The Short-Sightedness of Our Desires

A research article written while keeping the rampant pollution in our cities and the countryside in perspective. The recent killer-smog of New Delhi and the NCR Region which is being compared to Beijing stirs the crucial question yet again; Are we willing to sacrifice our present and the future for a little comfort and luxury?
Every time a festive season comes along in India, there is always the pollution aftermath to deal with. But there is much more than the obvious pollution that happens. So how do we deal with it all? While we will not delve into everything we can do this Diwali, here are a few basic things

Antarctica! Antarctica!

Very few places on Earth today can boast of unexplored and untouched natural beauty. One of the most pristine, awe-inspiring and humbling places being Antarctica with barely a handful of uncharted recesses. However, the continent is alluring to one and all, be it scientists, legal or illegal fishermen, oil and gas conglomerates and mining corporations