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2020, Education, Raising Awareness, Sustainable Living -

Imagine, you’re out exploring New York City, taking in the sights and sounds of the city, and you just finished your bottle of water.  You look to throw it away in a recycling bin, but you can’t find one anywhere, so you throw it in the trash can.  You think, “a worker will take it out when they sort the trash and they’ll recycle it, right”?  Wrong.  There is only a small chance that your water bottle will be recycled, but it's more likely that your water bottle will take a trip overseas to get sorted and recycled.  Unfortunately, this is the fate of most solid waste in the United States and many other developed countries in Europe and Asia.

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2020, Covid-19, Education, Masks, Raising Awareness -

In the thick of the COVID crisis, we are constantly bombarded with confusing, and at times, scary news about what to do, what not to do, what to eat, how to go outside of the house, what precautions to take - the list is endless!

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2020, Eco Friendly, Impact, Raising Awareness -

Today, a microscopic virus has brought the world to its knees. Problems which used to look insurmountable in “ordinary times” are now paling in comparison. The world has also over the years undergone an imbalance in many ways - environmental degradation, inequitable distribution of wealth (China & the US control nearly 50% of the world’s wealth) and serious humanitarian crisis in vulnerable geographies. The COVID-19 crisis just amplified the extent of the impact it has over all of us.

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2020, Eco Friendly Period, Menstruation, Raising Awareness, Women's Health -

The term menstruation has always been associated with girls and women. We often see and hear a woman's perspective on menstruation. But the process of menstruation occurs in anybody with a functioning uterus and ovaries irrespective of their cisgender (a gender assigned to a person upon birth).

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2020, Education, Innovation, Raising Awareness -

The saying by author and poet Oscar Wilde that “The best way to make children good is to make them happy”, is very true, as they are the future of our world. But in this day and age, there is a growing concern about the number of children, who instead of being in schools or at play, are being forced to work so they can survive. Instead of toys to play with, they have been given a hammer and chisel to make a living. So on June 12, which is marked as World Day Against Child Labour, we take a look at the history and significance of the day.

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