Land Pollution – Destruction of Earth’s Land

land-pollution

What is land pollution? Land pollution is the deterioration (destruction) of the earth’s land surfaces, often directly or indirectly as a result of man’s activities and their misuse of land resources. It occurs when waste is not disposed of properly, or can occur when humans throw chemicals onto the soil in the form of pesticides, … Read moreLand Pollution – Destruction of Earth’s Land

Why is Amazon Forest burning up?

The Amazon forest is burning up at an alarming rate. Satellite images published by NASA show devastating fires in the Amazon between the borders of Paraguay and Brazil. The images come only a week after the director of Brazil’s National Space Research Institute (INPE) was dismissed by Jair Bolsonaro’s government in the midst of a controversy over … Read moreWhy is Amazon Forest burning up?

Amazon rainforest fire: G7 to release funds for fire-fighting planes

International leaders at the G7 summit have agreed to provide logistical and financial support to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest. French President Emmanuel Macron said G7 countries would release $22m (£18m). However, President Jair Bolsonaro said Mr Macron’s plan of an “alliance” to “save” the Amazon treated Brazil “as if we were a … Read moreAmazon rainforest fire: G7 to release funds for fire-fighting planes

What is Air Pollution?

Pollution is now a commonplace term, that our ears are attuned to. We hear about the various forms of pollution and read about it through the mass media. Air pollution is one such form that refers to the contamination of the air, irrespective of indoors or outside. A physical, biological or chemical alteration to the air in the … Read moreWhat is Air Pollution?

The Importance of Protecting Mother Earth

What is Mother Earth? Mother Earth is defined as “the earth considered as the source of all its living beings and inanimate things.” The expression of Mother Earth or sometimes called “Mother Nature” comes from ancient religious or mythical backgrounds. They spoke of their mothers and fathers who described and embodied the unknown or supernatural … Read moreThe Importance of Protecting Mother Earth

Indore garbage landfill site converted into garden

Planting Tree

Indore has converted its garbage landfill site into a garden with a composite plan of waste management through which the garbage is used to generate both fuel and manure. It strives to become a “zero landfill” and “garbage-free” city with eco-friendly disposal of garbage through the use of modern technology that includes a plant for … Read moreIndore garbage landfill site converted into garden