COVID research: Humans are making a healthier relationship with nature

Human and Nature

Humans have returned to the traditional method of nature interaction amid the covid-19 outbreak. On the contrary, negative human interaction with nature and the ecosystem led to the coronavirus outbreak in the first place. There are three sides to looking over this pandemic. Firstly, during this pandemic, the people living in rural areas benefited from … Read moreCOVID research: Humans are making a healthier relationship with nature

COVID-19 Self Assessment Tool –

The coronavirus has changed how we work, play and learn. How are you dealing with these sudden and dramatic changes to how we live? There is so much confusion and anxiety about who’s more at risk for coronavirus. I read these questions in The New York Times: What if you do have some of the … Read moreCOVID-19 Self Assessment Tool –

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Stay Safe


COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. Stay at home if you have coronavirus symptoms Stay at home if you have either: a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure … Read moreCoronavirus (COVID-19) – Stay Safe

Trees are crying badly – Australia Fires

Australia burning

Australia’s famous eucalyptus trees have helped spread the bushfires which have raged for months. Also known as the gum tree, these forests are some of the most flammable in the world. How do eucalyptus trees spread fires? Eucalyptus trees cover more than three-quarters of Australia’s forested area and almost all of the hundreds of species … Read moreTrees are crying badly – Australia Fires

The Safest Water Bottle to Drink From

drinking water

Many people refill single-use plastic bottles (Plastic #1, PET) as a cheap way to carry water. That bottle was bought with water in it in the first place – what can go wrong? While a single refill in a freshly drained bottle probably will not cause any problem, there can be some issues when it … Read moreThe Safest Water Bottle to Drink From

No more single-use plastic – Plastic Ban

single use plastic

India is likely to impose a nationwide ban on plastic bags, cups, small bottles, straws and some types of sachets next month as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s efforts to reduce use of pollution-causing, single-use plastic. What is single-use plastic? Single-use plastics are often referred to as disposal plastics (read that as products that … Read moreNo more single-use plastic – Plastic Ban

Land Pollution – Destruction of Earth’s Land


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

Pollution’s Effects on Animals

Pollution effect on animals

According to the American Heritage Science Dictionary, pollution is defined as, “the contamination of air, water or soil by substances that are harmful to living organisms.” Humans are obviously affected by pollution, as seen by disease like asthma or cancer—but animals are victim to its effects too. Many species have experienced pollution events that have … Read morePollution’s Effects on Animals

Effects of Water Pollution

Human Health We all drink water that comes from a source: this may be a lake or local river. In countries that have poor screening and purification practices, people often get water-borne disease outbreaks such as cholera and tuberculosis. Every year, there are an estimated 3–5 million cholera cases and 100,000–120,000 deaths due to cholera. … Read moreEffects of Water Pollution

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?