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World Air Quality Report 2020: Key Findings and situation pollution of India

Mar 22, 2021
World Air Quality Report 2020 has recently been released by Swiss Organization IQ Air. In the article below  know all about Delhi being the most polluted capital of the World, major polluted cities in India and other key findings of the report.

World's fastest sinking city -Jakarta: Know why is Indonesia's capital sinking and how to mitigate urban floods here

Feb 26, 2021
Know here why Jakarta is called the fastest sinking city in the world? Explained below in the article are the reasons behind the sinking of Indonesia's capital and the ways to mitigate urban floods

All about Bodhghat Hydro Power Project in Chhattisgarh

Jan 21, 2021
Bodhghat Project is a multipurpose hydro project that had been in the pipeline since last 40 years. The Chattisgarh Govt is all set to initiate the process of the project now- Know why environmentalists are concerned about it. 

What is Biodiversity? Know the difference between In Situ and Ex Situ conservation

Jan 19, 2021
Biodiversity forms the foundation of the vast array of ecosystem services that critically contribute to human well-being. Know the difference between in-situ and ex-situ conservation

All about Dzukou Valley, wildfire and its impact

Jan 14, 2021
The two-week-long wildfire that hit the Dzukou valley was doused on 12th January 2021 with efforts from NDRF and IAF. Take a look at the details of Dzukou valley, the wildfire causes and its impact here. 

What is Khazan Farming System? Know all about estuarine agriculture here

Jan 6, 2021
Know all about the estuarine farming type called Khazan Agriculture system here. Be aware of the benefits of Khazan farming, its issues, the location, community benefits etc here

India's first Pollinator Park opens in Uttarakhand's Haldwani: Here's all you need to know

Jan 5, 2021
In a bid to conserve pollinators, India's first 'Pollinator Park' opened in Uttarakhand's Haldwani (Nanital district) on 29 December 2020 and is spread over 4 acres of land.

Hydroponics and its applications: Here's everything you need to know

Dec 21, 2020
Hydroponics is a type of horticulture where plants are grown without the use of soil in mineral-rich water (aqueous solvent). 

Deep-sea mining: What is it, its importance, impact on the environment and India's Samudrayaan project

Dec 16, 2020
This article will guide you about deep-sea mining, its importance, impact on the environment, and India's proposed 'Samudrayaan' project. 

What is Narmada Landscape Restoration Project (NLRP)? 

Dec 9, 2020
NTPC has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Indian Institute of Forest Management, IIFM, Bhopal, for implementation of the Narmada Landscape Restoration Project. Know all details here

What is Green Hydrogen and its Importance- Know about the emerging clean energy source here

Dec 3, 2020
Green hydrogen production is based on the generation of hydrogen through electrolysis. Know about its importance, its uses, how it can be used to decarbonise the planet and its way forward here. Get to know about the advantages and the disadvantages of green hydrogen here

India gets it's first Moss Garden in Nainital: Know the significance, uses and other details here

Dec 3, 2020
India has recently got its first moss garden and it has been set up in Nainital. Take a look at the garden's details, its purpose and its uses here. Know the significance of one of it's kind of garden here

China's new dam on Brahmaputra River: All you need to know about the Yarlung Zangbo river hydropower project

Nov 30, 2020
The authorities of China have given the go-ahead for the construction of the first downstream dam on the lower reaches of the river Yarlung Zangbo in Tibet (Brahmaputra), 30 km away from the India-China border along the Arunachal Pradesh. 

MOSAiC Mission: Objectives, Features and Benefits of the Mission

Apr 22, 2020
The MOSAiC mission was started in September 2019 to study the impact of climate change on the Arctic region and its impact on the rest of the world. The full form of MOSAiC is 'Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate'.

World leaders including PM Narendra Modi with Bear Grylls in Man vs Wild Program at Discovery India

Aug 13, 2019
Edward Michael Grylls OBE popularly known as the Bear Grylls; is a survival instructor.  He is widely known for his television series Man vs. Wild (2006–2011). In this series he does expedition of the different rivers, mountains, forests and oceans. Recently Bear Grylls featured with PM Narendra Modi ji in his Man vs Wild series.

What is Green Muffler and how it is related with pollution

Jun 7, 2017
Green Muffler is a technique of reducing noise pollution by planting 4-6 rows around the populated areas or noisy places. Let us find out what is Green Muffler Scheme, why trees are known as buffers, how trees help in reducing noise pollution.

Ecology and Ecosystem: A Complete Overview

Feb 18, 2017
The Environment is our basic life support system which provides the air for breathing, the water for drinking, the food for eating and the land for a living. It is collectively portrayed all the external forces and conditions, which influences the life, nature, growth and maturity of living organism, whereas ‘Ecology’ is the scientific analysis and study of interactions among organisms and their environment.

Jargons on Environment & Ecology

Sep 7, 2015
Jargon is a type of language that is used in a particular context and may not be well understood outside of it. The context is usually a particular occupation (that is, a certain trade, profession, or academic field), but any ingroup can have jargon. Jargons are used in the explanation to simplify it.

Meaning of Environment

Aug 14, 2015
The term environment has been derived from a French word “Environia” means to surround. It refers to both Abiotic (physical or non-living) and Biotic (living) environment. The word environment means surroundings, in which organisms live. Environment and the organisms are two organised and complex component of nature. Environment controls the life of the organisms including human beings. Human beings interact with the environment more vigorously than other living beings. Ordinarily environment refers to the materials and forces that surround the living organism.

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