Category Archives: Spotlight

Risk Analysis: Various attributes

(Photo Source: Google) A gallon of kerosene is only a hazard until we light a match nearby, when we actually make the situation risky for the people and property around. Unsafe working conditions are workplace hazards which, when combined with … Continue reading

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Sustainable Mountain Development: Thinking beyond borders

(Photo Source: Google) Even though they have difficult terrain, adverse weather conditions and fragile living conditions, mountains are also great source of biodiversity, water, and ecosystems. Products and services from mountains travel far beyond their surrounding lowlands. Containing majority of … Continue reading

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Health & Safety: In the midst of a disaster!

(Photo Source: Google) Under any disaster situation, the immediate disaster responders have to work in a very close proximity with the victims. Besides there is high probability that the circumstances under which they are performing the job, inherently carry certain … Continue reading

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Climate Change threats: The US tribalism in the face of globalization

(Photo Source: Google) After China, America is the second-largest environmental polluter in the world. In a country where nearly two-third of the population believes that climate change is real and caused by humans, it is sad to see that the … Continue reading

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Risk: Concept & Components

(Photo Source: Google) Whenever there is a likelihood scenario of losing someone or something of value, there is risk associated. In a broader perspective, risk can also be understood as potential for loss. In financial terms, risk is either pure … Continue reading

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Natural Disasters: A Brief Display of Categorization

(Photo Source: Google) Natural disasters can strike us in many forms including earth’s seismic activities or catastrophic weather events. With every passing year the worldwide data shows that both the frequency and magnitude of natural disasters are in the rise. … Continue reading

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Environmental Sustainability, Evolution and Natural Selection

Environmental conservation and its sustainability have been increasingly important issue throughout the world. The ecology friendly environment is one of the burning needs of today’s world if we want to sustain the human species and the quality of living on … Continue reading

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