Environment Initiatives : Few Good Steps for a Happier Future

Our earth is at a very crucial stage. From this position, only we can make sure that where would our future go? Few Authorities and Initiatives are trying their most to save our earth & environment. INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF FORESTS 2011 The United Nations declared the year 2011 as the International Year of Forests to raise awareness and strengthen the…

Green Technology – Why it is the time to be Green?

What is the Need of Clean Technology? Why Not? There is a desperate need to meet the challenges caused by climate change and environmental degradation. In the past, it was the entrepreneurial spirit that contributed most to the innovations with far-reaching benefits. Besides, scientists from outside the industry innovated technologies like steam power, the railways, telegraph, radios and telephone, petroleum,…

10 Most Endangered Rivers

A report from World Wild Fund For Nature lists following Rivers as the most endangered rivers.   1.Salween, Nujiang or Nu River Location: Shared by China, Myanmar and Thailand. It flows from the Tibetan Plateau. Major Threat: Dams made on it. 2. La Plata Location: It crosses five countries in South America. Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay & Bolivia. Major Threat:…

Radioactive Pollution

What is Radioactive Pollution? Radioactive Substances and nuclear radiations (i.e., alpha, beta & gamma-particles) produced during nuclear reactions, affect our environment adversely and thus radioactive pollution is created. Sources of Radioactive Pollution Low level radioactive liquid wastes, radioactive gaseous wastes & dusts are released during nuclear explosions. Effects of Radioactive Pollution I. The radioactive gaseous wastes are injected into the…