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World Environment Day 2020

The foods we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink and the climate that makes our planet habitable all come from nature. Yet, these are exceptional times in which nature is sending us a message: To care for ourselves we must care for nature. It’s time to wake up. To take notice. To raise our voices. It’s time to build back better for People and Planet. This World Environment Day, it’s Time for Nature. ~ This is an excerpt from the World Environment Day website. There isn't a better time to look at SDGs than now.  As on organisation built to be people & planet friendly, we have always taken measures to stay environment friendly. Here are 10...

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World Environment Day

Long before Sustainable Development Goals were set by the UN, the World Environment Day was started which also focused on Sustainable consumption.  World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on the 5th of June every year, and is the United Nation's principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of our environment. First held in 1974, it has been a flagship campaign for raising awareness on emerging environmental issues from marine pollution, human overpopulation, and global warming, to sustainable consumption and wildlife crime. Let's look at three major issues and how, as responsible citizens, we can contribute to beat it. 1. Marine pollution  There are several reasons for marine pollution ranging from wind-blown debris to industrial waste invasion into...

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