Posts belonging to Category 'Conservation'

Renewable Energy

Renewable energy   Renewable energy sources worldwide at the end of 2006. Renewable energy is energy generated from natural resources—such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, and geothermal heat — which are renewable (naturally replenished). In 2006, about 18% of global final energy consumption came from renewables, with 13% coming from traditional biomass, such as wood-burning.Hydroelectricity […]

The Deforestation and Depletion of the Rainforest

Did anyone ever know that rainforests are denuded at the rate of 6,000 acres per hour? It is indeed a surprising fact that our green lands are abolished at such a rapid rate; and do people know what the detrimental effects could be? Well, the answer may be a mixture of a yes and a […]

Going Green. No Matter Your Take the Choice is Clear

Global warming. Controversial to say the very least. Scientists on both sides have mountains of evidence to suggest that humans are either having a devastating impact on the earth’s climate or it’s just the natural climate change like any number of other climate changes the earth has gone through in its history. Whichever side you […]

Deforestation and the Greenhouse Effect

The reason for deforestation is the demand for fuel, wood and paper products, cattle ranching, farming, mining and road construction. Half of all the trees cut down in the world are used for fuel. Burning wood is common in developing countries where there are often no readily-available alternatives. This in itself may not a huge […]

Queen of the Himalayas

The one land that all men desire to see, and having seen once-by even a glimpse would not give that glimpse for the shows of the rest of the world combined – is what Mark Twain said about natural beauty of some place. Although Kashmir with its gardens, lakes, mountains and pilgrim spots is known […]