When we think of Burgundy we think wines. It’s true that the region produces some of the finest wines in the world. The wines from this region are much lighter than Bordeaux, in colour and body and preferred by many.
The Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN) is an international network of 340 youth organizations across the world whose common goal is to prevent the loss of biodiversity. The 2019 GYBN Regional Youth Capacity-Building Workshop for Europe will take place from 11-18 August, 2019 in Wassergspreng near Vienna in Austria. The deadline is on 27 May 2019.
One does not lack what one doesn't know about. With the abundance of appliances and devices that are produced today we do not think of the way they became necessities. Let's make a trip to the past and compare some of the previously made devices and how they contrast with the contemporary ones.
You would have to be a true word wizard to name all the achievements of young Nikhiya Shamsher (16) in one brief paragraph. A thank-you note she received from a girl called Roja has changed her perception of the world. When barely a teenager, at the age of 12, Nikhiya formed an NGO called Women Have the Same Set of Teeth as Men. Its initiative – Bags, Books and Blessings – has helped more than 11000 students from 30 schools to receive school supplies, while another project called Yearn to Learn has provided 115 brand new Science and Math laboratories benefiting more than 12000 young souls. A student whose grandmother has arthritis and cannot climb stairs has made a prototype of a Hydraulic lift, thanks to the laboratory provided by Nikhiya’s NGO. In recognition of all her good deeds, Nikhiya Shamsher received the prestigious Diana Legacy Award at St. James’s Palace last year. She has spent the last 18 months developing and validating a diagnostic method to detect the early risk of oral pre-cancer and cancer in chronic smokers. Her research paper has won the Gandhian Young Technological Award and has been featured in the Harvard University Journal of Emerging Investigators. This girl seems unstoppable…