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  • What is National Mission on Bioeconomy?

    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.

    Mar 12, 2019
  • 10 Ecological facts about the World's largest marine protected area

    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.

    Mar 11, 2019
  • Top 10 largest Marine Protected Area

    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.

    Mar 11, 2019
  • What is International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme?

    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.

    Mar 11, 2019
  • What is the Ecological Profile of Lakshadweep Islands?

    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.

    Mar 6, 2019
  • What is the Ecological Profile of Andaman and Nicobar Islands?

    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.

    Mar 5, 2019
  • What is Agro-Climatic Zone?

    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.

    Mar 5, 2019
  • Coastal Zone Management- Purpose, Objective and Challenges

    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.

    Feb 14, 2019
  • What is Solar Geo-Engineering?

    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.

    Jan 21, 2019
  • What is National E-Mobility Programme in India?

    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.

    Jan 3, 2019
  • Do you know about the India’s National Water Mission

    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.

    Dec 28, 2018
  • What is Keystone Species?

    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.

    Dec 26, 2018
  • Green Accounting System- Objectives and Importance

    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.

    Dec 24, 2018
  • What is Ozone Pollution and how it affects health?

    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.

    Dec 24, 2018
  • 10 Amazing facts about India’s first floating laboratory

    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.

    Dec 18, 2018