TerraGreen Magazine - June 2022
TerraGreen Magazine - June 2022
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In this issue
In this article, Biba Jasmine highlights how India maintains a cordial balance between its rich traditional heritage and modernity without negatively impacting the environment. But, she also feels that technological advances alone or smart governance alone may not be
able to solve the fundamental problem that environmental governance must address. While environmental governance is becoming more comprehensive, it is clear that the path and pace of development are constantly redefining the problems it faces.
Cleaning Yamuna River Learning from International Examples
This insightful article by Sonia Grover and Charu Bhanot is an outcome of literature survey done for a project for two basins-Yamuna and Musi rivers. The article talks about the challenges and reflections from best practices at international scale that could be used as learning to improve water quality of the basins.
Sunshine Story of a Woman’s Journey to Becoming a Chief Sustainability Officer
Ram Ramprasad presents an inspirational fictional story with factual information of a girl who devoted her life to the cause of promoting sustainability, renewable energy use, and safeguarding biodiversity. Read about her tryst with sustainability.
DWMPL Promoting Sustainable Waste Management, Recycling, and Disposal Methods
Deshwal Waste Management Private Limited (DWMPL) is one of the leading single-point recyclers of e-waste, battery waste, oil waste and plastic in India. The company primarily focuses on the recycling of e-waste, used batteries, plastic, oil, and other waste products from households and industries in an efficient and environment-friendly manner. Here, we are in conversation with Mr Raj Kumar - CEO, DWMPL for TerraGreen.
Environmental Governance in India - Issues, Concerns and Opportunities
In this article, Biba Jasmine highlights how India maintains a cordial balance between its rich traditional heritage and modernity without negatively impacting the environment. But, she also feels that technological advances alone or smart governance alone may not be able to solve the fundamental problem that environmental governance must address. While environmental governance is becoming more comprehensive, it is clear that the path and pace of development are constantly redefining the problems it faces.
Initiatives Related to Women’s Health and Nutrition - With Local Technologies, Skilling, Rescue, and Relief
Vishwadeep Trust is registered with the NGO Darpan portal of NITI Aayog in the areas of nutrition, food and agriculture, and renewable energy for post-harvest management as it impacts the shelf life and nutritional aspects. The Trust is named after the founder’s (Neha Upadhyaya) grandmother Smt. Deepraji Upadhyaya and Mahapandit Vishwanath Upadhyaya. Vishwadeep Trust’s work is mostly focussed on rural India and victims of flash floods and migration-affected people. Their findings suggest that rural women have limited access to productive resources, service education and employment opportunities while experiencing excessive workload and limited decision-making power. Neha Upadhyaya throws light on her vivid journey in this article.
Devastating Floods - That Unite Assam–Meghalaya with Northern Bangladesh
As the devastating flood embraces vast areas of Assam (in northeast India) and Bangladesh, the mighty Brahmaputra comes to the focus again as the lone male river after originating in Tibet that flows through both the countries before culminating in the Bay of Bengal. Incessant rains for many days in the third week of June 2022 had inflated all the tributaries of Brahmaputra and it ended up inundating over one million hectares of land affecting millions of people in both the South Asian developing countries. Nava Thakuria apprises us about some developments in this regard.
Where Did Our Birds Go? - Birds of Kashmir Valley
In this article, Baseera Rafiqi says the rich diversity of the state of Jammu and Kashmir can be seen in terms of its variety of bird populations and a history of lending home to thousands of birds every year. Read on to know more…
Adani and TotalEnergies to Create the World’s Largest Green Hydrogen Ecosystem
Adani, India’s fastest growing diversified business portfolio, and energy supermajor TotalEnergies of France, have entered into a new partnership to jointly create the world’s largest green hydrogen ecosystem.
Heat Waves - Could Lead to Avian Population Decline
Researchers examined how heat impacts the behaviour and physiology of zebra finches. They discovered that heat altered the activity of hundreds of genes in the testis, but fewer in the brain, suggesting that the brain may be less responsive to extreme temperatures. The study also provided some hopeful insights for birds and their ability to handle the threat of climate change.
What to Do When Your Dog Chews Your Furniture
“Without proper physical stimulation, your dog could resort to chewing on your wooden furniture to ease his boredom. In order to prevent your dog from chewing on furniture, give him/her chew toys or treats. Chew toys are designed to not only keep a dog entertained but to relieve the symptoms associated with teething in puppies as well.”
Empowering Women and Youth of Uttarakhand - Through Skills Training
In this article, Nitin Jugran Bahuguna highlights Jan Shikshan Sansthan’s (JSS) comprehensive skill development entrepreneurship programme in Uttarakhand that has empowered women and youth in the State.
Unsafe Air- Taking More Than Two Years off Global Life Expectancy
New AQLI analysis shows that in no region of the world is the deadly impact of pollution more visible than in South Asia. Since 2013, about 44 per cent of the world’s increase in pollution has come from India, which currently stands as the world’s second most polluted country.
TerraGreen Magazine Description:
Publisher: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
TerraGreen is one of the most respected monthly magazine dedicated to informing and enlightening its readers on issues of environment, energy, and sustainable development. Launched in 2004, TerraGreen has made an indelible impression on the minds of readers, both in India and across the world. Today, it enjoys a readership of over 40,000 and a subscriber base of close to 5,000. Helping the magazine along in its endeavour to take issues of absolute importance to the people is the fact that it is the only publication of its kind in the market; not only does it inform and educate, it does so in a subtle and reader-friendly manner. After all, the aim is to reach as many people as possible!
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