Environmental protection is a practice of protecting the natural environment on individual, organizational or governmental levels, for the benefit of the natural environment and humans. Due to the pressures of population and technology, the biophysical environment is being degraded, sometimes permanently. This has been recognized, and governments have begun placing restraints on activities that cause environmental degradation. Since the 1960s, activity of environmental movements has created awareness of the various environmental issues. There is no agreement on the extent of the environmental impact of human activity, and protection measures are occasionally criticized. Academic institutions now offer courses, such as environmental studies, environmental management and environmental engineering, that teach the history and methods of environment protection. Protection of the environment is needed due to various human activities. Waste production, air pollution, and loss of biodiversity...
Do You Know? 1. According to the W.H.O., Air Pollution is one of the Top 10 reasons of Death, Calamities, and Sickness ( Like Asthma ). 2. Our current environment is already 148% more polluted than the required levels. 3. A person inhales around 15000 liters of Air in a day, which is getting polluted everyday. 4. Children get affected the most by Air Pollution, as their lungs are very weak. 5. The most prominent reasons of Air Pollution are: Smoke coming out of the Vehicles, In more »
I want to bring to the notice of all environment activists a very important thing. There is not a single tree in my colony now. I stay in a very posh locality of Delhi. Unfortunately, the Delhi Metro has started construction right in front of where more »
Today engineering and management are not utilizing for right purpose. Both are using for earn money and benefit. Engineering is a skill if you use it for help or creative purpose then it will make human life so beautiful other wise it will destroy the universe in second. As i am an engineer does matter the field but before doing any work i think the benefit of this for all first and the same management also has to think about the benefit for human and nature. But now days every management thin more »
Anjum Seth updated the Citizen Journalism
on Apr 10, 2013 , 12:03 pm
Cities without trees - a serious threat!
We complain of pollution and an unhealthy environment but not many of us bother about the trees in the society. It is basic knowledge that cutting down of trees adversely affects the environment but who cares about it in fast progressive world. more »