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What is National Mission on Bioeconomy?

Mar 12, 2019
The concept of Bioeconomy was started by USA, Canada, and European Union (EU) and Australia to boost their economy by using bio-resources. The National Mission on Bioeconomy was launched in Shillong, Meghalaya by the Institute of Bio-resources and Sustainable Development (IBSD) under the Ministry of Science and Technology. In this article, we are giving the concept and objectives of the National Mission on Bioeconomy which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

10 Ecological facts about the World's largest marine protected area

Mar 11, 2019
The world’s largest marine protected area (MPA) is situated in the region of the Antarctica's Ross Sea. It is about 1.5 times the size of the largest national park on land and covers 1.55 million square kilometres, of which 1.12 million square kilometres is fully protected. In this article, we are giving 10 ecological facts on the Antarctica's Ross Sea region which is now designated as the World's largest marine protected area.

Top 10 largest Marine Protected Area

Mar 11, 2019
According to the IUCN, there are around 5000 MPAs designated areas around the world. The world’s largest marine protected areas encompass 74% of the global marine area protected and 80% of the global reserve area. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 largest Marine Protected Area which will be helpful for the aspirants of the competitive exams like UPSC/PCS/SSC/CDS etc.

What is International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme?

Mar 11, 2019
Humans are an integral part of the Earth systems. They occupied a marginal position in the geocentric world. But despite such marginalisation, this programme conceptualises the planet and its functions spoke to the plea for a human agenda to address “our common future”. In this article, we have discussed on the objective and components of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is the Ecological Profile of Lakshadweep Islands?

Mar 6, 2019
The Lakshadweep is a group of 36 islands. It is India’s smallest Union Territory with an area of 32 sq. km. It is located in the Arabian Sea off the west coast of India. It is known for its exotic and sun-kissed beaches and lush green landscape. In this article, we are giving the Ecological Profile of Lakshadweep Island which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is the Ecological Profile of Andaman and Nicobar Islands?

Mar 5, 2019
Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the largest archipelago system in the Bay of Bengal. It extends over an area of 8249 Sq. km comprising 572 islands of which 37 are inhabited, are a group of islands at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea with a coastline of 1912 km (approx. 1/4th of total coastline of India). In this article, we rea giving the Ecological Profile of Andaman and Nicobar Islands which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is Agro-Climatic Zone?

Mar 5, 2019
Green Revolution provided the much needed food security to the vast population of the Indian Nation but in spite of being one of the top producers of almost all agricultural commodities, the productivity is still very low compared to many other countries in the world. In this article, we have explained the term and the importance of the Agro-Climatic Zone which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Coastal Zone Management- Purpose, Objective and Challenges

Feb 14, 2019
The Coastal zones are defined by the extent of territorial waters up to the high water mark. They are long, narrow features of mainland, islands and seas, generally forming the outer boundary of the coastal domain. Find out the concept, purpose, objectives and challenges of Coastal Zone Management for general awareness.

What is Solar Geo-Engineering?

Jan 21, 2019
The Earth's energy balance is determines by the climate which is regulated by the balance between incoming and outgoing solar energy. But the excessive use of stratospheric sulphate aerosols causes the rise of phenomena like Global Warming and Climate change. In this article, we have explained the concepts of Solar Geo-Engineering and Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is National E-Mobility Programme in India?

Jan 3, 2019
The National E-Mobility Programme is a type of environmental programme of India to create policy framework and charging infrastructure to ensure that 30% of the vehicles on road are electric vehicles, by 2030. In this article, we have explain the concept, aims and objectives of the National E-Mobility Programme in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Do you know about the India’s National Water Mission

Dec 28, 2018
The National Water Mission is one the eight missions of the Government of India which was launched under the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) for combating the threats of global warming. In this article, we are giving the concept, basis, goal and objectives of the India’s National Water Mission, which is very useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is Keystone Species?

Dec 26, 2018
The entire ecosystem is defined by the term Keystone species. In other words, we can say these species have played very important role in maintaining the structure of an ecological community. The concept of the keystone species was introduced in 1969 by the zoologist Robert T. Paine. In this article, we are giving origin and definition of the concept of the Keystone species which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Green Accounting System- Objectives and Importance

Dec 24, 2018
Environmental Changes are a global problem which requires a global solution. It has potential to slow our economic growth. The Green accounting system is considered one of the important management systems to enable improvement of economic and environmental performance of a business firm. In this article, we are giving the meaning, objectives and importance of Green Accounting System which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is Ozone Pollution and how it affects health?

Dec 24, 2018
We all know that ozone protect us from UV rays coming from the sun. Then what is ozone pollution, how it is harmful for health and environment. Let us study from this article about ozone pollution.

10 Amazing facts about India’s first floating laboratory

Dec 18, 2018
Loktak Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Northeast India and is famous for the phumdis (heterogeneous mass of vegetation, soil and organic matter at various stages of decomposition) floating over it. The Manipur’s Forest and Environment Minister, Thounaojam Shyamkumar Singh inaugurated India’s first floating laboratory in Imphal on Feb 24 which will help to conserve the biome of the lake.

List of Biosphere Reserves in India

Nov 22, 2018
The International Co-ordinating Council (ICC) of UNESCO introduced the designation of ‘Biosphere reserve’ for natural areas in November, 1971. The National Biosphere Reserve Programme in India was initiated in 1986 to serve as wider base for conservation of entire range of living resources and their ecological foundations in addition to already established protected area network system. In this article, we are giving the list of Biosphere Reserves in India which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Top 10 Biggest Farms in the World

Nov 2, 2018
Agriculture is the key component of the every economy because it feed the population. A farm is an area of land that is devoted primarily to agricultural processes with the primary objective of producing food and other crops as well as dairy farming. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Biggest Farms in the World in which we have discussed about their location, area in acres and typology of farm.

Top 10 Fastest Birds in the world

Oct 30, 2018
Birds are belong to the group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Fastest Birds in the World with their maximum speed in kilometre per hour and some important facts that will enhance the general knowledge of the readers.

Top 10 Biggest National Parks in India

Oct 24, 2018
A National Park is a place which is use for conservation of 'wild nature' for posterity and as a symbol of national pride. It is also conserve for purposes of public recreation and enjoyment or because of its historical or scientific interest. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Biggest National Parks along with their establishment date, location (state) and area in kilometre square which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Wildlife sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh

Oct 10, 2018
A Wildlife Sanctuary is a natural occurring place that provides protection for species from hunting, predation, competition or poaching; it is a protected area, a geographic territory within which wildlife is protected. In this article, we are giving the list of Wildlife sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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