Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Natural resources
SOIL WATER AIR FOREST SOLAR ENERGY
SOIL - VASUNDHARA Resources that are available naturally in the environment. Major component of nature. Plays an important role in nutrient cycle. Base for agriculture. Filters & holds rain water. Degrades pollutants. Balances organic matter Rich in minerals.
A compound of H2 & O2. Essence of life. Planet Earth’s distinct feature.
AIR – NAMASTHE VAAYO Lowest & thinnest level of atmosphere. Significant factor in weather pattern. Mixture of many gases. Oxygen – vital element. Essential life saver.
Prevents soil erosion. Stops landslides. Controls global warming. Major source of oxygen. Protects & nourishes bio-diversity. Increases land fertility. Supplies wood & timber.
SUN – SURYA AATHMA JAGATHAH Giant source of energy. Life on earth is made possible. Source of light & heat energy. Giver of rains. Solar power – ultimate & infinite source for modern-day equipments. Streetlights, water heater, cooker, charger for batteries.
DEPLETION OFRESOURCES Pollution of air, water & soil . Smoke from vehicles, factories. Burning plastics & release of CFC. Disposal of industrial waste to rivers/sea Drainage poured to streams. Wastage of potable water. Over-extraction of ground water through bore- wells. Global warming increases saline water. Encroaching water reservoirs for buildings.
MOTHER EARTH IS CRYING… Deforestation resulting in soil erosion. Decrease in fertility. Excessive use of chemical fertilizers. Greedy mining. Plastic ! Plastic ! Everywhere. Negligence towards forest conservation.
SAVE EARTH - SAVE US• Regular servicing of vehicles.• Strict control measures on industrial disposals.• Rain water harvest.• Conservation of water.• Proper disposal of waste .• Planting trees.
BE AWARE• Be a responsible citizen.• Love & care for the surrounding nature.• Create awareness among others.• Celebrate all the occasions related to environment meaningfully.• Remember, these resources were not created by man. Pass on to the posterity a beautiful and rich and resourceful earth.• Live and let live.