Endosulfan- To ban or not to ban

Lately, all political parties seemed to have joined the bandwagon and everybody wants Endosulfan to be banned. Let us see whether it truly deserves to be banned. (Read more about the ban on endosulfan in India) Endosulfan is an off patent insecticide that is widely30

Green marketing

Green marketing, put simply is the marketing of products that have a green tag to them and have been prepared using sustainable environmental practice and are considered environmentally safe. One traditional problem associated with green marketing is that it sometimes asks consumers to forego something30

The Story of Endosulfan in India

The Supreme Court of India refused to lift the ban on manufacture, sale and use of pesticide ‘Endosulfan’ but has considered the industry’s request to export the existing stock.  Responding on a PIL filed by the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI), the pesticide was30

Earth’s water distribution and Indian scenario

“Water is life”. It is a unique natural resource among all sources available on  earth.  No life form can be sustained without water on the planet. It is essential for all the important activities like food production, industries like energy, production and manufacturing. It plays30

Water scarcity and India

If the next world war happens; it may well be triggered by water scarcity across the continents. It has been already found that the third of the world is suffering from water shortages.  Increasing demand for water with rapidly growing rate of population, inadequate rainfall,30

Greenland Ice Sheet- Melting of the Arctic Landmark

Greenland Ice sheet melted the most last year, in over fifty years according to a study by US scientists. “The world continues to warm,” the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said in a briefing paper for reporters. “Multiple indicators, same bottom-line conclusion: consistent and unmistakable30

High Altitude Lake: Nachiketa Tal

The aquatic ecosystems are extremely important to mankind as they have several uses including drinking water supply, irrigation, navigation, recreation etc. and also serve as sources of organic productivity. Water may be stagnant in the form of lakes, ponds, pools etc. Lakes are naturally formed30

Indian Monsoon

The Indian Monsoon

Monsoon is a season of joy for many because monsoons provide relief from the sultry hot summer and lead the way for greenery all around us. Monsoons are very important for farmers as well as this is the season which determines how successful a crop30