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  • Young whale died from 40kg of plastic bags in its stomach
    EnvironmentYoung whale died from 40kg of plastic bags in its stomach

    It is true that many of us are careless about caring our environment. Despite knowing the fact that throwing plastic into landfills contaminates the soil and groundwater, affects marine animals we keep on doing so. This cruel action of human beings has led to the death of a young whale in the Philippines. The young whale is found to have died from 40kg of plastic bags in its stomach.

    8 months ago
  • 12-year-old boy design ship to save marine life
    Environment12-year-old boy design ship to save marine life

    Good news! A 12-year-old Pune-based boy has designed a ship named 'ERVIS' that will help reduce pollution in the ocean and save marine life. Haaziq Kazi has designed a ship which has saucers in its base to suck plastic and other forms of waste from the ocean and segregate it. “The ship has saucers surrounding it, with centripetal force to suck in the waste and store it in the chamber. The waste then gets segregated between marine life, water and the waste,” Kazi told media.

    10 months ago
  • Microplastic particles are creating chaos in ocean: Here's how
    EnvironmentMicroplastic particles are creating chaos in ocean: Here's how

    In the recent discovery led by a team of scientists in China, it has been revealed that the tiny particles of human-made plastics are polluting the deepest point in the ocean.

    11 months ago
  • Merry Christmas 2018: 40-feet Christmas tree made out of waste in Gurgaon
    Lifestyle NewsMerry Christmas 2018: 40-feet Christmas tree made out of waste in Gurgaon

    Christmas 2018 in India can be tagged as 'zero-waste' celebration as enthusiasts in Gurgaon have created a 40-feet tall Christmas tree out of scarp material.

    11 months ago
  • Nestle to offer free Maggi packets as a part of waste management program
    CompaniesNestle to offer free Maggi packets as a part of waste management program

    Nestle India has come up with a new waste management program under which if the consumers returns ten empty wrappers of Maggi noodle, then they will get a free Maggi Noodles packet. This 'Maggi wrappers return program is an attempt to curb plastic waste. The project is running in Dehradun and Mussoorie on a pilot basis.

    1 year ago
  • Sea turtles are at risk, plastic can kill them, says study
    EnvironmentSea turtles are at risk, plastic can kill them, says study

    Yet again, plastic has been declared as threat to the environment and animals living in. The surge of plastic into the world's oceans is taking an increasing toll on iconic marine species. A new study suggests that ingesting even a single piece of plastic can kill sea turtles. And, the young turtles are at higher risk of dying from exposure to plastic than adults.

    1 year ago
  • Eliminate single-use plastic items, officials told
    SourcesEliminate single-use plastic items, officials told

    The Delhi government has directed all its departments to abolish the use of single-use plastic items like water bottles, plastic cups, plates, jugs, folders, banners and glasses in offices and at official events.

    1 year ago
  • HC directs Bihar to ban plastic bags
    SourcesHC directs Bihar to ban plastic bags

    The Patna High Court on Monday directed the Bihar government to impose a ban on the usage of plastic bags.

    1 year ago
  • New Zealand to phase out single-use plastic bags
    SourcesNew Zealand to phase out single-use plastic bags

    New Zealand announced on Friday that it will phase out plastic shopping bags over the next year to protect the environment and its reputation as a clean, green country.

    1 year ago
  • Odisha to reward people on returning plastic bottles
    SourcesOdisha to reward people on returning plastic bottles

    The Odisha government on Thursday said it would reward people on returning used bottles and OMFED polythene containers from October this year.

    1 year ago