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Acid rain

Acid rain is rain droplets containing sulphuric oxides (SO2 and SO3) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2).

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Environmental biotechnology

Environmental biotechnology

Environmental biotechnology is a term to describe the scientific engineering of biological systems for environment-friendly processes, such as green manufacturing and clean-up pollution. This technology uses only natural sources as fungi, plants, bacteria, particularly efficient engineered microbes and enzymes in chemical synthesis processes. Read more..

Fracking (hydraulic fracturing)

Fracking (hydraulic fracturing)

Fracking (hydraulic fracturing) Hydraulic fracturing of rock deep beneath the surface to release petroleum product has become a contentious subject across the globe. This practice is not to be mixed up with drilling or extraction. Fracking is the process of using...

Global Commons

Global Commons The resource domain that lies outside of the political reach of any one state is usually referred to as the global commons. Historically has the Atmosphere; Antarctica; and, Outer Space been identified by international law and guided by the principles...
Green Chemistry

Green Chemistry

Green Chemistry Green chemistry in an emerging field of science that develops chemicals to be benign. Rather than presuming to keep human and ecological exposures to chemicals within levels of toxicity deemed “acceptable,”,  sustainable chemistry aim...
Heavy metals

Heavy metals

Heavy metal is a term used to describe a subset of a large number of metals and metalloids with high atomic(such as chromium, cadmium, arsenic and mercury), listed in the periodic table of the elements, which have properties of both metals and non-metals. Read more..

Invisible hand

Invisible hand

The “Invisible hand” is the notion of the economist Adam Smith that efficient utilization of resources arises from a free market of individuals pursuing their own selfish agendas. The theory of firm and consumer rationality is grounded in neoclassical economics and capitalism, stemming from the work of the 18th-century moral philosopher Adam Smith, who emphasized that a free-market economy should occur within a legal and moral framework. Read more..