Air Pollution – Solutions
The environment will continue to deteriorate until pollution practices are abandoned. …
Air Pollution-II. Particulate Matter
PM stands for particulate matter (also called particle pollution): It is the sum of all solid particles and liquid droplets found suspended in the air. These complex mixtures include both organic ( mainly natural hydrocarbons and synthetic organic compounds) and inorganic particles( usually heavy metal elements like lead and mercury and other toxic non-HC compounds), dust,…
Decluttering – New year Resolution
Minimalism, it seems,is thriving in this land of excess. In a culture where abundance is hailed, richness is dazzling to hurt the hearts and heaving wardrobes are proudly displayed, “less is more” is perhaps like an oasis. This year I have decided not to buy unnecessary things, clothes, books, decorative items. I will pretend as…
Great goals make great people
Great goals make great people. Set your aim. Plan your life. Make a beautiful society. Teach the youth. Youth is future of nation. Make every citizen responsible to build a great nation. This article is about the importance of having an aim of life.
Lead is Poison
Lead (or Pb in the periodic table) is a naturally occurring heavy metal that is found in the Earth’s crust. Humans have used lead in various applications for hundreds of years without knowing the health hazards of lead. The main natural sources of lead are mining, soil erosion, volcanic eruptions, sea sprays and bush fires. …
Anniversary Note on Plastics and BPA
Exactly one year back, I started my blog site- happy space created to share my random feelings. I could post regularly for few months and as it happens with a busy life, the chord got broken one day. I regret that. Recently we came across World Earth Day on 22nd April, the internet was flooded…
How to recycle water: few tips.
Yesterday, we had the first shock of the year: Cape Town confronts the looming ‘Day Zero’ water crisis! What is day zero? The day (April 22, 2018) the major city of South Africa will run out of potable water. Now, as a precautionary measure, only 87 litres of water per person is permitted, and…
The ‘clutch’ of consumerism
The stories roaming around the corners nowadays are mostly about the crimes committed by teenagers or minors. I am getting perturbed by this kind of news as I am directly related to the young generation as a mentor. A few days back we had to deal with an incident where a senior student stabbed a…
Recreate out of wastes.
“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” ~Vincent Van Gogh “There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who, with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.” ~Pablo Picasso There is an infinite number of…
Flood Safety Tips: What to do during a flood?
What continued on this Earth from the beginning? FLOOD. What is a Flood? Flooding is a temporary overflowing of water into a land which is normally dry. It can happen due to varying number of causes such as a cloud burst, very heavy rainfall or snowmelt, coastal storms, hurricane, waterway overflow, drains being blocked due to…