Environmental degradation

Land Pollution

The rise in the human population and the technological advancements have led to the overuse of the natural resources and pollution of the environment.  This has led to a depletion of all the resources and is steadily leading to an ecological imbalance in many ecosystems. This rising deterioration of the Earth and its natural resources


The past, present and future of Mexican engineering

Glocalization

From the ancient Mayan and Aztec temples of its past, to how today’s engineers deal with seismic activity and challenging soil conditions, Mexico presents a fascinating architectural landscape. Here we examine a few examples, from ancient pyramids to cutting-edge technologies. Past… Dotted with ancient Mayan and Aztec archaeological wonders, the architecture of Mexico’s past still


What is an elevation map?

Elevation Mapping

An elevation map shows the various elevations in a region.  Elevations are usually measured in meters or feet with reference to the sea level. It can be either above the sea level or below the sea level. Elevation in a map is shown using contour lines, bands of same colors or by numerical values giving the


An Overall Review Of Silicone Market And Its Effect On The Environment

Silicone Market And Its Effect On The Environment

Silicone or ‘polysiloxanes’ is a synthetic polymer containing units of silicon alternated with oxygen, carbon, hydrogen and other elements as per its usage demands. The title of ‘one of the world’s most commonly used material’ can be easily bestowed upon silicone. From electronics and semiconductors to aircraft & automobiles, from healthcare & prosthetics to food processing