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Importance of Water Conservation

Fresh, clean water is a limited resource. While most of the planet is covered in water, it is salt water that can only be consumed by humans and other species after undergoing desalination, which is an expensive process. Occurrences such as droughts further limit access to clean and fresh water, meaning people need to take steps to reduce water use and save as much water as possible. In some areas of the world, access to water is limited due to contamination. People who have access to fresh water can take steps to limit their use of water to avoid waste.People should do their best to conserve...

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Rainforest

The forest which are characterised by high amount of rainfall is called Rainforest. There are 2 types of Rainforest namely Tropical rainforest and Temperate rainforest. The monsoon trough plays a significant role in creating climatic conditions which is necessary for Tropical rainforests. It has been still estimated that a lot of insects,organisms is still undiscovered in such forests. Rainforests are somewhat responsible for creating a small amount of Oxygen turnover in this earth. A tropical rainforest typically has a number of layers, each with different plants and animals adapted for life...

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Tree Plantation and Conservation

Importance of trees, forests and the green cover of the earth are well known. Trees are our best and most valuable friends. In Pakistan traditions and culture many types of trees are held sacred and worshiped only because of this reason. Trees and forests play a very vital role in the growth and development of human society. They are also important for beasts, birds and others forms of life. Without trees life is not possible. God first created trees and vegetation and then men and animals because the former sustain life.Trees give us fruits, flowers, medicines, fuel, timber, shelter and many...

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Planting trees to save wildlife

The positive point of planting more and more trees is to reduce pollution. It not only helps human beings to survive but also provides the animals to live a healthy and safe life. For large number of animals trees means home. Today large number of trees is cutting down which results in the deforestation. Planting more and more trees should be the motto of life in order to save the life of animals. We cut trees for our own use without knowing their harmful effects for the future. Large numbers of animals like tiger, gorilla, peacock and many more wild animals are killing at a very fast rate. T...

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WHY NOT TO CUT TREES

There is a reason why we read so many material on web and otherwise about not cutting tree. Most of us are too lazy to read thru it though. Here is “why you should not cut trees “in short version. 1.Trees emit oxygen and use carbon dioxide – we can’t live without oxygen and by using carbon dioxide, trees help rid of some CO2 harmful gases 2.Cutting trees down causes loss of animal habitat, which sometimes makes certain animals migrate to another area (not their natural habitat) and disrupts the ecosystem there (like the beetles in B.C.) 3.Trees are not renewable per say – yes, you can replant...

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GO GREEN AT HOME

In the era where everything is fast, everything has become dangerous as well. We are planning on our own extinction. By killing earth; by killing our only home. Some theorists still believe that if we control our life and lifestyle we could still save what is left on the planet. Going green has become mandatory instead of us choosing it. Here are some ideas that you can use at home to become a green citizen of earth. Start your own garden, in your backyard or terrace. A small herb garden will save you money and make you green citizen. Start using CFL blubs. They are good for the environment...

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Go Green in Office

We are living a life of consumerism. We spent most of our time in our office to buy thing that we don’t need but we want. And changing that philosophy of living is next to impossible. What we can do is reduce the side effects of our life style on earth so that we have a place to live tomorrow. Being a Green Citizen is something that is in our hand. We can do it at home and we can even do it in our office. Employer and employee both have to go hand in hand to implement these methods and process that will be able to help earth breath a better air. Here are some ideas on how to go about it. 1.Sta...

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How to Save Trees

We all have seen many write-ups on why we should save trees, very few on how. As we know with the amount of deforestation in the current era, if we don’t replace the tress and stop deforestation there will be a time, when we won’t have oxygen emitting trees, in other words “End of world”. So let’s talk little about how to save tree. We already know the basic things like planting more trees and recycling. Planting more trees is the best way, but it takes more way too many years for the sapling to be a fully grown oxygen emitting tree. So we can’t depend on just planting trees, again that doesn’...

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Amazing Trees – Axel Erlandson’s Circus Trees.

Axel Erlandson was a regular Swedish American farmer, till he started a new hobby. His advertised his hobby as “See World’s Strangest Trees here”. His experiment with horticulture was to shape trees. The idea emerged from the information he got from his wife and daughter about the oddities in mystery spot in California, which claimed to defy the laws of physics. They suggested the money people were ready to pay for seeing odd things. Axel got excited with the idea and bought a piece of land where he started his first creation “Basket Tree”. He bent, cared and grafted the tree into odd yet fant...

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Eucalyptus- Healer& Killer

We all know eucalyptus. When we travel in the trains of Kerala, we see vendors selling eucalyptus oil. The remedy for our health issues. Eucalyptus oil is an anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, decongestant, deodorant, antiseptic, antibacterial, stimulating andalso contains other medicinal properties. Eucalyptus essential oil is colourless and has a distinct taste and odour. It is a good and effective medicine for respiratory problems, wounds, skin care, mental exhaustion, dental care, muscle pain and fever. It’s also use as room freshener, soap, sauna and mouth wash. We have to admit, it’s a ma...

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The Oldest Living Tree– Old Tjikko

Trees are among those living organisms that have witnessed the rise and falls of numerous civilizations through the course of human history. The oldest of trees have something which makes them majestic and to some extenteternal. The oldest of all such trees in the world which is named as Old Tjikko tree is more than 9000 years old and is still standing up right. This tree is indeed amazing in terms of internal structure. There are a number of intellectuals who have constantly asserted that trees serve as a medium of establishing s connection with the past.

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Home alone is not always fun

In the crowded world we all yearn for solitude and in few years our wish might come true. With the current rate of deforestation and usage of natural resources which are non renewable, its matter of years when we lose hold on the natural order of this. Chaos theory looks exciting but not everyone sees the other side of it. The major catastrophic events that brought chaos on earth is said to be the ice age and asteroid in Jurassic era, which wiped out millions of species from the face of the earth. The world forest has reduced to merely 20% of what it used to be there few years ago. And the ma...

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Grow And Save Trees

Trees protect the environment against soil erosion, siltation and flooding. Soil erosion causes us to lose valuable agricultural soil to our dams and the sea. Siltation is when soil ends up in our Rivers and dams. This has an impact on flow rate of the river making it more easy to flood as well as reduce the capacity of the dams. As water moves quicker over terrain devoid of vegetation rivers tend to flood easier and more severely. So planting trees reduces the flow and therefore the thread of flooding. Score of animals live in trees and the habitat that they provide. A single tree is good, cl...

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PLANT A TREE, SAVE COUNTLESS LIVES

“Long ago there was a forest . The trees could speak and were friends of the people . Once people needed wood to build houses, to keep warm, and to cook food . They promised the forest , to plant two trees for every tree cut down. The forest agreed. So, they cut down the trees. After sometime they forgot their promise . They stopped planting trees . Yet, they did not stop cutting them . The trees became sad . They stopped talking . One night when the people were sleeping , the forest quietly walked away . The people woke up to find the the forest gone . The animals that lived in the forest bec...

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Plant Trees Save Life: Inspiration For the Day !

Wolfgang, a young man from Germany, had come to India 40 years ago in search of souls roots. But after he settled down in Wayanad district, he devoted a major portion of his time and effort to keep the natural forest land at his disposal rooted to the soil.A small patch of land in Periya, on the Kannur -Wayanad route is now the Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary and Garden, all made by this great personality. Wolfgang Theuerkauf fell in love with the place, stayed on and bought 55 acres. Of this, 10 acres is a garden and nursery today, while the rest has been restored into forest land, fields and g...

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How To Save Trees ?

In this world we live in, trees are constantly neglected as forests are cut down to build buildings, and other things we need. Here is how to help conserve the planet’s beloved trees. 1.Recycle in a smart way: Cut down on and share magazines, return unwanted catalogs to the sender. Look for tips on recycling so you know that your efforts will be rewarded with recycled material. Throw paper and cardboard in a bag separately from cans, glass and plastics 2.Try to use both sides of your papers. Use a printer that prints on both sides automatically e.g. HP Officejet Pro 8500 A909g Series or a sim...

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More Trees, More Oxygen, Long Life..

Do you know how much green surface area is required to provide for your daily oxygen intake that you breathe from air? Each one of us requires 625 square feet surface area of greenery to produce our daily oxygen needs, isn’t that good enough reason to save trees.treee Here are some of the reasons why one should save trees: Trees clean the air: Trees help cleanse the air by intercepting airborne particles, reducing heat, and absorbing pollutants such as carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide, and nitrogen dioxide. Trees are Effective Sound Barriers: Trees are as effective as stone walls in stopping s...

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Film Festival for Conservation of the Ecosystem

Trivandrum: A Green Film Festival, has been conducted in the city exclusively dedicated to the conservation of the ecosystem is bound to trigger a second thought among those who are careless about the ecological balance.The three-day festival showcasing forty-five movies on environmental issues and their prevention started in the city on June 21. The festival has movies dealing with sand mining, water pollution, deforestation and ecological imbalance. The Green Festival, organised by the Centre for Gandhian Studies,University of Kerala along with the Department of Information and Public Relat...

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Multiwood – Save Trees Campaign

The life of trees are in our hands and our life in their Save Environment Don’t let your future go up in smoke Plant a hope Reduce Global Warming

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Go Green at Work

If you’re already taking environmentally friendly steps at home, it’s a natural extension to take similar measures at work, both to save energy and to create a healthier workspace environment. Making the environment more pleasant for yourself, more energy efficient, and more eco-friendly will increase your enjoyment of the workplace and lessen its impact on the environment as a whole. Being energy and resource efficient and conscious of improving the health and well-being of the work environment will also reduce the costs of running a business. It’s time to “go green” at work, and here is how...

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A HAND WHICH PLANT A TREE CAN GIVE AN ENVIRONMENT OF BETTER LIFE

Essential component The most essential and major component provided by the trees is Oxygen. The trees utilize the Carbon dioxide released by us and in turn they provide us Oxygen which keeps us lively, healthy and active. Edible products We get all the minerals and vitamins needed for our proper health and growth from the fruits and other plant products like vegetables, cereals, grains, grams etc. Around the world every one is opting for the vegetarian diet as it provides a wholesome and balanced diet. The balanced diet keeps the people healthy and prevents many diseases. Environment friendl...

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Deforestation at Africa…..

Most popular effect of deforestation is the increase of Global warming, greenhouse gas emission, global climate, Carbon composition in the soil, the drop of oxygen levels, and biosphere imbalance. Most popular reason behind deforestation is industrial use or fuel, the expansion of agricultural grounds includes over exploitations, cattle farming, lumber and woodland experimentation. Deforestation has changed Green land to be a waste land afterward. Statistic has shown that rapid deforestation worldwide is not slowing down. It is predicted that by 2030. Biodiversity in Amazon would only 10% left...

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