Archive for August, 2012
Pros and cons of solar energy
Posted on: Friday, August 24th, 2012 at 7:36 am
Today the world is facing a situation where energy resources are getting exhausted. People are looking for more new methods of generating energy and utilizing renewable energy resources. Solar energy is one such resource which is safe, available in abundance and ecofriendly. The main pros of solar energy lie in its easy maintenance and cost effective nature. Solar electric system solar cells, solar cookers, heaters etc. are a great way to save energy. Unlike fossil fuels, solar energy does not lead to pollution and protect the environment.
Solar energy is a very safe source of power and makes you less dependent on materialistic things. But, everything has its own cons as well. The power system entirely depends on the sun. On rainy days or in places where monsoon is very much prevalent, this type of energy source will not function in the desired way. The initial cost to install the entire setup for PV is quite high. But it has ample number of pros to balance all such cons.
The importance of biology in environment
Posted on: Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 12:33 pm
Biology is the study which comprises of the analysis of the living organisms. It ranges from the minute levels of molecular aspects of biology to the vast ecosystem. The various mysteries of our environment are unveiled by the study if biology.
A biologist has the in depth knowledge of the not only the various parts and the functions they perform in our body, but also in the body of various other animals. An in depth knowledge of biology would let you know the most minute aspects of the human brain and how they perform such complex operations. Similarly it would also enable you to know the various functions in the body of a plant is carried out and how the plant takes in carbon dioxide and leaves out oxygen for us to survive. A study of biology would also make you know of various other intricate aspects of the nature and this is where the importance of biology lies.
Eco friendly tips to freshen your home
Posted on: Friday, August 10th, 2012 at 11:35 am
Environment is at a risk and saving it is the responsibility of the citizen of the earth. You could use up some of the best eco-friendly material to clean up your home. All the cleaning materials are made up of harmful chemicals. This really effects the environment a lot. You can use cinnamon, vinegar, lemon oil, water, bicarbonate soda to clean up your home in an eco-friendly manner. There are many ways by which you can clean up your home quite easily.
Mixture of lemon, water and vinegar can help you clean your windows. You can use bicarbonate soda and vinegar to clean your blocked drain pipe of your sink. Cinnamon when dropped in water and left in a corner will make the house smell sweet. Fizzy soda can be used to clean the toilet of your home. All these cleaning materials are eco-friendly and can easily make your home look fresh again without affecting the environment.
Go green with eco-gifts
Posted on: Friday, August 3rd, 2012 at 3:31 am
Everyone today is becoming environmentally conscious. Homes, lands, businesses and even gifts today can be made in eco-friendly styles. Giving out environment friendly gifts is not only a unique way to say that you care but you can also be satisfied that your gift doesn’t harm the environment in any way. These gift ideas are being used by people all over the world, especially when it comes to gifting something to a colleague or a boss. Eco friendly gifts serve a purpose for both personal and professional gifts.
Battery-free electric shavers, solar powered charged clocks and gadgets can be great gifts for men. For women gifting them environment friendly candles, perfumes and essential oils for creating that perfect home ambience is a good option. Also many eco friendly gardening tools and plants serve as great gifts. Children can also be gifted such eco friendly gifts. Solar powered toy cars and games are available at large. These gifts are available at malls and many online stores.