Top 10 Types Of Environmental Pollution And Its Causes

Wikipedia describes “Pollution” as, “The Introduction Of Contaminants Into The Natural Environment That Cause Adverse Change”. Today, environmental pollution is one of the top and the gravest challenge facing humanity and other life forms on our planet. Environmental pollution in simple terms can be defined as “the contamination of the physical and biological components of […]

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Structural Design Of Buildings To Mitigate Landslides

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In the past month we witnessed numerous incidences of houses being viciously damaged on account of landslides. Today, the level of disaster preparedness plays a major factor in the mitigation of natural disasters like these. While Kerala flood alone accounted for more than 350 lives this year, in 2017, 453 landslides occurred worldwide which claimed nearly 4,164 deaths. […]

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Infosys Foundation To Fund The Most Socially Relevant Innovation In Sustainability & More… 

Infosys Foundation Aarohan Awards

Innovation, in expression and action, for decades has been a golden calf of the business world. We know and admire companies like Google and Apple for their unending commitment to introducing new products, services, strategies, and methods. But why do we always associate Innovation with multinational companies, high-tech labs, and educated individuals? Innovation can happen […]

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“Project Solarise” A Bold And Innovative Step Towards Sustainable Housing Development

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“Fully Solar Powered and Zero Electricity” – This well describes the idea of the students of Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, (IIT-B). Yes, “Project Solarise” is a home that runs 100% on solar power, this housing project is truly one bold and innovative step towards sustainable housing development. The net-positive energy house was inaugurated by […]

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The Story Of Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) Has Just Gone Viral!

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We all are pretty well aware of increasing environmental issues like water and air pollution and global warming. Sadly, it is the human’s ever-growing demand for resources which is putting tremendous pressure on the biodiversity of our natural world. Coming to the construction industry, this industry is responsible for producing the largest amount of greenhouse […]

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