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Activity Booklet

Welcome to earthian 2014, Wipro's Sustainability Education program for Schools and Colleges.

School Participants: Please download the Activity Booklet here.

Why earthian?

We are moving into an unprecedented situation for human life on the planet - a full earth with limited resources, breaching a number of safe limits for human existence while social deprivation continues to be a challenge. Ponder these:

  • In the last 7000 years, in which all of human society and culture evolved, the global climate has never deviated as much as 2° from today's climate. As per the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the best estimate for temperature rise even in a low emission scenario is a steep 3.2° F. We are entering a situation that has never happened in the last 7000 years and that is something human society has never ever faced.
  • Conservative estimates suggest that more than 5000 species of our inherited genetic library irreversibly are extinguished every year. And this is 10000 times as fast as pre-human extinction rates.
  • As per World Bank statistics as of 2010, almost half the world, over 2.4 billion people, still lives on less than $2 a day.
  • According to UNICEF data as of 2010, 22000 children under 5 die every day due to poverty and malnutrition.

The current ways of dealing with these challenges have not created any significant shift in direction - in our thinking, attitude or behavior. It is increasingly becoming clear that we need a new way of thinking, sensibility, behavior and responses to approaching these challenges. earthian aims to help our schools and colleges prepare our younger generation to understand these challenges and build the knowledge, skills and attitude needed to deal with these.

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Mark SethneUmmmmmm, since there's only 7+ billion on the planet, it would appear that "D" none of the above - would be correct.2   ·  4 days ago

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On World Water Day, Wipro and BIOME set up a kiosk at Sarjapur (Bangalore) to research on water mapping program. Participants across the city shared with us their water samples from taps, bore wells and tankers to get it tested. They also received a bacteriological testing kits for their daily aid. We thank all the participants and well-wishers who helped us making this initiative a success. ... See moreSee less

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“An interactive session with Dr. Uma Shaanker to celebrate ‘International day of Forests’ was held at Wipro on 24th March 2015. Packed with awe-inspiring facts and scientific know-how; Dr. Shaanker took us through a journey on exploring our biodiversity. Tidbits about the tiger, the Asian giant hornet, tobacco leaves and a fascinating lotus-effect technology kept us glued to our seats.” ... See moreSee less

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International Day of Forests is celebrated on the 21st of March. Looking forward to the session about Urban Biodiversity with R. Uma Shaanker, Department of Crop Physiology and, School of Ecology and Conservation, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore on 24th of March at the Wipro E-City office, Bangalore. Stay tuned on 24th of March, Tuesday 1:30pm - 2:30pm IST as we live tweet from the session at Wipro. ... See moreSee less

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22 March - World Water Day A day for water and water for Sustainable Development Every person on this planet needs water for survival. World Water Day is UN’s initiative to spread awareness of this integral resource, so that the citizens of the planet may act responsibly. The Global Risk report for 2015 released by the World Economic Forum ranks water scarcity as the number one risk in terms of impact. At Wipro, our engagement with water goes back more than a decade and spans a range of initiatives both, within our campuses, as well as outside with the larger community. Our initiatives around water efficiency, recycling and harvesting have resulted in a cumulative savings of more than 3,000 million liters over the last four years. Water is an apt metaphor for the kind of emerging future that we want to co-create. ... See moreSee less

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March 20th is World Sparrow Day join us as we raise awareness about the importance of sparrows Be part of save the sparrow movement. Choose any of the tagline below and share a picture that would be appropriate for the tagline. Post it on @theearthian on Twitter using #wsd15 #WSD2015. The best picture will feature on a Nature Forever Society poster and will be featured on our Facebook page. Tagline - Taglines 1. I Feed them; 2. I provide them water; 3. I provide nesting; 4. I create awareness on social media; 5. I blog for them; 6. I plant native trees; 7. I say no to pesticides; 8. I say no to plastic; 9. I monitor sparrows; 10. I am a sparrow journalist; 11. I am a sparrow photographer; 12. I am a sparrow doodler; 13. I am a sparrow poet; 14. I am a sparrow storyteller; 15. I tweet for sparrows; 16. I help sparrow in summers; 17. I am a sparrow adopter; 18. I say yes to green living; 19. I say yes to recycled products; 20. I am a NFS Volunteer ... See moreSee less

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Wipro recognized as 2015 World’s Most Ethical Companies for the 4th year in a row. We are proud to announce that Wipro has once again featured in the 2015 World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute©– a recognition as being one of the most ethical technology companies in the world. Congratulations to all at Wipro Click here to view the 2015 World’s Most Ethical Companies list. ethisphere.com/worlds-most-ethical/wme-honorees/ ... See moreSee less

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