Groundwater Depletion: Causes, Consequences and Solutions

[ad_1] Groundwater is the water that seeps into the ground due to rain and other sources and keeps accumulating underneath. It plays an important role in ensuring food security and agricultural sustainability in the country. The advent of Green Revolution in the 1970s saw a significant increase in the use of ground water, which has […]

Causes, Problems and Solutions of Littering

[ad_1] Etymologically, litter means rubbish carelessly dropped or left about anywhere, especially in public places. Sadly, people are found littering the road or any other public place with impunity. Quite often, we see even educated persons travelling in an expensive car roll down their car’s window to dump trash on the road. They do not […]

Causes, Consequences and ways to reduce Food Waste

[ad_1] According to a report of the World Food Organization, every seventh person is hungry in the world. As for India, it ranks 100 in the Global Hunger Index among 119 countries. Unfortunately, deaths from hunger take place in the country where many schemes of food and nutrition security are regularly run on a grant […]

Why Plastic Bags should be banned

[ad_1] Plastic bags pose a grave danger to the environment. The use of harmful chemicals in the production of plastic gives rise to environmental problems such as obstruction of drains, groundwater contamination etc. However, if plastic is recycled according to approved procedures and guidelines, then this hazard may not become a threat to environment and […]

How to reduce Office Electricity Bills

[ad_1] Electricity bill is a major component in terms of operational expenses of an organisation. Ever-increasing, exorbitant electricity bills have a negative impact on business viability. When it is time to pay for electricity bills, we naturally get tensed. However, one cannot function without electricity either as all equipments are driven by power. But if […]

How to save and reduce Household Water use

[ad_1] It is rightly said that “water is life”. It is difficult to imagine life without water as water is essential to perform different tasks. As heat increases, the problem of water in many parts of the country acquires terrible proportions. This problem has aggravated in successive years. In many regions in the country, due […]

Plastic Pollution: Causes, Effects and Solutions

[ad_1] At present, plastic pollution has become a serious global problem. Billions of plastic bags are thrown every year across the world. These plastic bags block the flow of drains, and moving further, they reach rivers and oceans. Since plastic does not get naturally disintegrated, it affects the life and environment of rivers, oceans etc […]

Garbage Pollution: Causes, Effects and Solutions

[ad_1] Garbage has become a serious problem in the world today. According to a report published in Nature journal, the problem of garbage or solid waste is assuming terrible proportions today. By the end of this century (2100,), garbage will be collected at the rate of 11 million tonnes per day globally, more than three […]

Sources, Effects, Impacts and How to Control

[ad_1] No creature on Earth can live life in isolation but this inter-dependence of species in Nature is under grave threat due to increasing population, industrialization, urbanisation and the desire to over-exploit the environment. Among several forms of pollution, thermal pollution increases natural outbreaks like flood, drought, and famine. It leads to an alarming increase […]

How can students help save the environment

[ad_1] Over the years, global warming has led to geologically significant conditions and processes with damaging implications. The space for wildlife is shrinking rapidly, forest cover is getting eroded and species are facing extinction. Carbon dioxide, methane and other greenhouse levels in the atmosphere are rising threateningly. The ocean is filled with plastic, suffocating the […]

How to save our Environment

[ad_1] How to save our Environment Environmental protection generally refers to the preservation of trees and greenery, but in a broader sense it includes protection of trees, plants, animals, birds and the entire planet. In fact, there is a unique relationship between environment and life. Environmental protection is critical to the survival and the future […]

What is Smog? Types, Causes, Ill-effects and How to prevent smog

[ad_1] When dense smog chocked the National Capital Region in November 2017, there was widespread concern. Even words such as gas chamber for Delhi were used. And it was not wide off the mark. This can be estimated from the fact that the level of PM2.5 in Delhi has gone up from 700 to 900, […]

Global Warming and Climate Change

[ad_1] Global warming and climate change are often referred to interchangeably but there is a clear difference between the two. Global warming refers to increase in the temperature of Earth’s atmosphere due to the increase in fossil fuel emissions. Climate change refers to changing climate trends brought about by global warming. In other words, global […]

How to Prevent and Stop Global Warming

[ad_1] Global warming implies continuous increase in the temperature of Earth’s atmosphere. The phenomenon is mostly a result of human activities, leading to an increase in greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide. Due to the increasing production of greenhouse gases or chlorofluorocarbons (CFC), ice is melting in Antarctica and in the […]