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What are the basic components of the ecosystem?

Apr 22, 2020
Components of the ecosystem: An Ecosystem includes all of the living things and non-living. Living things include; plants, animals, and organisms while non-living things include Weather, Earth, Sun, Soil, Climate, and Atmosphere etc.

Lunar Eclipse 2020: Know about Super Blue Blood Moon

Jan 9, 2020
A lunar eclipse occurs when Moon passes into the shadow of the earth and it becomes darkened or when the shadow of earth blocks the sun. Have you listened to or studied about super blue blood moon? How it occurs and what is it? Let us have a look!  

Benefits from Biodiversity

Jun 2, 2019
Agriculture, forestry and fisheries products, stable natural hydrological cycles, fertile soils, a balanced climate and numerous other vital ecosystem services depend upon the conservation of biological diversity. Food production relies on biodiversity for a variety of food plants, pollination, pest control, nutrient provision, genetic diversity, and disease prevention and control. Both medicinal plants and manufactured pharmaceuticals rely on biodiversity.

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.

How Ecosystem works

Dec 7, 2015
The ecosystem functions through several biogeochemical cycles and energy transfer mechanisms. Observe and document the components of the ecosystem which consists of its Non-Living or Abiotic features such as air, water, climate and soil. Its biotic components are the various plants and animals. Both these aspects of the ecosystem interact with each other through several functional aspects to form Nature’s ecosystems.

Conservation of Biodiversity in India

Dec 7, 2015
India is signatory to several major international conventions relating to conservation and management of wildlife. Some of these are Convention on Biological Diversity, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) etc. India is one among the 17 mega diverse countries of the world. But many plants and animals are facing threat of extinction. To protect the critically endangered and other threatened animal and plant species, Government of India has adopted many steps, laws and policy initiatives.

Common Plant Species of India

Dec 7, 2015
Nature has endowed India with a rich biological diversity, which includes over 40,000 species of plants and 75000 species of animals. India has about 12% of the global plant wealth amongst which there are nearly 3,000 tree species. There are around 15,000 flowering plant species in India. There are over 3000 medicinal plants in India. This list represents a 1000-odd plants which have been classified as traded medicinal plants according to the ENVIS database.

Hydraulic Fracturing

Dec 7, 2015
Hydraulic fracturing is the propagation of fractures in a rock layer, by a pressurized fluid. Some hydraulic fractures form naturally—certain veins or dikes are examples—and can create conduits along which gas and petroleum from source rocks may migrate to reservoir rocks. Induced hydraulic fracturing or hydro fracturing, commonly known as fracking, is a technique used to release petroleum, natural gas (including shale gas, tight gas, and coal seam gas), or other substances for extraction.

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. 

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

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). 

Why did Mount Everest's height change? Know the reason, process of measurement and more here

Dec 15, 2020
Mount Everest has a new revised registered height now. China and Nepal jointly announced its new height in a virtual ceremony. Know why Mount Everest's height changes, measurement methods followed since ages and more 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

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