and Brigham, and Women’s Hospital have recently designed a silicone rubber face mask which
It has been over six months since the novel coronavirus outbreak has disrupted life all across the world. The virus has infected more than 13 million people and killed over 500,000 people worldwide. Meanwhile, Russia has become the first country to successfully finish human trials
The current coronavirus pandemic could lead to an upsurge in ocean pollution, adding to an excess of plastic waste that already endangers life in the oceans. The disposable masks and latex gloves are floating like jellyfish, scattered across the oceans. The conservationists are worried that
The city of Gulu, Uganda, is six hours from the nearest recycling plant, therefore, most of the plastic waste collected in the city ends up in the landfills or is burned. However, now a small facility has started to recycle the plastic waste behind a
United Airlines has been upcycling the old uniforms into face masks for employees. The airline had collaborated with upcycling partner Looptworks – a company that previously helped Delta upcycle 350,000 pounds of old uniform into fashion accessories. A surplus of uniform stock has been upcycled