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Desertification

Human activities such as deforestation, overgrazing, poor soil conservation, etc. have led to the transformation of regions with initially fertile lan...
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Hydertrophication

Hydertrophication (or eutrophication) is caused when an excess of nutrients (natural or artificial substances) is present in a water body. Although eu...
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Waste Management – Solutions and Its Importance

It seems the more we create the more we throw away. Early humans did not produce as much garbage as modern humans. During the pre-modern era, most of ...
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How to Reduce Our Plastic Usage

In the modern world, we are surrounded by plastic. It is lightweight, has high strength and is easy to process, which is probably why it is seen in pr...
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Acid Rain: Causes, Effects and Solutions

The term ‘acid rain’ can refer to any form of wet or dry precipitation that contains unusually high and thus dangerous amounts of acids such as su...
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The Carbon Crisis, Carbon Credits & Its Market

The massively beneficial developments that have occurred in various sectors of our existence since the Industrial Revolution, while vastly improving t...
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Carbon Capture and Sequestration: Biotic vs Abiotic

Carbon sequestration and capture is the process of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and putting it into long-term storage. This method can ...
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Ocean Acidification: Another Disaster We Caused

In the past two centuries, there has been an increase in industrial and agricultural activities of humans and large advancements in technology which w...
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The Great Smoke: The Wake-Up Call of 1952

It was, by all means, just another early December day in 1952 London. There was a heavy smog cast over the city that lasted four days, till 9th Decemb...
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The ocean cries, fishes population goes down

We all know that rapid industrialisation and technological advancement in the last few decades have caused severe environmental consequences, but one ...