What is ozone and why do we celebrate ozone day today ? Just as humans need sunblock, the Earth needs protection too. Earth’s sunscreen is called ozone. The ozone that protects us, and all life on Earth, from the Sun’s harmful UV radiation is high in the atmosphere, in the stratosphere. But there is also […]
A report from Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) says that the Indian urban population of 377 million (Census of India, 2011) generates around 1.5 Lakh metric tonnes of municipal solid waste per day. In 2017, with the urban population having risen, the amount of waste generated has also increased. Collection of municipal waste is one […]
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 – […]