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What is Chernozem?

Apr 5, 2019
Soil is the upper layer of earth in which plants grow, a black or dark brown material typically consisting of a mixture of organic remains, clay, and rock particles. Chernozem is the most fertile black on the Earth. In this article, we have discussed about the formation, characteristics and belts of chernozem in the world which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What are Crepuscular Rays?

Apr 4, 2019
The Sun is the brightest and most familiar object in the sky. The Sunlight comes to the Earth in the form of rays. The crepuscular Rays are alternating light and dark sun rays streaming through gaps in clouds. In this article, we are giving the definition, colour and alternative names of the Crepuscular Rays which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What are Biogeochemical Cycles?

Apr 4, 2019
The Water, Nitrogen and Phosphorous cycles are the most important biochemical cycles that affect the health of the ecosystem. In this article, we have discussed about the concept, types and importance of the biogeochemical cycles which will strengthen the knowledge of aspirants who are preparing for the examinations like UPSC, State Services, IBPS, SBI, SCC, and Railways.

What is the Ninety East Ridge?

Apr 3, 2019
The Indian Ocean has majority of active spreading ridges of the worldwide system of mid-ocean ridges. The Ninety East Ridge is one of the popular hotspot of the Indian Ocean. In this article, we have explained the formation, composition, nomenclature of the Ninety East Ridge, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of the Major Straits of the World

Apr 2, 2019
A Strait is a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water. It most commonly refers to a channel of water that lies between two land masses. In this article, we are giving the list of the World’s major Straits that will give general awareness to the reader in understanding how these straits connect the world.

List of Longest Glaciers outside Polar Region

Apr 2, 2019
Glaciers are the second largest reservoir of water and the largest freshwater reservoir on the Earth. In this article we are giving the name of Longest Glaciers outside Polar Region along with their location and length which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is Trophic Cascade?

Apr 1, 2019
Trophic Cascade is a powerful interaction of the trio-trophic interaction of Predator-Herbivore-Primary producer. In this article, we have explained the term trophic cascade and discussed about how predators play important role in balancing the trophic cascade which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Meaning and Impact of the Green Revolution in India

Mar 30, 2019
The Green Revolution is referred to as the process of increasing agricultural production by incorporating modern tools and techniques. In the second half of Second Five year plan, Ford Foundation sponsored a team of experts invited by the Government of India to propose ways to boost agricultural production & efficiency. As per recommendations of the expert team, government of India introduced a rigorous development programme in 7 districts selected from seven States in the year 1960. This programme was termed as IADP (Intensive Area Development Programme).

What is Deep Sea Trawling?

Mar 29, 2019
Environmental issues and conservations are the relationship between values and attitudes. Just like other issues, Deep Sea Trawling becomes one of the forefront topics of the marine conservation debate. In this article, we are the meaning of Deep Sea Trawling, name of countries who passed the legislation to prohibit the Deep Sea Trawling, its impact on the environment, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Why is Biological Diversity important?

Mar 28, 2019
Life on the Earth is moving around the nature for the sustenance, health, well-being and cultural growth. Food, fruit, seed, fodder, medicines and a host of other goods and services are provided by the biotic resources. In this article we have discussed on the social, cultural, economic and environmental importance of the biological diversity which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Difference between Wildlife Sanctuary, Biosphere Reserves and National Park

Mar 28, 2019
We must make every effort to preserve, conserve and manage biodiversity. Protected areas, from large wilderness reserves to small sites for particular species, and reserves for controlled uses. The wildlife sanctuary, biosphere reserves and national park are designated places for protecting the wild plants, animals and natural habitats.

What is Blue Carbon?

Mar 27, 2019
Carbon is one of the important elements on the Earth. It is stored in the soils or the sediments below the coastal vegetation. Carbon sequestration also process is involved in coastal ecosystem In this article, we have explained the term blue carbon and its importance which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

10 Interesting facts about India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway

Mar 27, 2019
The India-Myanmar-Thailand (IMT) highway project is an ambitious project and it will open the gate to ASEAN through the land. The execution of this project will under the India's Look East Policy. In this article, we are giving 10 Interesting facts about India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Cropping Patterns and Cropping Systems in India

Mar 14, 2019
The choice of crop cultivation of farmer is guided by the factors like Physical, Social and Economic. Sometimes they cultivate a number of crops at their farms and rotate a particular crop combination over a period. Here, we are giving a brief note on the Cropping Patterns and Cropping Systems in India, which will be helpful for the aspirants of the competitive exams like UPSC/PCS/SSC/CDS etc.

Do You Know Why International Date Line is not straight?

Mar 14, 2019
International Date Line marks the place where each day officially begins. At the international date line, the west side of the line has been always one day ahead of the East side, no matter what time of day it is when the line crossed.

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.

An introduction to Karewa deposits and their economic significance

Mar 8, 2019
Karewas are lacustrine deposits. According geographers, the Karewa Formation are glacio- fluvial-lacustrine and aeolian loess of Plio-Pleistocene age. It is extremely important for agricultural and horticultural practices. In this article we have explained about Karewa formation, Karewa belts and its economic significance which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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