Conserving Chitkul: Why the ‘last village of India’ cannot be allowed to drown in plastic

Source: This post is based on the article “Conserving Chitkul: Why the ‘last village of India’ cannot be allowed to drown in plastic” published in Down to Earth on 31st August 2021. What is the news? Plastic waste is making its way to even remote locations in the mountainous regions such as “Chitkul (in Himachal Pradesh)”… Continue reading Conserving Chitkul: Why the ‘last village of India’ cannot be allowed to drown in plastic

What’s happening with Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano?

Source: Indian Express What is the News? Scientists are on alert for a possible eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano within Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. About Kilauea Volcano: Kilauea, also called Mount Kilauea, is located in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the southeastern part of the island of Hawaii, U.S.A. It is an active shield volcano.… Continue reading What’s happening with Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano?