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Why Yemen’s civil war is also an environmental one

A Yemeni local reflects on the ongoing civil war and its consequences on Yemen’s environment and climate change as a whole. The abundance of food...

Why Tibet’s occupation by China afflicts both human rights and climate change

A Tibetan explains how the plateau faces human rights violations and environmental crises due to China’s illegal occupation. Security, food, and freedom of expression are...

India’s biomedical waste increased by 17% last year due to Covid-19

Biomedical waste in India caused by Covid-19 is worsening the country’s climate and the daily lives of its citizens. Just take one look around you...

Yuval Harari: ‘Modern animal farming is one of history’s worst crimes’

The influential academic explains why he considers modern animal agriculture a crime and how compassion for animals is his greatest motivator. The rise of veganism...

Is a meat-free lifestyle necessary for achieving Buddhist enlightenment?

Two Sri Lankan Theravada Buddhists share their viewpoint on the practice of ahimsa and the correlation of a meat-free lifestyle with practising Buddhism. An individual’s...

Using AI to reduce seed processing and improve plant-based food sources

Israeli startup Equinom is working towards improving the source of the plant-based diet, and it all starts from the seed. “My mission on this planet...

Being the only carbon-negative country is a matter of pride for Bhutan’s people

Bhutan’s eco-friendly policies and Gross National Happiness index help make it the only carbon negative country in the world. It’s no secret that carbon dioxide...

The eco-friendly electric bike kits taking on Gujarat’s streets

Students from the Gujarat Technical University have invented electric and battery-operated motorbike kits that are both cost-efficient and eco-conscious. The impact of the travelling industry...

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