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Have you ever imagined why life exists on the Earth? Do you know why we feel more energetic on a sunny day than a rainy day or cloudy day? Do you know why the Hindus worship the Sun? In scientific and geographic terms Sun is none other than a “star” that is composed of gases. …

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Today is the World Environment Day. June 5th is celebrated as World Environment Day since 1974. The motto behind celebrating environment day is to spread awareness among common people, to understand the importance of environment and its diversity, to understand the dependence of humans on the environment, etc. I have always been talking about environment, …

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In today’s world of modern society, various chemical compounds are present in the environment such as sulfur oxides, nitrogen oxides, carbon oxides, particulate matter (PM), etc emitted from the vehicles, industries, agricultural practices and burning of fossil fuels. These gaseous forms of chemical compounds constitute the air pollution and damage the flora, fauna and the …

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In my recent post on Plants and Air Pollution, I have given a general idea about how plants are also affected by air pollution as we humans. For some, it might be a new concept but for environmentalists its a well known fact. I am here to provide you all with a more detailed idea …

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Plants are an important part of our environment and the ecosystem. Plants are considered as the natural sink to the carbon dioxide and generator of oxygen. Trees are reported to be efficient filters of air borne particles because of their large size. Without plants, life on the Earth seems impossible. Plants keep us alive. The …

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Hello Readers, I have started a new series of random clicks and will share few clicks from my phone’s camera. I am not a pro photographer, just a beginner. Birds and flowers are my love objects when it comes to photography. I like capturing beautiful scenery, flowers, water, birds, lake, etc. Here are few of …

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Since I have talked so much about air pollution in my previous posts, its my duty to introduce a term to you all that it “Air Quality Index” or AQI. Now, some of you might be aware of it or might have heard about it somewhere. Today I am going to elaborate this term. What …

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Air pollution is a topic of concern these days. Air pollution is everywhere both indoors and outdoors. Air pollutants have deteriorated the ambient air quality. I have explained about Air Pollution in details in my previous post. The sources of air pollution is explained in another post. The types of air pollution has also been …

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Whatever we do on daily basis has an impact on the ecosystem and overall environment. Human activities determine the health of the environment. With the advancement of human well being we are getting more and more away from nature. Various types of pollutions such as air pollution, water pollution, noise pollution, soil pollution, radioactive pollution, …

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In the previous blog post, I have given a brief introduction about a traditionally important plant Aloe vera. Aloe vera is a plant of tremendous therapeutic benefits and is used in herbal products and cosmetics for skin care and hair care. The medicinal benefits of Aloe vera is known for centuries and it has an …

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