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Composting green waste saves CO2

“Recycling green waste as compost could match the environmental benefits of converting it into renewable energy, in terms of CO2 savings, according to new German research. It suggests that the two forms of waste management should be seen...

Wetland Ecology and Avian Diversity

The climate and geographical diversity of India, gives it a rich diversity of birds. With interesting behavioral features huge flocks of local and migratory birds are the principal attractions in the lakes of this beautiful country. Birds play...

Green ways to dispose electronic Waste- Excellent methods That You Can Use

Electronic waste also known as e-waste, electronic trash and waste electrical equipment are basically terms used for broken, outdated, discarded, surplus and useless electrical and electronic equipments. In developing countries the ever increasing...

Water Quality and Health Issues

Safe drinking water is a necessity for people in both the rural and urban India. The majority of people are concerned about clean water, yet may feel unaware. They may not know about the many sources of water pollution or the methods used to...
7 Billion and Growing

A Billion Too Many

7 Billion and Growing One morning I was sitting in my verandah sipping a cup of tea which my wife had so fondly prepared when suddenly I was startled rudely by a strong commotion of dogs barking outside. It appeared that my neighbours helper...

Water- A resource management perspective

Water is one of the most essential of all natural resources. The supply of potable fresh water has assumed critical dimensions both in terms of quality and quantity. Large stretches of rivers have no water and are heavily polluted giving rise...

Anthropogenic Ground Water Pollution

I remember as a child and then as young man in the 70’s. Every thing you saw seemed to smoke. The heroes were smoking on screen. I remember Devanand Saheb in the song” Har fikar ko dhuen me udata chala gaya, mai zindagi ka sath nibhata chala...

The Wealth of the Forests

Of all the species known to mankind, more than 40 to 50 % are harbored in areas covered by just about 7 % of the world’s area – the tropical rainforests – a region also of heavy rainfall. Tropical rain forests are spread through north...

The Dilemma of extinction

Biological extinction has been a natural phenomena in geological history but the rate of extinction was probably one species every thousand years. Evolution causes populations to adapt to the ecological changes brought about by changing climates...

The Priceless Deeps

The Evolution of the Earth Deep fires raged in the heart within, intense heat had triggered off a number of reactions. Atoms were combining and recombining in fast chemical reactions. A variety of new molecules were being synthesised. This was...