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This Bacteria Eats Plastic!

By Zlatica Hoke German scientists say they have identified a strain of bacteria that is feeding on polyurethanes, a plastic resistant to biodegradation. A team of...

New Strain of Plastic-Eating Bacteria Found

By Zlatica Hoke German scientists say they have identified a strain of bacteria that is feeding on polyurethanes, a plastic resistant to biodegradation. This is an environment news. A team of researchers...

Indian-origin Researcher Converts Banana Plantation Waste into Packaging Material

An Indian-origin researcher-led team at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) on Friday announced it has discovered a novel way to turn banana...

Meet The One Who Gave Birth To Tsunamika: Upcycling Waste to Hope

BY VENKATACHARI JAGANNATHAN She gave birth to Tsunamika, the doll that brought hope to hundreds of women who had lost everything in their life to...

One-man Campaign to Collect Plastic Waste which Pollutes River

Bence Pardy spent his summers as a child by Hungary's second main river, the Tisza. Waste. Now, at 32, he has given up his job...

‘Made In Senegal’ Drones Made With Broken Refrigerators, With Blacksmith’s Help

Mamadou Wade Diop has been working with drones both in the photography and health sectors for years. But recently, he decided to work with...

Making India Proud: 8-YO Indian Expat Student Collects 15,000 Kg Paper Waste in Dubai

An eight-year-old Indian expat student has collected nearly 15,000 kg of paper waste in Dubai as part of the Emirates Environmental Group's nationwide recycling...

Countries Across Globe Unite For Establishing Legal Laws To Reduce Plastic Polluting Environment

Nearly every country in the world has agreed upon a legally binding framework to reduce the pollution from plastic waste except for the United...

Dangers Of Mining Waste In Brazil

As rescuers in Brazil search for survivors of a dam collapse, questions abound about the health and environmental risks of the thick, brown, metal-laden...

In the wake of Cauvery Issue, Bengaluru wastes 50 Percent of water it gets from the river

KARNATAKA, September 16, 2016: As Karnataka continues its legal battle over the Cauvery, the state's capital- almost entirely dependent on the river- wastes half...

Robin Hood Army: Two friends from India and Pakistan fight to defeat Hunger

One-third of the world's annual food production for human consumption is 1.3bn tonnes, that goes to waste. The objective of RHA is to redistribute...

New waste disposal system

The Centre has released new rules for the management of bio medical waste that prescribe better incinerators to reduce emission. The set of rules called...

Waste Segregation: Too difficult for urban households?

By Sanket Jain The onset of summer and the lack of initiatives by educated families will cut short the hope of a bright future for...

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As the pandemic has significantly impacted the operations of businesses and people's working model, housing preferences also have changed and the demand for holiday...

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Researchers have discovered a galaxy that has been managing to survive a black hole's hunger by continuing to birth new stars, about 100 Sun-sized...