Most Recent Content from: Sushmita Roy

  • Article: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is About to Undergo Round 2 of a Massive Cleanup
    Environment

    The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is About to Undergo Round 2 of a Massive Cleanup

    By Sushmita Roy|June 24, 2019

    The Great Pacific Garbage Patch holds 80,000 tonnes of plastic and is larger than France. Read more

  • Article: Canadian Permafrost Is Thawing 70 Years Earlier Than Scientists Expected
    Environment

    Canadian Permafrost Is Thawing 70 Years Earlier Than Scientists Expected

    By Sushmita Roy|June 19, 2019

    “Climate is now warmer than at any time in the last 5,000 or more years.” Read more

  • Article: Costa Rica Has Banned Styrofoam — A Major Win for the Environment
    Environment

    Costa Rica Has Banned Styrofoam — A Major Win for the Environment

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|June 19, 2019

    Fines for using styrofoam range from about $760 to $7,600. Read more

  • Article: This Striking Photo Reveals the Devastating Impact of Climate Change on Greenland’s Ice
    Environment

    This Striking Photo Reveals the Devastating Impact of Climate Change on Greenland’s Ice

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|June 18, 2019

    About 40% of Greenland experienced melting in the last week alone. Read more

  • Article: 15 Important Photos You Might Have Missed From Around the World This Week
    Citizenship

    15 Important Photos You Might Have Missed From Around the World This Week

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Sushmita Roy|June 14, 2019

    From Pride Month to environmental activism, there were many reasons to celebrate this week. Read more

  • Article: New York Will No Longer Allow People to Skip Vaccines for Non-Medical Reasons
    Health

    New York Will No Longer Allow People to Skip Vaccines for Non-Medical Reasons

    By Sushmita Roy|June 14, 2019

    “Here in New York, we protect vulnerable kids and our community.” Read more

  • Article: Queens Pride Sent a 'Powerful Message' on Behalf of LGBTQ South Asians Everywhere
    Citizenship

    Queens Pride Sent a 'Powerful Message' on Behalf of LGBTQ South Asians Everywhere

    By Sushmita Roy|June 14, 2019

    "Just changing the law is not enough. We have a long way to go." Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Indian Villages Empty as People Flee Historic Drought
    Environment

    Hundreds of Indian Villages Empty as People Flee Historic Drought

    By Sushmita Roy|June 13, 2019

    Heatwaves have already caused 36 deaths in the country. Read more