environment Tag

conserving-ocean

Alexandra Doudera who found herself in Viña del Mar for a study abroad program was a student at the Northeastern University. She had some goals in mind. For six months, the picturesque city on the Pacific Ocean shore of Chile would serve as the backdrop for improving her Spanish skills and teaching English to fifth-graders. Meanwhile, she was absorbing as much knowledge as she could...

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global health

Kritika Singh is an expert in dealing with organising research and global health conferences. What’s more, she can even get people intrigued about improving healthcare worldwide. Ever since her high school years, she had swept herself in this work. In 2014, she became the proud founder of ‘Malaria-Free World’. It is a venture which promotes research and education about the disease. “I used to organise...

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Twenty years ago, there were very few cell phones in use, but the number has risen to over 7 billion today. Other devices such as computer memory, camera lenses, rechargeable batteries, magnets, fluorescent lighting and much more are all made of rare earth metals.   Many people do not realise the enormous impact rare earth elements have on their daily lives, but it is almost impossible to...

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Post world war saw the emergence of third world countries as the hub of globalised marketplace. These marketplaces sheltered an umpteen amount of labourers from the distinct corners of the world. However, emerging markets like India, China, and Brazil are vulnerable to suffer catastrophic final crisis in the next forty years as exclaimed by William Shaw.   Speaking at the third annual symposium on emerging markets at...

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Climate change occurs when changes in Earth's climate system result in new weather patterns that last for at least a few decades, and maybe for millions of years. In the context of climate variation, anthropogenic factors are human activities which affect the climate. Of most concern are the increase in CO2 levels, industrial land use, ozone depletion, animal husbandry, and deforestation.   In 2017, Ryan Maia, a student of Northeastern University visited Singapore...

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