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Geoengineering

Geoengineering is a branch of science which uses technology to change the Earth's environment mainly focused on mitigating the effects of global warming. One of the fundamental parts of planetary engineering is terraforming, which involves altering the surface of a planet to give it more Earth-like features. As the difficulty of reducing greenhouse gas emissions is becoming more and more difficult to ignore, geoengineering is slowly emerging as an option of last resort. Though global warming is among the major focus areas, other issues may come to be addressed by geoengineering in time. As geoengineering is a radical branch of science it is feared, even among a part of the scientific community, that it may harm as much as help, as the balance of life on Earth is still not perfectly understood. More...

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Green Seal

Green Seal set environment certification standards to provide a scientific credible standards that promote responsible environmental choices among manufacturers, purchasers and end users in an increasingly competitive market place. More...

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The section Business And Politics evaluates the impact of prevailing practices in these fields on the life of the people, the place and the environment and offers conscious alternatives to reach the same goal.

Every small and large business decision or the decision to not do anything has a huge impact on the environment and society. Articles in this section aim to create awareness about prevailing practices, outcomes and the cost of such small and large decisions. They highlight the choices available to political and the corporate leaders and also to people. They make us aware about how we as individuals can have a say on such issues.

It also makes us realise that we cannot excuse our own inaction and we as individual can imact the decision of these larger than life entities.

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Dairy farming

  • Cows are kept in stalls and not allowed to graze, but fed from feeding bags.
  • They are injected with antibiotics and milk-producing hormones, which get into the system of the humans having the milk.
  • They are milked mechanically and not by hand.
  • Calves are taken away from the mothers and the milk of the lactating cow is used for commercial purposes.
  • Artificial insemination is used to encourage a large batch of cows to calve at the same time.
  • The fodder grown on the farms is treated with chemical fertilizers, harming the larger environment, as well as affecting the safety of the milk. More...



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