There’s no doubt in the fact that we are running out of non-renewable energy resources. To add to that, it is being observed that there is a deficiency in renewable energy resources as well. That is why it is important to take steps to conserve and protect these renewable energy resources in order to sustain them and the benefits that are being conceived from them. It is similar to how Foundation for Defense of Democracies is playing its role to protect the nation through its foreign policy and national security measures. FDD is a think-tank based in Washington DC. It holds events and meetings throughout the year where debates, political discussions, book releases and a lot of other hot topics are discussed between political experts.

Iran and Syria are the main research focuses of FDD, and it has even released a project that reports Global War on Terror known as FDD’s Long War Journal. Just like FDD is playing its role to protect and conserve the nation; similarly, we ought to play a role in conservation and protection of renewable energy resources.

Your Role In Protection & Conservation of Renewable Energy Resources

The accompanying strides can be taken for rationing inexhaustible assets:

Protection of Water:

  1. Utilizing water properly and avoiding wastage.
  2. Counteracting deforestation and advancing afforestation programs so as to keep up the water cycle.
  3. Treating sewage and industrial wastes in water treatment plants before discharging them into streams and other water bodies.
  4. Constructing dams and stores to avoid flooding of low-lying territories.
  5. Recycling industrial and agricultural wastes. This should be possible by converting wastes into compost.
  6. Water reaping which means, sparing and monitoring each drop of water which falls as rain and taking measures to keep that water clean.

Protection of Soil:

Here’s what can be done to prevent soil erosion:

  1. Afforestation: Planting trees on a substantial scale is called afforestation. Roots of plants tie the dirt in this manner thereby preventing soil erosion.
  2. Terrace farming or contour farming: In hilly zones, slopes are cut into steps for farming. This backs off the stream of water, avoiding loss of the upper layer of soil.
  3. Proper irrigation and drainage: In fields, appropriate irrigation and drainage systems help to avoid soil erosion.
  4. Preventing overgrazing: Preventing over grazing by herbivores helps protect soil and conserve it.

Soil richness can be protected by taking after the following practices:

  1. Crop rotation: The act of substituting a harvest like rice and wheat with a leguminous plant is crop rotation. The root knobs of leguminous plants contain rhizobium microorganisms which fix environmental nitrogen and provide richness to the soil.
  2. Mixed cropping: The act of growing at least two harvests at the same time in a field is called mixed cropping. Thus, produce or wastes of one product can be utilized for the growth and development of the other.
  3. Leaving field fallow: The act of leaving the field free or uncultivated for quite a while after couple of growth seasons helps the soil to recover its richness.
  4. Utilization of excrements and composts: Richness of soil can be saved by applying appropriate fertilizers and manures.