Tag: Cities

  • Cities –  Emerging Hotspots for Infectious Diseases

    Cities – Emerging Hotspots for Infectious Diseases

    Divya Mehra Cities and pandemics have shared a long history and over the decades it has been witnessed that cities have emerged to be the epicentre for infectious diseases. This is often attributed to its very nature – the population densities and inter/intra connections have turned out to be the important factors.  Cities act as…

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  • Nocturnal City

    Nocturnal City

    Ajay Immanuel Gonji I was awakened by the mild but discernible honk of a vehicle and soon realized that the bus that I was travelling in had come to a halt. I looked out of the glass window from my reclining seat but could only see a dense growth of vegetation shimmering from the faint…

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  • Nature in a Dynamic World

    Nature in a Dynamic World

    Ajay Immanuel Gonji Cities represent unique landscapes experiencing rapid and continuous transformation. Cities also represent the most domesticated landscapes on earth (Kareiva et. al., 2007) where every element of the environment has been tailored to suit man’s desires. As a matter of fact, many scientists have said that we now live in the era of…

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