Plastic pollution and its effects

Plastic pollution is defined as the accumulation of the different types of plastic material on land, as well as in water bodies like rivers, oceans, canals, lakes, etc. As a commodity, it is used on a large scale all around the world. Basically, it is a synthetic polymer that consists of many organic and inorganic

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Importance of Regular Health Check-Ups

A generation ago, people used to see their doctor only when they were sick, or dying. Today, preventative health care is becoming commonplace as people become more educated and empowered about their own health. People are preemptively seeking medical advice on how to live a healthy lifestyle. They are looking to lower their risk of

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Bangalore City’s Borewell water is unfit to drink

If you are trying to meet your water needs this summer by depending on water delivered through water tankers – basically, groundwater from deep under the surface – then think twice. The seemingly fresh water with crystal clarity may lure you, but what goes unnoticed is the extent of total dissolved solids in that water.

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40 Interesting Facts on Water Pollution

Fact 1: The total volume of water available on Earth is about 1.4 billion km and about 70% of the earth is covered in water. Fact 2: The largest quantities of water are in the oceans. Fact 3: Fresh water in the world is only 2.5% of the total water available on this planet. Make

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World’s Biggest Irrigation project is in India

Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (Rs 80,000 Crores) of Telangana is said to be the world’s biggest irrigation project that is set to end water woes of the state where many regions are parched. Work being executed at one of the sites of Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme. (Source: telangana government) Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme of Telangana

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Most polluted lake in India

Huge amount of sewage flows from Bellandur Lake to  Varthur Lake due to the failure of Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) to manage the sewage of the city.  Bellandur, along with Varthur—the other major lake in Bengaluru— has been ruined because of the constant dumping of untreated sewage and toxic chemicals from small

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Copper is essential to all living organisms as a trace dietary mineral because it is a key constituent of the respiratory enzyme complex cytochrome c oxidase. In molluscs and crustaceans, copper is a constituent of the blood pigment hemocyanin, replaced by the iron-complexed hemoglobin in fish and other vertebrates. In humans, copper is found mainly

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Daily dietary standards for copper have been set by various health agencies around the world. Standards adopted by some nations recommend different copper intake levels for adults, pregnant women, infants, and children, corresponding to the varying need for copper during different stages of life.The studies have also resulted in successful treatments for genetic copper excess

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