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Understanding the Environmental and Economic Benefits of Aquaculture

Over the last few decades, rising incomes and improved living standards have fuelled demand for animal protein, including seafood. Historically, human beings have opted for immediacy in consumption rather than focusing on sustainability. As a result, several aquatic species and even habitats are at risk from rampant and unchecked commercial fishing. Often checks come into...

Using nature and science to remediate temple ponds

Temples, a commonplace for religious, cultural, and community events are also a breeding ground for germs and cause contamination due to various human activities. However, environmentally friendly remediation methods and regular maintenance help avoid contamination of temple ponds through cost-efficient methods.

Water User Committees: an inclusive impact model

Maintaining and managing water usage in the household has been labelled as a part of the job description for women across many regions around the globe, like many other chores that are a part of the unpaid list of activities. The Water User Committee has helped women voice their opinions, manage accountability, and handle many other tasks with confidence. WUC has helped both the government and the women folk manage the maintenance, liasioning, management of funds, and other operational areas.

Understanding oil spill, its impact and process of remediation.

Oil dispersed onto the environment either accidentally or through a natural calamity can cause a severe imbalance in the ecosystem, whether marine or otherwise. It leads to various health problems in humans and aquatic life directly through inhalation of unpleasant smells, consuming contaminated water, and penetration into the body via skin absorption. The leakage of...