I fell in love with the idea of enclosed ecosystems when I went on vacation and saw one in a gift shop. The idea is that this miniature system will be able to feed itself with very little intervention from the outside. 534 more words
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When an invention from the Early Stone Age ravages through forest, waste and city lands, annihilating everything that comes its way, one is left to ponder—2 million years after its discovery, has the Homo sapien not learned to wield and control his/ her first ever invention—fire? 998 more words
The Paravur firework tragedy which took place in my home district (Kollam) in Kerala spelt out three distinct emotions in me—grief, anger and ignominy. Grief at the death of a hundred people, anger at the little regard temple authorities had for instructions and ignominy at the inability of our institutions to enforce bans. 248 more words
Indian government is now looking to retrofit existing national action plans on climate change while building new ones. With the date of signing of the historic Paris climate change agreement in April approaching fast, and its ratification to follow soon, that’s good to hear. 37 more words
Built like a staircase, ABF-lab’s urban farming structure aims to raise awareness and encourage better living and social responsibility.