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Ozone: A small step towards righting our wrongs

Ozone: A small step towards righting our wrongs A whopping 99 per cent of the banned ozone-depleting substances have been phased-out, reveals the UN-backed Scientifc Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2022. This positive outcome is the result of the Montreal Protocol, an international treaty designated to protect the ozone layer that was agreed upon back in

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Medical Waste Can Impact The Environment Severely

Medical Waste Can Impact The Environment Severely The mismanagement of medical waste has dire consequences on the environment. Though 85% of medical waste can be categorised as non-hazardous according to WHO, the remaining 15% could be toxic, radioactive or infectious that pose a huge threat to the environment and public health. Being hazardous and sensitive

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Discovering local issues in Madurai

Discovering local issues in Madurai A three-day comics workshop was organized by World Comics India in association with DHAN Foundation and HCL Foundation in which around 47 participants took part. The group, consisting of NGOs workers and college students, raised a whole lot of issues related to the local environment. They discussed ideas like switching

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A proud moment for HCL Foundation’s water conservation efforts

A proud moment for HCL Foundation’s water conservation efforts HCL Foundation is proud to have participated in the historic UN 2023 Water Conference, as part of its ofcial side-events agenda, in a session on ‘PPP Model for Rainwater Harvesting and Enhancing Native Biodiversity– Use Cases from India,’ that saw participation from cross-sectional, multi-stakeholder groups united

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Climate change, primarily a water crisis

Climate change, primarily a water crisis. Climate change is disrupting weather patterns, leading to extreme weather events, unpredictable water availability, worsening water scarcity, and contaminating water supplies. Moreover, increasing global temperatures cause water to evaporate and hence more frequent, heavy, and intense rains in the coming years. This will lead to more foods since more

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