Eco-Preservation : Water Pollution in China : Gallery

Growing cities, overuse of fertilizers and factory wastewater have degraded China’s water supplies to the extent that half the nation’s rivers and lakes are severely polluted. China aims to spend $850 billion to improve filthy water supplies over the next decade, but even such huge outlays may do little to reverse damage caused by decades…

Documentary : Pollution : The Science Guy (must watch)

This episode doesn’t stink, even though it’s about pollution. Dirty water, land, and air are a result of pollution. People are the only animals on Earth that make pollution. Garbage, burning fuel, chemicals, sewage, oil, and pesticides are all human-made things that make the Earth’s atmosphere, water, and soil unclean. Humans are even leaving trash…

Eco-preservation : Chinese Air Pollution affects Japan and Korea

  Buildings in the western Japanese city of Osaka, some 2,250 kilometers (1,400 miles) southeast of Beijing, are shrouded in dense smog Wednesday, February 26, 2014 a day after parts of northern China suffered a sixth straight day of severe pollution. The readings of particulate matter known as PM2.5, a key measure of pollution reached…

Crafts & Creativity: Multi-Talented Preethi Venugopal

Can you make flowers from plastic bags and tulips from sock? Yes, it is possible! Preethi Venugopal – a civil engineer from Bangalore, India inspires us with that creativity in her to make flowers from plastic bags, even tulips from nylon sock.  Preethi is currently on a sabbatical. She was interested in crafts right from her school…

Know : Long list of Petroleum based Products

The environmental impact of petroleum has been often negative because it is toxic to almost all forms of life. The possibility of climate change exists. Petroleum, commonly referred to as oil, is closely linked to virtually all aspects of present society, especially for transportation and heating for both homes and for commercial activities.  One 42-gallon barrel of oil creates 19.4 gallons of…

Eco-preservation : Alas! This many Environmental Issues Exist?

How many Environmental Issues are you aware of? This list will definitely exceed your known  list of issues. Just click the issue to know what it is all about. (Permalinks to wiki) Climate change Global warming Global dimming Fossil fuels Sea level rise Greenhouse gas Ocean acidification Shutdown of thermohaline circulation Environmental impact of the coal…

Alert! : Antarctica Icecream… for Kids

May be this will convey kids, what will happen if Antarctica Melts…. – Words by Din Related articles Magical Antarctica (nhillgarth.com) Underlying ocean melts ice shelf, speeds up glacier movement (sciencedaily.com) West Antarctica ice sheet existed 20 million years earlier than previously thought (sciencedaily.com) Spy satellite data reveal vulnerability of East Antarctica Ice Sheet (nbcnews.com)…

Plastic Story Series-1 : India, USA and Oceans

Plastic Story in India “We are sitting on a plastic time bomb,” the Supreme Court said on Wednesday after the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) informed it that India generates 56 lakhtonnes of plastic waste annually, with Delhi accounting for a staggering 689.5 tonnes a day. “Total plastic waste which is collected and recycled in the country is estimated…

Its not about SEX… but please watch!! (it deserves)

Obscene the title? Yes it was shared as like that on Facebook by someone in my network. I was trying to ignore it thinking a spam like-seeking post, I have noticed 47,314 people  liking it, 129,915 shares and 8,440 comments. After viewing the video I felt it deserves a sharing here. Please view it and share with all. The…

Slums Of Chennai : Needs Action

Saidapet – a place you may not find in the map of India, but definitely you might have come across even if you visited Chennai once. It is one of the busiest areas of Chennai, where the busiest Mount Road is. Adyar River once upon a time river, now a drainage canal irrigates city’s concrete…