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DEFORESTATION

It was a fine Sunday evening. Anita just finished her supper at a local hotel near her apartment. Usually, she sees at least seven loads of lorries carrying chopped wood and branches during that time. She always wonders why people cut trees.  The above-said example is what deforestation is all […]

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Chernobyl – A lost nuclear

Most of us know what Chernobyl is and why it is so dangerous.  On 26 April 1986, an accident occurred in Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, causing the largest nuclear disaster in the history of humanity. Single-handedly, this disaster had a massive scale impact on humans, wildlife, global warming, forests and […]

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Carbon Offsetting

Carbon offsetting is a crucial term for companies with carbon emissions. In simple words, it is a distraction placed by companies to avoid the reality of their actions. Carbon offsetting is a theoretical concept wherein carbon emissions cancelled by the planting of trees. The practicality of this theory is far […]

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Food Waste

Food waste or food loss is the food that is not eaten. There are countless reasons for food loss or waste and they happen all the way in the food system, during production, processing, distribution, retail, and consumption. Global food waste and loss account for one-third and one-half of all […]

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CONTAMINATION OF WATER

CONTAMINATION OF WATER Water is an  inorganic, transparent, tasteless, odorless and nearly colorless chemical substance, which is the main constituent of Earth’s hydrosphere and the fluids of all known living organism . It is vital for all known forms of life, even though it provides no calories or organic nutrients. Its chemical formula is H2O, meaning that each of […]

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Green Cities

A green city is a city focused on sustainability. Scientific American stated, green cities” lessen their environmental impacts by reducing waste, expanding recycling, lowering emissions, increasing housing density while expanding open spaces, and encouraging the development of essential local businesses”. Such cities take the basic tenets of sustainable design and […]

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BIOPLASTIC MADE FROM CACTUS JUICE

The manufacture of biodegradable plastics results in far less environmental pollution when compared to plastics made from petroleum. When biodegradable plastics break down, they do so into harmless, nontoxic elements. They produce only 32 percent of the greenhouse gases that are emitted by petroleum-based plastics. Sandra Pascoe, researcher at the University of the Valley of Atemajac in Mexico, developed […]

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Eco-Friendly Beauty Salon

Given below are some tips for going green at a beauty salon- Sell and use only recyclable products- 16 billion pounds of plastic leaks to ocean water yearly. Due to the increasing world population, this number will go higher and higher. Plastic in our oceans has harmful effects not only […]

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