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The Pollution Demon and What We Can Do About It

Industrial Pollution

“Grow Now, Clean Up Later” Just Won’t Work Indians are drowning, choking and gasping in a miasma of pollution. Our waterbodies, cities, towns, villages – even the very air we breathe – are increasingly getting more fetid due to the negligence and ignorance of our crushing population. The single word “pollution” is an umbrella term […]

Effect of Population on Water Quality

Effect of Population on Water Quality The most limited resource is water. Though it covers over three fourth of the earth’s surface, freshwater is only 2% of that, and most of it is frozen in glaciers and polar ice caps. As population density increases, the demand for the limited freshwater also increases. Increase in population […]

Water Crisis

Water is the most important natural resource on the earth’s surface. It is essential for sustaining life and for all human activities such as drinking and household purposes, livestock farming, agricultural and industrial purposes. Owing to climate change and absence of rainfall in the recent years there is a shortage in the supply of potable […]

Water Pollution: How, Why, What

Pollution,

Urgent action needed to cleanse India’s lakes and rivers When academician Ismail Serageldin warned in 1995 that the wars of this century would be fought over water, he may as well have referred to India. Water pollution has had, and continues to have, a devastating effect on the health of humans, animals and ultimately the […]