Polluted atmospheric layer in the making

'What is that layer?', I exclaimed, when I photographed this on my journey to Uran a few months back. 'That's pollution', I said as I gazed at the distant industries at the shore. It looks brown but is it the unsightly Asian brown cloud? It could be a photochemical smog. Its brown color reflects its NOx content. A process in … Continue reading Polluted atmospheric layer in the making

Book Review: Pollution by N. Seshagiri

Pollution by Dr. Seshagiri lays down a rationale for pollution control. The book covers all kinds of pollution: air, water, solid waste, and noise. Information is well supported by statistical data. A lovely book to look at with illustrations by many artists. A book for an age group of 12-14 they say, but a very … Continue reading Book Review: Pollution by N. Seshagiri

Litterbug is not a bug or is it?

In a 2006 Indian film, an underworld don turned Radio Jockey tries to resolve callers' problem with lessons learnt from Mahatma Gandhi (Gandhism/Gandhigiri). One such scene involves a caller fuming over an issue with his neighbor. His neighbor happens to be a compulsive spitter. I wonder if his compulsiveness to spit on the caller's door has … Continue reading Litterbug is not a bug or is it?