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Linking agriculture with fish farming can help feed the world. Here’s how

An 'integrated aquaculture system' where at least one fish-farming activity is linked to others, can bring sustainability to the seafood industry.

How long will people live in the future? Studies say you could live up to the age of 150

Researchers suggest that cellular decay behind ageing could be defeated to a point where people will no longer suffer from age-related health problems.
A pile of coins representing Bitcoin cryptocurrency | Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Cryptocurrencies need new rules and tools. We need to design more forward-thinking laws

To combat these crypto-crimes like preventing money laundering and the funding of terrorism, regulators need to work alongside technology experts.
People walk past the India Gate monument shrouded in smog in New Delhi. (Representational image) | Anindito Mukherjee | Bloomberg

Clean air could become a new global currency. Are we ready for the expenses?

Air pollution exacerbates existing inequities. WHO's research shows that more than 90% of air pollution deaths occur in low and middle-income countries.

Repairing – not recycling – is the first step to tackling e-waste from smartphones

Smartphones have become a form of consumption and replacing them on a regular basis has become commonplace. Changing this mindset will be key.
Representational image | Wokandapix from Pixabay

1 billion people are currently experiencing mental ill-health. Yet funding remains very low

Philanthropists’ ability to take risks, and to act quickly and flexibly, makes them ideally placed to drive change in mental health care.
Birds fly over the Quito Glacier on Greenwich Island, Antarctica

Top 3 global risks now are climate action failure, biodiversity loss, infectious diseases

Businesses have a vital role to play in fighting biodiversity loss and ensuring continued ecosystem services such as clean water, food security etc.
The Olympics rings

Can the Tokyo Olympics help bring the world together?

Last year, the entire sports ecosystem saw social activism that inspired reviews of archaic practices and helped amplify the voices of underrepresented groups.

Survey shows two-thirds of people around the world want to work from home after Covid-19

Almost a third - 30 per cent - said they would consider looking for another job if they were forced to go back to the office full time.

Only cross-border, cross-sector collaboration can beat cybercrime

It is essential that both businesses and governments incentivise collaboration and accountability through strong public-private efforts.

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Double vaccination halves risk of developing long-lasting Covid symptoms

One of the best ways to reduce your risk of getting long Covid is to get fully vaccinated as soon as possible.

Bitcoin, Ether tumble as China declares all cryptocurrency transactions illegal

China has brought intense scrutiny on the crypto industry this year amid heightened concerns over risks of fraud, money laundering and excessive energy usage.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh speaks during the induction of a medium-range surface-to-air missile system (MRSAM), in Jaisalmer on 9 September 2021| PTI

Rajnath Singh talks ‘lessons’ from Taliban takeover, hits out at ‘irresponsible states’

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh says turmoil in Afghanistan and the region is a result of 'aggressive designs and active support to non-state players'.

Does India matter? Yes, Kamala Harris’s ‘sermon’ to Modi reminds him why

Democracy is the most important of the 3 Ds Modi keeps listing. If that is damaged, India’s most powerful PM in five decades also gets publicly admonished, if gently, by US V-P.
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