Landuse map of Kaligad catchment

Application of remote sensing and GIS in micro-watershed management -Part 4

Return to Part 1,  Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 Table -4 Area distribution on the basis of landuse classes Sl No. Landuse Area in hectares 1 Agriculture land 478.659 2 Dense Forest 548.937 3 Medium Forest 380.061 4 Open Forest 281.40 5 Scrub 134.021 6 River 21.606 TOTAL 1844.37 Table no.-5 Area distribution on…

Five Largest Wastewater Treatment Plants in the World

Wastewater treatment is something of a growing necessity. Whilst we’re all striving to turn our lives, homes and businesses into something that protects the environment instead of damaging it, the wastewater output of our industries is something that will always be a threat, and as such we must tackle it as fiercely as necessary to…

The Anaerobic Digestion Guide: A Sustainable Solution for Future Farming

Green initiatives are currently bombarding us, everywhere we look we’re being told how to shrink that carbon footprint, reduce emissions and work towards a cleaner tomorrow, with an increasing sense of urgency. The thing we’re not often told is, is it all actually working? Are our efforts really contributing and are these solutions really the…

E-Cigaratte

Cigarettes – Bad for the Environment, Bad For You

Every day, we do little things that can harm the environment. Whether it’s throwing out plastic bags without recycling them or leaving the heating on after you’ve gone out, it’s the little things that can make a big carbon footprint. One thing that’s often overlooked at as harm to the environment is smoking. Everyone knows…

Watch your step…by which I mean your carbon footprint

During the late 90s and early 2000s it became incredibly important for companies to be seen to be green; more and more businesses tried to reduce their carbon footprint by a significant amount and received plenty of kudos for their efforts. However, when the banking crisis hit in 2008, and the subsequent global economic downturn…

5 Wacky Alternative Forms of Energy

We all know that alternative energy is a hot topic for the future. Fossil fuels won’t last forever, so what new options does the world of science and technology have lined up for us? Here is a look at five of the wackier forms of alternative energy currently being investigated. Good Old-Fashioned Muscle Power Forget…

Green Building

Green Home: Make your Home Environment Friendly

Global warming has become such a sensitive issue that  awareness for the same has spread rapdily all over the word. In order to save the planet, there are several measures also being taken which will definitely be beneficial in spreading the message further. Of all the mitigation measures, going green is certainly one of the…

Denmark Reaches Solar Power Goal Eight Years Early

Denmark set a goal to build up a capacity of 200 MW in solar power by 2020. Even though this clearly was an ambitious for a country of this size, it turns out that the goal is already reached – eight years before planned. Denmark is not a country where there`s an abundance of sun. …