How to Prevent Soil Erosion? Traditional and Modern Methods

What is Soil Erosion? Among the many types of soil degradation, soil erosion is one of the most common one and is often frequently associated with many other environmentally degrading activities like deforestation, clearing of land for cultivation, flooding and excessive water runoff etc. to name a few. In short, soil erosion means that the […]

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What Is Environmental-Consciousness And Why Is It Important?

What is ‘Eco-consciousness’? What does it mean? Environmental consciousness, is also known as eco-consciousness or environmental awareness.It is a term used for activities or steps taken by keeping the environment in mind. Whether it means learning about the environment and various factors affecting it, educating masses and raising awareness. Not only just being mindful, it […]

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Transforming Gilgit: Sustainable Development and Conservation

As a student, researcher, and environmental activist residing in Gilgit-Baltistan, specifically in the environmentally impacted city of Gilgit, I have observed firsthand the dramatic degradation of my hometown. Once an idyllic green city adorned with a network of pristine water streams originating from glaciers, Gilgit has transformed into a bustling hub burdened by overpopulation and […]

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Climate Change And Environmental Issues Psychological Impact

Introduction: With the increasing talk about environmental issues and risks of climate change, there has been a reported increase in anxiety and feeling of despair among people old enough to understand what it means for the future of humans on Earth. An increase in disasters, rapid regional temperature changes, rainfall pattern shifts and other natural […]

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Beauty Products And Their Negative Impact On The Environment

Link Between the Beauty Industry and Environment: At first glance the beauty industry does not seem to significantly have any contribution to the environment and its degradation. However, there is a strong link between both due to the plastic packaging, synthetic chemicals and most importantly their improper disposal. Beauty products in general are made of […]

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Impact Of Nuclear Weapons On The Environment

Introduction: Nuclear Weapons and Warfare There is no doubt that Nuclear weapons used in military actions and warfare have no positive impact. Whether that be in terms of environment or humans in general. These result in widespread devastation, killing all wildlife and eradicating all vegetation for miles. They are even more negative effects of nuclear […]

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Environmental Impact of Intense Agriculture In Netherlands

Introduction: Netherlands is the second largest agricultural producer in the world at second only to the US. The Netherlands is famous for exporting cheese, flowers, tomatoes and even vegetables and beer. In addition, The Netherlands is also the biggest meat exporter in Europe and has around 4 million cows, 13 million pigs and 104 million […]

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Environmental Protection Vs. Economic Development Conflict

Environment VS Economic Development – What it means? Economic development entails the steps taken to improve the living standards and over all well being of the people. It includes, better infrastructure, creating job opportunities for the public, implementing and maintaining safety, hygiene and sanitation standards. Basically all the policies and actions that lead to a […]

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