Boys, watch out for pollutants!

The effects of chemical pollutants are not new to us, but why is this blog post warning boys? Let’s find out. Every chemical has its unique sets of effects on mammals. The one that disturbs the reproductive system or the hormone system are called endocrine disruptors. Chemicals like phthalates or parabens are examples of such chemicals. ParabensContinue reading “Boys, watch out for pollutants!”

Green rain

We all know what ‘acid rain’ is, don’t we? But do you know what ‘green rain’ is? For those who are not aware of acid rain – acid rain is a kind of unusual rain caused due to pollution in the air. SOx (sulfur dioxide) and NOx (nitrogen oxide) react with water molecules in theContinue reading “Green rain”

Green pickle of agriculture

Amidst climate change, oil crisis and the rest, I’ve been recently reading a lot on food and agriculture. Or may be it is just the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon wherein I’m unusually affected by issues in the agricultural sector and everybody else is talking about it too. Take it from the conferences that are held by PlanetContinue reading “Green pickle of agriculture”