Every year when the monsoons roll along, we are reminded of Mumbai’s sheer lack of effective and well-managed sanitation. And the rampant spread of diseases like dengue and diarrhoea that comes with inefficient sanitation.
Pollution is a problem which exists in every part of the developed and developing world which further causes harm to the ecosystem. Cleaning up of such contaminated sites is a must to nurture human health and environment.
Recent news regarding the pink bollworm epidemic in the cotton growing belt has left the cotton growing belt of Maharashtra aghast and disappointed. The recent farmer deaths have been attributed to the illicit use of pesticides as a last ditch effort to save their crop from the pink bollworm attack.
It seems like the Trump administration is eager on undoing every policy put in place by the Obama administration, in this case, for the worse.
“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world”
We often wonder of the world beyond our skies, heavenly bodies and extra terrestrial life; but we seldom stop and think of the bountiful universe beneath our feet. We have this universe to thank, for the food we eat, the clean air we breathe, quite literally for our very existence. Along with organic matter, decaying material and inorganic components of the soil, are present billions of lively microbes that are responsible for the continuos replenishment of our soils.
In a country where women have reach the frontiers of space, basic necessities such as access to clean drinking water, toilets, basic education, fundamental knowledge and products for feminine hygiene are still unavailable to women in rural areas.
Animal husbandry has evolved since the dawn of human civilization. Rising demand for products and byproducts from animal husbandry is owed to the exponential increase in the global population. In order to meet these demands, animal husbandry professional have resorted to various practices to increase the yield. Just like us, animal health is governed not only by the feed that is provided to them, but also internally, by the millions of tiny microscopic beings residing within their gut.