Category Archives: Environment

Importance of Oxygen

Oxygen is an important element in the atmosphere without which we cannot live. The word oxygen comes from the Greek words, ‘Oxus’ meaning ‘acid’ and ‘Gennan’ meaning ‘generate’. Obviously, we are all aware of that fact. Do you think that there is no other use of oxygen in our lives? Actually, pure oxygen has a… Read More »

Importance of photosynthesis

Photosynthesis – For The Existence of Life on Earth Everyone might be aware of the term ‘Photosynthesis’. Other than as a chemical process happening within the green plants, have you ever amused about the role it plays in our lives? It’s quite obvious that no one would like to waste their time and energy thinking… Read More »

Benefits of afforestation

We cut down anywhere between 7-10 billion trees a year and estimates show that there are close to 400 billion trees that exist on this earth and if you do the math then you’ll know that it not such a long time before we cut down all trees, not more than two life times at… Read More »

Importance of birds

We humans take a lot of things for granted in our lives and these things that we take granted for though beneficial to our everyday lives are ignored and never looked into too much. One such thing we never care to think twice about are the birds that accommodate this planet along with us and… Read More »

Importance of animals

We have lived with them ever since the first homo sapiens opened its eyes in the prehistoric world. We are talking about the animals, of course. Even though many of us humans would refuse to acknowledge the as living, breathing beings that walk among us and have as much right on this world as we… Read More »

Importance of environment

Throughout the advancement of human civilization, urbanization has been held to be the key to and the parameter of development. Every country around the world is struggling to meet this standard of development, and as a result, a huge section of the world has become urbanized. In order to make urbanization possible, forests have been… Read More »

Importance of bees

When we talk about ecosystem and how it needs to be maintained we talk about our role, and the role played by a wide variety of animals and birds. Generally, we do not take a very close look at the role insects play in making the word a livable pace. They, however are quietly- and… Read More »

Importance of forest

21st March is celebrated as the International Day of Forests. This is the day that we commemorate one of the most diverse and most important natural resource that we have: the vast woodlands that once covered the earth, and are now fast disappearing. Indeed, it is alarming at how fast the forest cover of the… Read More »

Importance of solid waste management

Solid waste consists of municipal waste, biohazard waste, industrial waste, and biomedical waste. Given the ever increasing population of the world, it all adds up to a gigantic collection of waste materials that end up polluting the land and the water bodies. While the developed countries do have a system in place to deal with… Read More »

Importance of nature

Imagine a world where there are no trees, no blue skies, no birds, and no animals. If this Earth we live in had indeed been a place like that, we would probably never have seen it, because we would not have existed at all. Humans are very much a part of nature, even though we… Read More »