Environment awareness Tag

Soot or Black Carbon (BC) is the reminiscence of incomplete combustion of fossil fuels, biofuels, and biomass. This emission often tends to contain aerosol which can be extremely harmful to the aquatic environment. BC contributes to the acceleration of sea ice melting in the Arctic. Scientists from all over the world are trying to figure out strategies to change this situation.   Aron Stubbins, a professor of...

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starbucks on wheels, the new go to place to get coffee.

Starbucks on wheels, yay or nay? Northeastern Dining rolled out a Starbucks bike, last fall. The bike serves 16-ounce cups of Nitro Cold Brew coffee for $4.99. It can hold nine gallons of Nitro Cold Brew (three 3-gallon kegs), which is infused with nitrogen as it pours out of the tap, giving the coffee a thick, foamy top.   Snell squad is one of the busiest places...

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Often, the poor are more prone to airborne diseases for not having enough money to afford proper living and access to quality healthcare. Various airborne diseases like tuberculosis and respiratory infections like pneumonia tend to attack the people who dwell in poor living conditions. Clean water, lack of food, and lack of proper sanitation can also prove to be fatal. This issue is often overlooked by the people belonging...

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climate change

The effects of climate change are being observed everywhere. There are severe heat waves, sea levels are rising, there is an increase in the occurrence of wildfires, and many regions are experiencing extreme weather events. Some years ago, these consequences of global warming were preventable, but now we have to face the reality of global warming and its impacts as our elected leaders and policymakers...

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Nature is the best defence against natural disasters

Natural disasters are not an uncommon phenomenon. We see them every day in one form or another, be it hurricanes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes or forest fires. Over time, we also have developed many defences against them or to minimise the damage as much as possible. However, what we fail to understand is that nature is self-sufficient in itself. If it can destroy, it also...

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capitalism

Capitalism and climate change have been topics of discussion capable of both inspiring and overwhelming the masses. After numerous discussions, political meetings, proposals, and planned actions humans still stand at “work under progress”. Climate change can be considered as a sum total of all environmental problems that humans have to deal with in current times. With the early news of ice-free arctic by 2050, the...

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Anaesthetics are often defined as compounds that induce a loss of consciousness in humans or loss of righting reflex in animals. Clinical definitions are also extended to include an induced coma that causes a lack of awareness of painful stimuli, sufficient to facilitate surgical applications in clinical and veterinary practice. General anaesthetics do not act as analgesics and should also not be confused with sedatives....

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