5 green things on Friday (16/09)

Eartha Magazine
Sep 16, 2016 · 1 min read

Here’s this week’s round-up of environment news and green stories from around the web.

Image: Maya Kilpadi

Soil sequesters four times the amount of carbon that trees and plants do and is thus a crucial player in the race to slow down global warming. Switching from industrialised agriculture to regenerative, ecological farming may just be what’s going to keep us within the safe temperature threshold.

As an industry, fashion is the second highest polluter after oil, says Ecowatch! Being highly chemical-intensive in nature, it has negative impacts on the environment and on human health.

One government after another has had its mettle tested by its attempts to clean the Ganges and the Modi government is no different. Can the ambitious Namami Gange do the trick?

From cutlets and cakes to pancakes and pongal, here are all the millet recipes you will need to introduce these wonder grains in your diet.

Aarti Kumar-Rao explores the mystery surrounding the absence of the blind Gangetic dolphin in the country’s only sanctuary meant for its conservation.

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