Remnants of Past: How Agent Orange changed Vietnam forever

Agent Orange refers to a herbicide mixture deployed by the U.S. military during the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Most of the constitution of Agent Orange comprised of a dangerous chemical contaminant called dioxin. Dioxin is an extremely toxic and persistent organic pollutant associated with many diseases…

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Towards Environmental Democracy

Environmental Democracy is embedded in the notion that meaningful participation by the public is crucial to ensure that land and other natural resource decisions adequately and equitably address citizens’ interests. Rather than setting a standard for what determines a good outcome, environmental democracy sets the…

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Environment is changing, Why not we?

In a report of 1995 world's leading scientist concluded that the earth has already warmed by 0.5°C during last century. And they estimated that earth's temperature will rise another 2°C by the year 2100. As yesterday we celebrated world environment day, everyone wishes each other on…

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Stubble Burning – A Virtual Catastrophe

  From the clang of notification on mobile to the large hadron collider, we have unleashed every minuscule mystery of nature, Indians, in meantime, have lacked somewhere in the middle of a thick blanket of smog across North India in last winters. Smog yonder was…

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