Series title: Sustainable Energy- for India’s Energy Security Windmills are a fascinating sight! A pleasing and placid sight of churning blades against a setting sun is enough to kindle the hearts of all travellers. But seldom do we recognise that a single rotation of the wind blade can churn out power in terms of MW […]
Series title: Sustainable Energy- for India’s Energy Security There was a peculiar Advertisement about an energy drink some time ago on our television sets. The sun, with its wicked eyes, drains energy with a straw from a school boy playing cricket. An inverse of this animated advertisement: the human civilization sucking energy from the sun’s […]
Series title: Sustainable Energy- for India’s Energy Security There is a famous adage – “If you want to test the real character of a man, then just give him power”. Tweaking few words, it can be tailored to depict the current scenario – “ If you want to test the real character of a man, […]
In our day-to-day digital lives, we tend to be efficient. Our activities demonstrate that. We segregate files, classifying it meticulously in folders, scanning for viruses, clearing unwanted photos, videos, files and chats and sending it to bin. We even clear our “Recycle bin” isn’t it? It gives a sense of happiness when our laptops and […]
Divided We Fall – This quote doesn’t stop just with political movements, it also applies to the most miraculous entity – LIFE. Earth is a h(e)aven for boundless number of species. But the survival of a single species is hugely dependent on other organisms and the relationship they share; be it symbiotic, parasitic or prey-predator. […]
Earth Day was instrumental in setting up of USEPA – Environmental Protection Agency which took measures to prevent degradation of environment. This movement has gained significance due to the complexity and consequences of problem we are facing-Climate Change. Large Scale Deforestation, unscrupulous burning of fossil fuels, usage of chemicals with high ODP – Ozone Depleting Potential, huge emission of Green House Gases, unsustainable use of natural resources have led to severe environmental degradation affecting a wide range of organisms.
I believe WE, the human beings are the epitome of the word “development”. The development rate during industrial era is something unprecedented. With 8.7 million species (and still a lot to be uncovered), Homo sapiens have carved a niche for themselves. Such was man’s dominance that it lead to creation of a new age – […]