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OVERFISHING – Wake up call!

For centuries, our seas and oceans have been considered a limitless source of biodiversity and food. However, increasing fishing efforts over the last...
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Solar energy and the environment

We all have a basic idea about what solar energy is and why it is being increasingly acknowledged as the best source of conventional energy available....
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Bio-fuels and the future world

We all have heard about bio-fuels but what exactly are they? Bio-fuels are fuels utilized in their liquid form which are derived from materials such a...
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E-Waste and the environment

Advancement in technology and development of new electronic gadgets and appliances has made our everyday life more comfortable and secure. It has made...
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Urban Sprawl: How it Works

Urban sprawl can be easily understood as the spreading of a city or its suburbs. Also known as sprawl or suburban sprawl, it often involves the constr...
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Pesticide Drift

The goal of all applications of pesticides is to reach a specific site and initiate action there. But, this is not always possible. Some pesticides ma...
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Environmental impacts of Meat Consumption

Being a vegetarian will help prevent animal cruelty for obvious reasons but are you aware of the environmental consequences of a meat-eating diet? If ...
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Plastic Recycling codes

Have you ever wondered what does the following sign on a plastic bottle mean?   It is a recycling symbol or a PIC (plastic Identification Code), ...
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Whaling in Antarctic

Weighing up to 80 tons and almost twice the length of a school bus, the massive fin whale known as the greyhound of the sea for its swimming speed was...
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Reusing plastic bottles

Everyone is well aware about the massive destruction of the environment by the hands of humans. This has led to new inventions and origin of innovativ...