Green roof also referred as living or vegetated roof is a roof that is covered with flora planted over a waterproof membrane. It is not only helpful for environment, but it also benefits building owners as well as communities at large.
Passionate for sustainability, eco-conscious Megha Rawat (29) an accidental entrepreneur launched “Kurio Designs”, a footwear startup that manufactures upcycled, handmade and locally crafted footwear.
Sustainability as its core, Clan Earth, founded by Kolkata based entrepreneur, Priyanka Mandal is a startup that crafts eco-sustainable 100 per cent vegan backpacks with zero plastic. Clan Earth not only designs these stylish eco-friendly bags but also plants five trees after every sale to increase the green cover.
Praveen Kumar Anand, a 64- year old man along with the support of citizens, helped in revitalising the green cover of Pune city. In last seven years, with continuous dedication and focus to contribute for the environment, Kumar has converted 64- acre of the barren hill into rich bio-diversity, known as Anandvan, in Kondhwa Pune.
After the discovery of tiger moth species ‘Olepa Scheini’ in Western Ghats of Maharashtra in June, researchers have discovered three new subspecies of tiger moth in Western Ghats of Maharashtra.
From the entertainment essential television to washing machines which supports daily chores, from the fridge which chills up food to the induction stoves which brings up piping hot food and the significant asset the smartphones and the batteries which act as the powerhouse for many of gadgets end up as E-waste. As October 14 is observed as International E-waste day, let’s know more about the toxic effect of e-waste on our environment.
‘Clean Kundapura Project’ has become a mass movement now with more and more citizens coming forward to conduct cleanliness drive and help in river conservation.
The COVID-19 pandemic though is a threat to human life, but it proved a great boon to rhinos, reveals the State of the Rhino Report by “The International Rhino Foundation”.
Plantables is one such organisation that offers you plantable seeded papers which grows into a plant after sowing. These seed papers are 100 per cent wood free handmade paper made up of using cotton scrap with seeds embedded in it.
This year on October 10 2020, is being celebrated as World Migratory Bird with the theme “ Birds connect our World”. The intent behind this theme was to intensify the importance of conserving and restoring the ecological connectivity and integrity of ecosystems that support the natural cycles essential for the survival and well being of migratory birds.
A study conducted in Berkeley Lab showed that if the use of reflective roofing globally, could produce a global cooling effect equivalent to offsetting 24 Gigatons of carbon dioxide- the equivalent of taking 300 million cars off the road for 20 years.
Debashree Padhi of Bhubaneswar, Orissa, came forward with a project of conversion of agro-waste and by-products into useful fuel which can help in putting a full stop to stubble burning.
Founded by Rashmi Bharti and Rajnish Jain, who for more than two decades, were striving for sustainable development and eco-friendly practices, Avani is transforming lives of people of Kumaon.
On the occasion of World Animal Day (October 4) and Wildlife week in India (October 2 to 8), The EarthView spoke to the experts who highlighted the importance of conservation of natural habitats for the welfare of animals and urged to restrict the needs that are obtained from animals.
Conscious about the damage a big fat wedding causes to the environment, this Mumbai couple Nupur Agarwal and Ashwin Malwade opted for an ecofriendly wedding for themselves in December, last year. However, now to reduce the carbon footprint emissions because of weddings, this duo has initiated a consultation service to organize eco-friendly weddings called ‘Greenmyna’.