Vanishing Urban Wetlands

Vanishing Urban Wetlands

 Wetlands comprise around 6.4 per cent of the earth’s surface and are found across different climatic zones. Many major urban centres are located near water based ecosystems—coastal, riverine or riparian. Hence wetlands are most critically threatened by the rapid expansion of cities. Cities are not self-sustaining; they are systems dependent on the natural environment. Vegetated […]

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Green alternatives to Bloody Plastics – the saga of sanitary napkins

New Delhi, March 5 (G’nY news service): The modern sanitary napkins are made of plastic and a potentially toxic chemical-dioxin that can cause scores of diseases in the individual from intermittent rashes to even cancer. The government has turned a blind eye towards this problem. Moreover, the problem is taking a toxic turn with used […]

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