Phytoremediation- Solution to Contaminated Environment

Agricultural, military and industrial activities since long have contaminated the soil, surface and ground water around the world causing great stress to the ecosystem and the natural resources. It is important to get rid of these toxic chemicals for which different remediation methods are used. Remediation using the conventional techniques, are expensive and also disturb the natural fragile ecosystem, it is hence important to resort to environmentally sustainable technologies. One such efficient new age technology is phytoremediation. It is the40

Exxon Valdez oil spill

Bioremediation- The New Age Cleansing Technology of the Environment

Be it the Exxon-Valdez oil spill of 1989 or the more recent oil spill in Gulf of Mexico known as the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that began on 20th April in 2010, both spewed into the ocean tonnes of oil that greatly hampered the wildlife and their already vulnerable habitat. The volunteers who stepped into the movement of saving the wildlife endangered by the oil spill were also made to confront the toxic oil, hampering their health too. The method40

Dr Farooq Abdullah announces New Initiatives to bring Clean Cooking Technologies to Rural India

With the vision of enhancing the use of improved cookstove technologies, envisaged under the National Biomass Cookstove Programme (NBCP), Dr Farooq Abdullah, Minister of New and Renewable Energy inaugurated the India Clean Cookstove Forum 2013 organised jointly by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH operating on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Speaking on the occasion, Dr Farooq Abdullah said “increased use of clean and40


Why so much negligence towards Sustainable Environmental Practices?

India, the traditional hub of the world is always showing the sustainable path for achieving development with less damage incurred to Environment. No doubt we are eating chemicals traditionally, scientifically, chemically and biologically since ‘day one’. But it is ridiculous to learn that in the name of natural items, we are consuming chemicals like preservatives, colours, synthetic materials and different kinds of acids etc., We proudly claim that we are 21st century wizards of technology, yet are in a pathetic40

Tata Cleantech Capital Limited will offer financing and advisory services for potential green ventures

Cleantech refers any product or group of services that help in reducing energy consumption, waste, or environmental pollution. The term has become synonymous with groups targeting clean sources of energy and incorporating green practices in their ventures. With the growing sensitization of climate change and global warming, it is being given importance by even venture funds. The focus at present is to reduce production costs while minimizing wastes and generating less of pollution. It could range from wind, solar, biofuels, agriculture to even40