RAINWATER HARVESTING FOR BORE WELL RECHARGING

Water is an essential for all living organism. In fact no life is possible without water. Bore wells are the common source for water in rural as well as urban areas. In summers the water level decreases and at some water deficient areas, the bore wells give-up the supply and get dry. In our ecosystem the water cycle or hydrological cycle in which water carried out from lakes, oceans, rivers, ponds etc in the form of water vapors. These vapors forms cloud and again these clouds turn into rain and supply water. Thus rain water is the natural source of…

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INTELLIGENCE IN PLANTS

Do you remember the Scarecrow from the story Wizard of Oz? He was clever without a brain, and so are plants. Plants are modular organisms, capable of learning, remembering, and making decisions. In their own pace of life, plants take the most of their environment to make intelligent choices. A not-so-quiet life Historically, people used to see plants as passive automatons. The term ‘vegetative’ used to address humans with cerebral death is a vivid example of this mindset. Indeed, plants are sessile organisms. In their evolutionary path, they adopted survival strategies slower and more economical than those adopted by animals.…

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A SEA OF PLASTIC

Alarming 40% of our ocean is filled with plastic debris. If we don’t change our lifestyle, we will have plastic more than fish in the oceans by 2050. Although the current situation is pretty bad, there is still hope. Learn the real size of the problem and possible solutions to address it. The plastic era The invention of plastic changed our lives. It is cheap, flexible, and durable. The début of plastic occurred in the 19th century, with the creation of polystyrene (PS) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC). With a massive need for metal for military purposes in the Second World…

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