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

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

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