Found 50 Questions for Nature

What is right way to save the natural world?

Tejas Charukula
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Every person on the earth should feel the responsibility to save the Environment and the Ecosystem of the Earth. Everyone can contribute by taking small initiatives towards this mighty task.Use water wisely and do not waste. E.g., turn off the tap while brushing.Switch off all the electronics, when not in use.Carpooling, using public transport and alternate eco-friendly ways of transport like cycling and walking will reduce air pollution consistently.Say "NO" to plastic wherever possible. Use handbags made up of clothes for grocery or veggies shopping.Each one must try to plant a tree. If you do not have sufficient land, plant ... Read More

Why so mangrove roots grow above the ground?

Divya Agarwal
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
While walking near any lake or forest around the sea, you might have seen a different and unique feature of some trees, whose roots are not under but above the ground. They are known as Mangrove trees and they have aerial roots.Now, the reason why have roots above the land is that they are the underground root type which needs and demands more oxygen. Under the ground, the soil is not able to support or provide enough oxygen to the roots and therefore this root system outgrows aerial roots which grow vertically up to the fresh air above the soil.Read More

Where is the safest place to stand outside in a thunderstorm?

Divya Agarwal
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The safest place is your home and nowhere else. But if you are outside and got stuck in heavy rain and thunderstorm, then just be a little careful and try to go inside any building or apartments. If this is also not available, keep the below key points in your mind and then according to the situations, take any steps:Get inside the car, if available nearby and you will be safe. This is because the metal shell of your car disperses the lightning around you and to the ground. Though it is not completely safe, but safer than being outside.Get ... Read More

Why is the Mount Everest considered the most insurmountable peaks in the world?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Mount Everest, straddling the borders between Nepal and Tibet, is an extremely fascinating yet unfriendly place, “Seemingly insurmountable" is the phrase that Ann Mallory used to describe when she had a view of its visage that confronted her on a hot afternoon in June.Why Insurmountable?Temperatures at the top of this peak are around 36 degrees C below zero in the winter and can even go lower than that.Temperatures only rise to approximately 18 below zero degrees during the hottest of the summer.Monsoon storms make the conditions worse and nearly the worst. They have entrapped many climbers too.The peak becomes slippery ... Read More

What measures can we take to conserve water?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Water is a very important resource not only for us but also for our future generations. We should; therefore, save it in order to provide the maximum benefit to others. Water is necessary for our lives. So, if we save water, we save life.However, one must either not be aware of the ways to conserve it or may be reluctant thinking that such work will require a lot of toil. Let's talk about the ways in which water can be conserved.Turn off the Tap Post Use: While we brush our teeth, water keeps spilling out. It is necessary to close ... Read More

Why is petroleum called black gold?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Fractional distillation is useful for separating a mixture of substances with minor differences in boiling points. The minor difference means the gap between the boiling points should be less than 25 Kelvin.It is used for the distillation of crude oil in the petroleum industry thereby resulting in the manufacturing of gasoline, lubricating oil, diesel, and plastics.What is Petroleum Refining?Petroleum refining is defined as the process of converting crude oil into useful products. The process involves separation, conversion, and treatment. Crude oil is heated in a furnace so that hydrocarbons can be separated by fractional distillation since there is not much ... Read More

How do wind turbines work?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Wind power is one of the most abundant cost-competitive energy resources.Definition of A Wind TurbineA wind turbine is a device that converts the wind's kinetic energy into electrical energy. Most wind turbines have three main parts: the tower, the blades and the nacelle.Working of the Wind TurbineAfter the wind approaches the turbine and its rotors spin around They turn the central drive shaft which is its supporter.In modern turbines, the pitch control mechanism is observed. It is a methodology in which the rotor blades can swivel on the hub at the front.The generator extracts the kinetic energy from the spinning ... Read More

What is meant by dynamite fishing?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
One of the most destructive fishing methods is Dynamite fishing or Blast fishing. It includes the use of explosives to kill fish or even shock them. It is used to catch fish using such an explosive device like Dynamite, hence named so.Harmful EffectsIt not only kills fishes but also disturbs the aquatic ecological balance by disrupting the coral reefs or their colonies. Such devices may even explode prematurely without warning and have been hence known to injure or kill the person using them, or even innocent bystanders.It is an illegal practice banned in many parts of the world but still, ... Read More

When did the Desert Storm take place?

Rani RPS
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The Operation Desert Storm took place in January 1991. American President George H.W.Bush has started what is called the "Operation Desert Storm", the military operation to expel occupying Iraqi forces from Kuwait. The historic ground invasion was made in February and coalition forces led by the US has swiftly driven away Iraq from Kuwait within 100 hours.

Which is the most polluted city in India now?

Diler Singh
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Pollution Control Board has recently announced Gurgaon or Gurugram as the most polluted city in the country. The board lately tested the quality of the air in 62 cities and found the air quality index 321 in Gurugram on Sunday (5th Aug 2018) which is considered the worst from the environment point of view. The board also pointed out the air quality in Delhi and marked it as ‘Bad’.
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