According to World Health Organisation, every year, around 7 million people die prematurely from disease caused by air pollution. That is 800 people every hour, or 13 every minute, dying because of the dirty air they breathe.
“No race can prosper till it learns there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem”. – Bookert T. Washington Agriculture, ‘the backbone of our country’, holds its meaning ‘Activities on the Ground for Raising Intended Crops for Uplifting Livelihoods Through Use of Rechargeable Energies’, contributes a GDP of […]
Agricultural wastes are those that are left in the farm after harvest of final products. It is also called as Biomass waste. These include harvest trashes, weeds, wastes obtained from livestock, poultry, slaughter house and also agroindustrial wastes. In recent years the improper disposal of agricultural wastes are increasing day by day. Conventional agriculture was […]
Winter arrives hand-in-hand with air pollution in India and this winter is no exception. There are clamouring voices, particularly in the National Capital Region to take imminent measures to reduce and tackle air pollution. Few desperate measures such as penalising old vehicles, regulating unlawful construction measures and increased awareness and vigilance on stubble burning were […]
Every day around 93% of the world’s children under the age of 15 years (1.8 billion children) breathe air that is so polluted it puts their health and development at serious risk. Tragically, many of them die: WHO estimates that in 2016, 600,000 children died from acute lower respiratory infections caused by polluted air. A […]
One of the most common pieces that guarantee to uplift the look of homes is flowers. But for sure, you’d love them even better if they can serve a greater purpose–like purifying the air in your home. You may not realize it, but there’s a chance that the air that’s circulating inside your home is […]
Succeeding her first space flight, in 1997, the Haryana born wonder woman, Kalpana Chawla said, “The Ganges valley looked majestic, mind-boggling” when she viewed from the outer space. Imaginatively, had she been alive today, on a space mission, she would have seen burning fires, just the way the NASA’s Visible Earth site shows us. The […]
You might have known that air pollution will be severe in winter, How severe will it be ? And why it is so ? What is Smog ? SMOG – The science behind it Smog is a solid-liquid colloidal particle consisting of smoke and fog. This prevents the smoke from dispersing and making it to […]