What you need to know about smog

smog

Smog is a serious problem that poses risk to human health and the environment. It also causes property damage. Urban populace continuously deals with it day by day. Learn about its facts and how to minimize the effects of smog. Smog is a term coined from the words smoke and fog. It was first used …

What is ocean acidification?


Ocean acidification is the ongoing reduction in the basicity of the earth’s ocean as a result of the uptake of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere over an extended period. Global warming, as we all are aware of, is one of the major concerns that the present generation has to deal with.  It is primarily …

Why are mangroves important?


Mangroves are often called coastal bioshield because of its crucial role in the ecological system. They provide a safe refuge for aquatic organisms, protects mankind from storm surge, and secures economic livelihood of coastal communities. At the same time, mangroves significantly facilitates in moving organic matter and energy from the land  to marine ecosystems. What …