Sunayana Samantaray

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Are space missions a friend or foe to Earth and its climate?

There are tons of pros and cons for space missions and technologies, it is up to you to decide whether it’s climate change-friendly or...
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How to reduce your individual carbon footprint

Find your individual greenhouse gas emissions and how you can reduce your carbon footprint to do your part to conserve the planet. Among the major...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Storing seeds for a post-apocalyptic future in the middle of the...

The Global Seed Vault in Svalbard is a seed bank for a climate change-enforced doomsday, to save crop diversity for a post-apocalyptic world. Climate change...
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Is Norway an influential sustainable development leader for the rest of...

Norway’s financial security makes a positive impact on its sustainable development goals, but can other countries follow its lead? The fight for our planet’s preservation...
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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...
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The bottle bricks taking on Nigeria’s housing and environmental crises

Plastic bottles filled with sand and mud are serving as a fantastic and eco-friendly alternative to traditional bricks and concrete materials in Nigeria. What comes...
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The straw that filters dirty water to make it safe for...

LifeStraw uses technology similar to kidney dialysis to filter contaminated water and make it safe for consumption, but is it accessible in the right...