Adeela Hameed

Environmental Performance Index 2020: India Falls Behind in Most Domains

Environmental Performance Index 2020: India Falls Behind in Most Domains

Out of 180 countries, India ranked 168th in the 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI). It maintained that India’s decarbonization agenda needs to improve urgently, with the nation facing multiple serious environmental health risks, including and not limited to poor air quality. This was put forth by researchers at Yale and Columbia universities. The EPI provides […]

 Adeela Hameed

Mitigating Effects of Water Scarcity: Kashmir’s Freshwater Springs

Mitigating Effects of Water Scarcity: Kashmir’s Freshwater Springs

Groundwater is an incredibly precious resource, to the extent of being titled ‘survival lifeline of civilizations’. This is true because of a number of facts. The first is that groundwater resources are way greater in volume than surface water resources i.e., about three times the volume of the latter. Secondly, use of water for human […]

 Adeela Hameed

Defending Rights of Women in India: A Constitutional Standpoint

Defending Rights of Women in India: A Constitutional Standpoint

Women make up half the population of our world. They are equal members to each resource provided by nature, have personal and official rights, and elicit respect. Each country takes care of women rights as one of its fundamental responsibilities. India is no exception. When talking about constitutional and legal rights of women in India, […]

 Adeela Hameed

Impact of Water Pollution on River Biodiversity

Impact of Water Pollution on River Biodiversity

Indian peninsula has been favoured by large perennial and seasonal rivers that adorn the vastness of its geography and provide livelihood to multiple sections of the society. People inhabit areas around these rivers to get fresh water, food, housing, transport and recreation facilities. Thus, resonating with the fact that river systems are naturally wired to […]

 Adeela Hameed

Kashmir Amidst the Pandemic: A Perspective

Kashmir Amidst the Pandemic: A Perspective

Societies make up this world. We cannot ever live alone. So, the more fortunate should take it upon themselves to create a secure bubble where all can live peacefully. For they have been given a gift, a gift to create peace and comfort. They have to be the torch bearers of a world where nobody […]

 Adeela Hameed

Importance of Wildfires: An Ecological Perspective

Importance of Wildfires: An Ecological Perspective

  Forests are the underappreciated soldiers of civilization. With diverse habitats canopied by vast expanses of green, rust and brown, forests are resources that cultivate air, water and soil for planet Earth. Without these green lungs, habitation would surely be impossible. Apart from deforestation, the biggest challenge in protecting pristine forest ecosystems is combating wildfires. […]

 Adeela Hameed

Babri Masjid and Hagia Sophia: An Incomparable Comparison?

Babri Masjid and Hagia Sophia: An Incomparable Comparison?

Two developments have been witnessed recently by the global population that have shaken the very basis of the concept of secularism. One, laying foundation stone of Ram Mandir at the site of Babri Masjid. Two, converting Hagia Sophia museum into a mosque. Now that the construction of Ram Mandir has started at the site of […]

 Adeela Hameed

Impact of Feminine Hygiene Products on Reproductive Health

Impact of Feminine Hygiene Products on Reproductive Health

A Detailed Commentary

Feminine hygiene products are used for cleaning, absorbing discharge, moisturising, or otherwise healing the skin and tissues of the female reproductive region. Major categories of feminine hygiene products include tampons, sanitary pads, internal cleansers & sprays, panty liners & shields, and disposable razors & blades. Sanitary pads dominate the market among the mentioned feminine hygiene […]

 Adeela Hameed

Positivity is the only answer

Positivity is the only answer

Unemployed, Depressed, Hopeless…

Shut inside our homes, businesses closed, daily scare of the new disease. Hopelessness has seeped into us so much that people are losing sight of tomorrow. Like there will never be a day, God forbid, when the sun shines on a virus-free world, devoid of distress and worry. Although our planet has been in chaos […]

 Adeela Hameed

Winding through Wilderness: Free-flowing Rivers of Planet Earth

Winding through Wilderness: Free-flowing Rivers of Planet Earth

Rivers are lifelines of every civilization and have been so since the beginning of time. Yet at present, the planet is losing free-flowing rivers as a little more than one-third of the longest rivers remain unobstructed by human-made changes. What are free-flowing rivers? Rivers largely unaffected by human-made changes to their flow and connectivity, carrying […]