Biochemical Oxygen Demand is a term all of us come across in most of the articles on water pollution. In this blog, I will walk you through Biochemical Oxygen Demand, its significance and measurement. Before delving into Biochemical Oxygen Demand we should first understand the concept of Dissolved Oxygen (DO), its significance and measurement.… Read More What Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) Measures?
The ozone layer is an area of the earth’s stratosphere that contains high levels of ozone (O3) and protects the planet from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays. It can absorb roughly 97-99 percent of the sun’s damaging UV radiation, which otherwise can kill life on the Earth. … Read More The Ozone Layer Depletion – Effects and Causes
The environmental Laws of India help to ensure the protection of the environment and other natural resources and to prevent pollution. In this blog, we will discuss the major Environmental Laws of India and their provisions. Let’s begin with the background of the formation of Environmental Laws and the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF).… Read More Environmental Laws of India – A Complete Guide
Biomass Energy is hailed as a renewable source of energy and a method for sustainable waste disposal. In this blog, I will show you the definition of biomass energy, its feedstock, its advantages, disadvantages, and the various methods available for its thermal conversion… Read More Biomass Energy – Definition, Advantages and Future
Fuel cells are electrochemical cells that use a pair of redox reactions to transform the chemical energy of a fuel (typically hydrogen) and an oxidising agent (usually oxygen) into electricity. It finds various applications, including transportation, industrial/commercial/residential structures, and long-term grid energy storage in reversible systems.
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Tidal Energy available worldwide adds up to nearly 3,000 gigawatts. The Romans were the first to think of tapping into this vast energy reserve and using tidal energy to turn wheels and grind grains. In comparison to wind and solar energy, tidal energy has struggled to gain widespread acceptance.… Read More Tidal Energy – Definition, Advantages and Future