Haritima : The Environmental Society Of Hansraj College

Month: August 2021

kinnaur landslide

Facebook Twitter Instagram Linkedin With the upcoming of monsoon season during July- August month, the incidents of landslides increases in North India causing fatal destruction. Recently, a devastating landslide at Kinnaur , Himachal Pradesh claimed more than 28 lives. Indo-Tibetan Border Police(ITBP) arrived on time to rescue peoples who got buried into the debris. Meteorologist …

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eco talks

Eco TALK 1 Previous Next READ THIS POST ON : Facebook Twitter Summary : Greetings from Haritima-The Environmental Awareness Society Of Hansraj College🌱🌱 We were proud to have Mr. Saptarshi Gayen, Indian Nature Enthusiast and a wildlife photographer for a speaker session with us✨ 🔅The session began with the introduction of the speaker, who afterward …

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Elementor #9676

Nature Reserves A nature reserve is a protected area for flora and fauna or geological features which are reserved and managed for conservation and the study and research. In nature reserves, wildlife plants and animals are protected and kept undisturbed. This means restoring the old-time land management practices which help to make them wildlife-rich. Example …

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ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS

WHAT IS VALUE EDUCATION? By knowing one’s principles and standards i.e., on the basis of their values, we judge what is right and wrong behavior. Education both through formal and non-formal processes must address understanding environmental values, valuing nature and cultures, human heritage, social justice, managing common property resources equitable use of resources, and appreciate …

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Cyclones

Cyclones Meaning: A large-scale system of winds that spiral in toward a region of low atmospheric pressure. A cyclone’s rotational direction is opposite to that of an anticyclone. In the Northern hemisphere, a cyclone rotates counterclockwise; in the Southern hemisphere, clockwise. Causes: Tropical cyclones occur only near the equator, in warm ocean waters. Warm, wet air rises from near …

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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

introduction to disasters Disaster is an undesirable occurrence resulting from forces that are largely outside human control, strikes quickly with little or no warning, which threatens or causes serious disruption of life and property including death and injury to a large population, and requires therefore, mobilisation of efforts over that which are normally provided by …

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global warming Global Warming is defined as the increase in the average global temperature of the earth’s atmosphere due to increased greenhouse effect, mainly due to human activities like burning of fossil fuels, deforestation, etc. The average global temperature is 15°C due to the normal greenhouse effect, to sustain life-forms on earth. The concentration of …

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