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Current Affairs
  • SDG 14 is ‘Life Below Water :Plastic pollution. Increasing levels of debris in the world’s oceans are having a major environmental and economic impact. Marine debris impacts biodiversity through entanglement or ingestion
  • SDG 14 is ‘Life Below Water :Coastal waters are deteriorating due to pollution and eutrophication. Without concerted efforts, coastal eutrophication is expected to increase in 20 percent of large marine ecosystems by 2050.
  • SDG 14 is Life Below Water :Ocean acidification has increased significantly in recent decades. Open Ocean sites show current levels of acidity have increased by 26 per cent since the start of the Industrial Revolution.
  • SDG 14 is Life Below Water :Oceans absorb about 30 per cent of carbon dioxide produced by humans, buffering the impacts of global warming.
  • SDG 14 is Life Below Water :Oceans provide key natural resources including food, medicines, biofuels and other products. They help with the breakdown and removal of waste and pollution, and their coastal ecosystems act as buf


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Karunakar Reddy Mardi,
An Igniting Spark to spread the flame of knowledge.

Mr. Karunakara Reddy is a business tycoon, founder and Editor-in-Chief for “NewsQ4”, Chairman and Managing Director for “SMAAT INDIA PVT LTD”, and also for “WALK FOR WATER”.

Mr. Reddy is a daring, dashing dynamic person who started “NewsQ4” Magazine and Web Portal with an aim to ignite the young minds and to carry the flame of knowledge and spread its radiance. His profound business sense and strong desire to achieve greater heights made him an impressive icon in the society. NewsQ4 has taken an initiative to motivate the youth of India to be the “Game Changers.”


Associate Editor


Rituraj Phukan ,
A Leader On The Edge

Trained as a Climate Reality Leader under Nobel Laureate Al Gore, Rituraj Phukan is a Mentor & Presenter with The Climate Reality Project headed by the former US Vice President. He also represents The Climate Reality Project India as the District Manager for Northeast India.

In 2013, Rituraj was a member of the International Antarctic Expedition led by Polar explorer Robert Swan, the first man to have walked to both the poles, completing a personal leadership and environment sustainability program called `Leadership on the Edge.' On the 2nd of March, he was the only one to raise the support banner for the Pacific Warriors Day of Action at Antarctica, urging world leaders to act on climate change before it was too late for the 14 low-lying Pacific Island Nations threatened with submersion by rising sea-water levels.

He has also traveled to the Canadian Arctic on an Earthwatch expedition called `Climate Change at the Arctic's Edge' to participate in ongoing citizen science research about the impacts of warming on the fragile arctic ecosystems, while based at the Churchill Northern Studies Center.

Besides spearheading the grassroots nature conservation activities of Green Guard Nature Organization, Rituraj also works with various organizations & initiatives like the Sanctuary Asia Kids for Tigers program.