The Game of Vermilion

Whenever we are talking about Durga Puja, one thing always make bengali Hindu women more excited, and that is “Sindur Khela”(Vermilion Play). Sindur khela is a very colourful bengali hindu festival which celebrate on Vijayadashami. According to the one theory, the zamindar houses to usher bonhomie among the housewives, around 200yrs ago.And the second theory,…

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Wildland Farms

Just 25 km from the constant buzz of planes taking off at London’s second busiest airport, Gatwick, there’s a very different cacophony of sound. “When you go out at dawn, you can feel your chest vibrating with the sheer volume of noise,” says rewilding pioneer Charlie Burrell. “That was the big difference: that vibrant noise…

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Is Data the New Oil ?

The 1970s saw heated debates in the international community with regard to the ownership of natural resources, centered on the methods and institutions that would manage their price and supply, and the strategic routes and chokepoints that determined access to these resources. Oil was the most important such resource—simultaneously a fuel for 20th century industrialization…

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Breathe

Pollution, a major contributor to climate change, is a growing concern in India, as it is around the world. The country faces one of the highest disease burdens from air pollution in the world, with an estimated 100% of the population living in areas with PM2.5 concentrations – pollution particles that have a diameter of less…

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Banking on Solar

Fifth Third Bank’s Aulander Holloman Solar Facility in North Carolina is officially declared open – with 80 megawatts (MW) of capacity, it’s one of the largest solar projects in the US. It is the first time a member of the RE100 initiative, led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP, has met its entire electricity need from solar power. Built by solar…

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