Causes, Problems and Solutions of Littering

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 think […]

Causes, Consequences and ways to reduce Food Waste

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 of […]

Why Plastic Bags should be banned

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 health. […]

How to reduce Office Electricity Bills

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 you […]

How to save and reduce Household Water use

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 to […]

Plastic Pollution: Causes, Effects and Solutions

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 in […]

Garbage Pollution: Causes, Effects and Solutions

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 times […]

Sources, Effects, Impacts and How to Control

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 in […]

How can students help save the environment

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 habitat […]