Noise Pollution is Killing Marine Life!

Hums and hoots, purrs and grunts, clicks and drums –a mellifluous orchestra plays underneath the surface of the sea. Marine animals like fish, whales, dolphins use sound i.e. high-frequency echolocation to forage, navigate through the water and to communicate with each other. They produce sound to locate their prey or predators in their vicinity. EvenRead More

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Microplastic Pollution is Ubiquitous!

Microplastics– this word has been gaining a lot of attention from the ecologists in recent time. With rising population, material consumption has exponentially grown in the last hundred years leading to the huge production of plastic. A consequence of anthropogenic plastic pollution, microplastics are small particles of plastic having a length of five millimetres orRead More

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How Climate Change & Pollutions are bringing diseases

One of the curses of rapid industrialization is “Environmental Pollution”. The commencement of industrial revolutions increases the burning of the fossil fuels which are considered as the major contributors to pollution. Rapid deforestation along with urbanization is adding fuel to this problem. Now, this problem of environmental pollution has reached the zenith and the globalRead More

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Environmental Pollution – Causes, Effects & Steps towards Sustainability

Environmental Pollution is considered as one of the greatest challenges which world is facing today. Though it has been existing since centuries but significant increase in its level was seen since the commencement of industrial revolution in the 19th century. As the time is passing, world is witnessing its increase day by day, causing irreparableRead More

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Climate Change & Desertification – Everything You Need To Know

Desertification is defined as the land degradation by which land becomes arider. Due to different factors like deforestation, drought, or improper/inappropriate agriculture, land losses its vegetation which is termed as desertification. Scientists are claiming that there has been an interconnection between climate change, global warming, and desertification. It has been published that desertification affects theRead More

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New Research Suggest that Cleaning Up Air Pollution May Strengthen Global Warming

There is no denying the fact that pollutants coming out from diesel automobiles, coal-fired power plants, factories, and the burning of forests are major contributors to smog. The new research has suggested that these aerosols helps to cool the climate by blocking incoming solar radiation. The new study is suggesting that the efforts to cleanRead More

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Renewable Energy – Most important things to learn

We all know what are our conventional, ‘main’ sources of energy… They are Non-renewable resources: fossil fuels like oil, coal and natural gas that take millions of years to form and, once used, take equal time to replenish. Not only do they take longer to reproduce than it takes to consume them, non-renewable resources causeRead More

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Electric Vehicles – Everything you need to know

Electric cars run on an engine that is powered by rechargeable batteries instead of petrol or diesel. The good part about it not running on the latter is that because it runs on batteries, electric cars are environment friendly vehicles. The technology, though has a lot of advantages, is fairly uncommon but is also gainingRead More

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Greenhouse Effect: How does it affect all of us

‘Greenhouse gas‘, we have been hearing about this term since school. Remember how air conditions would emit greenhouse gas ‘CFC’ and that we were supposed to not use them for the same reason? So greenhouse gas is just like many other gases in the atmosphere, but only with a twist. The gas absorbs energy withinRead More

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