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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 Sustainable forest management, conservation and developement of all types of trees for the benefit of current and future generations. The…

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

What is the 'Need' of the, "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, the automobile, computer, internet etc. Yet the role of entrepreneurial innovation in addressing environmental problems has received relatively little…

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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: Dams and Navigation. 3. Danube Location: 19 European Countries. Major Threat: Navigation 4. Rio Grande Location: Border of US &…

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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 upper layer of atmosphere where, due to cooling they condense to fine-dust particles and thus Radioactive Cloud is formed. This…