Ambient Air, CANCER-CHECK: Ambient Air, Soil

AIRBORNE: DISPLACED RADIATION

The mid aged man retired to his rural hut after a day's job in the field. Though the skies had been cloudy for sometime, it had not rained in a while. The cold weather created a deception... An expectancy of what was not coming soon. 'Empty' clouds kept gathering everyday only creating hope which would… Continue reading AIRBORNE: DISPLACED RADIATION

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AIRBORNE: REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE

At times mantras meant to encourage us to be more environmentally proactive (like the one on this article's title) end up doing the exact opposite. Why? Because at times it seems as if they carry no immediate benefits. But that should not always be the case. So how do we draw value out of reducing,… Continue reading AIRBORNE: REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE

CANCER-CHECK: Food, Metals, Soil

THE FOOD CHAIN AND THE FERTILIZER DILEMMA

Food stimulates our taste buds and delivers the nutrients our bodies so much need. Also, it’s common knowledge that fruits and vegetables provide us with the nutrients, antioxidants and health benefits our bodies crave for helping us in combating a spectrum of lifestyle diseases. But besides the range of benefits that accrue from such foods,… Continue reading THE FOOD CHAIN AND THE FERTILIZER DILEMMA

CANCER-CHECK: Water, Soil, Water is Life

UNCHARTERED WATERS: THE NUTRIENT SIEGE

When water turns green, it symbolizes a bigger problem than we can imagine. Industrial effluents, sewage runoffs and over fertilization bring about the massive problem of nutrient pollution in water bodies. When nutrients such as nitrates and phosphates accumulate in water, they trigger a build up of algae which decay and are broken down by… Continue reading UNCHARTERED WATERS: THE NUTRIENT SIEGE

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POLLUTED WATER: CONCEALED OPPORTUNITY

Rarely do we view problems as launchpads for solutions. But environmental challenges offer us just these kind of opportunities. Though global challenges such as climate change and pollution seem too daunting, they come with a silver lining. They present an opportunity for the risk taking innovator to provide solutions (while making money in the process).… Continue reading POLLUTED WATER: CONCEALED OPPORTUNITY