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Oldest Magellanic penguin dies in US zoo. He was 40, had 26 kids, 31 grandkids

  • “He did not partake in the usual shenanigans of stealing fish from others, or pushing his way through the crowd for fish. Instead, he would quietly and politely sit on the rocky beach and wait his turn for his meal, then go out for a swim or home," a zoo worker said.
The estimated age of the male, called Captain Eo, was well over the species' average life expectancy of 20 to 30 years, the zoo said in a statement.(AP)
The estimated age of the male, called Captain Eo, was well over the species' average life expectancy of 20 to 30 years, the zoo said in a statement.(AP)
Published on Jul 07, 2022 09:43 AM IST
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Why open data is key to environmental action

  • The article has been authored by Veena Srinivasan, director, Centre for Social and Environmental Innovation at ATREE, Bengaluru; Sameer Shisodia, CEO, Rainmatter Foundation; and Jagdeesh Rao Puppala, former CEO, Foundation for Ecological Security.
Environmental campaigns are marked by rousing calls for collective, transformative action on a global scale. A lot of organisations and individuals - from state actors and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives to grassroots initiatives - grapple with patchy information about the sector or region that they are involved in.
Environmental campaigns are marked by rousing calls for collective, transformative action on a global scale. A lot of organisations and individuals - from state actors and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives to grassroots initiatives - grapple with patchy information about the sector or region that they are involved in.
Published on Jul 01, 2022 04:57 PM IST
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Interior design and décor trends in retail 2022

Retailers across the globe are focusing on creating more immersive and engaging interior environments for their customers, which includes designing spaces that are both visually appealing and user-friendly and using technology to enhance customer experience. Here are trends of retail interiors 2022
Interior design and décor trends in retail 2022 (Ksenia Chernaya)
Interior design and décor trends in retail 2022 (Ksenia Chernaya)
Updated on Jun 30, 2022 09:14 AM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Home interior design ideas: Tips to incorporate sustainable construction

With the world facing the biggest challenges when it comes to climate change, using new designs and versatile products with the principles of sustainable construction can lead to minimal impact on the ecosystem or the environment. Home interior design experts share tips to do so
Home interior design ideas: Tips to incorporate sustainable construction (Image by laurence-ledanois from Pixabay )
Home interior design ideas: Tips to incorporate sustainable construction (Image by laurence-ledanois from Pixabay )
Updated on Jun 19, 2022 12:58 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

‘Unscientific’: Centre rejects Environment Performance Index

The 2022 Environment Performance Index (EPI) ranked India at the absolute bottom of 180 countries.
In a detailed rebuttal to the EPI analysis, the ministry said many indicators in the index were based on unfounded assumption “surmises, and unscientific methods.”
In a detailed rebuttal to the EPI analysis, the ministry said many indicators in the index were based on unfounded assumption “surmises, and unscientific methods.”
Updated on Jun 09, 2022 05:05 AM IST
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ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi
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