Category: Environment

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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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IPCC: Who are they? Why are they important?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the leading international body for the assessment of climate change. It was established by the...
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Urban Heat Islands: from causes to solution!

The Urban Heat Islands can be defined as any urban area which has the tendency to be warmer than a surrounding rural/lesser developed area. Some of th...
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All about Green Bench and The Kyoto Mechanism

Environmental pollution has become a global problem. Hence, every country developed or developing are putting emphasis on ways to minimize the environ...
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Some important environmental laws: We must be aware!

To protect the environment from degradation by human activities, it is necessary to enforce environmental laws. The legal control for the protection o...
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The Academic Mantra: Environmental Education is the future!

The Academic Mantra 2014 is: Go for environmental studies and serve better than just an aware bearer of the problem, contribute in making a change. Fo...
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POLLUTION AND CONSERVATON OF ENVIRONMENT

The development of civilization and rapid industrialization by man has caused a great damage to the ecosystem. Things have worsened because no attenti...
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Water and Industrial Pollution

Water Pollution of surface and ground waters is largely a problem in the wake of rising population, rapid urbanization and industrlization. The large-...
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THERMAL POLLUTION

Thermal Pollution is an offshoot of rapid urbanization and unplanned industrialization with a heavy demand on thermal power palnts. Thermal Pollution ...
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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF MINING

Mining, as we know, is the extraction of minerals and ores from the Earth. It is a vital sector of our economy, just next to agriculture. Mining helps...