Tiger reserves of India

Tiger Reserves in India

Tiger Reserves in India Project Tiger Important facts about project tiger: Project Tiger was launched by the Government of India in the year 1973 to save the endangered species of tiger in the country. Starting from nine (9) reserves in 1973, the number is grown up to fifty-three (53). There Read more…

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World Environment Day

World Environment Day

World Environment Day In 1972, the UN General Assembly designated 5 June as World Environment Day (WED). The first celebration, under the slogan “Only One Earth” took place in 1974. In the following years, WED has developed as a platform to raise awareness on the problems facing our environment such Read more…

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water cycle

BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES

BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES Introduction: The flow of energy is linear in ecosystems but its opposite nutrients go through a cyclical process. The nutrients are locked in the dead remains of organisms and come back into the soil by decomposers. The recycling of these nutrients is called the biogeochemical or nutrient cycle. Read more…

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RAMSAR -Wetland Sites in India

RAMSAR- Wetland Sites in India

RAMSAR- Wetland Sites in India What is the RAMSAR Wetland Site? The Ramsar Site is a wetland site designated for international importance by the Ramsar convention. Introduction of Ramsar Convention: Ramsar Convention (established in 1971 by UNESCO, and came into force in 1975) is an international treaty for the conservation Read more…

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Types of Pollution

Pollution

Pollution  Pollution is the unfavorable alteration of our environment, largely as a result of human activities (Southwick; 1976) We can explain it as ‘Pollution is an undesirable change in physical, chemical, and biological characteristics in our air, land, and water that is harmful or may harm future organisms’. The actions Read more…

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