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  • Important Geographical Facts about Wetlands of the World

    Wetlands are the lands between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems where the water table is usually at or near the surface or the land is covered by shallow water. It exists in every part of the world and in every climatic zone. In this article we, are giving an important Geographical Facts about Wetlands of the World along with typologies of wetlands, names of major wetlands of the world, which will be useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Jun 22, 2018
  • What is PM 2.5 and PM10 and how they affect health?

    PM stands for Particulate Matter. PM2.5 and PM10 are minute particles present in the air and exposure to it is very harmful for health. When the level of these particles increases and penetrate deeply in to the lungs, you can experience number of health impacts like breathing problem, burning or sensation in the eyes etc. Let's study through this article what are PM2.5 and PM10 and how they affect health?

    Jun 11, 2018
  • What is Carbon Fertilization and its effects on crop production?

    The carbon dioxide fertilization or carbon fertilisation is not only the cause of plant growth but also contributes the greening effect. It is the phenomena that the increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere increases the rate of photosynthesis in plants. In this article, we are given the definition of Carbon Fertilization and its effect on crop production which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Jun 5, 2018
  • Why does hail fall from the sky?

    Often you may have noticed that occasionally with the rain some small crystals of ice falls from the sky which we call them hail storm. What are hails, how they are formed, what causes hail to fall etc. are discussed in this article.

    Jun 1, 2018
  • Do you know the difference between astronomical and meteorological seasons

    The term season marked by particular weather patterns and daylight hours, resulting from the earth's changing position with regard to the sun. Seasons are resultant of the position of Earth when orbiting around the Sun and Earth's axial tilt relative to the ecliptic plane. In this article, we are given the difference between astronomical and meteorological seasons which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    May 24, 2018
  • National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC)

    The Government of India formulated national plan on water, renewable energy, energy efficiency agriculture and others – bundled with additional ones – into a set of eight missions under the National Action Plan on Climate Change. The Action Plan was released on 30th June 2008 to address the future policies and programs for the climate mitigation and adaptation.

    May 11, 2018
  • Do you know about the India's National Solar Mission

    The National Solar Mission is one of the eight missions of the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC).This mission has great potential and it will make India one of the largest Green Energy producers in the world. In this article, we are giving aims, objectives and targets of the National Solar mission which will be helpful for the aspirants of the competitive exams like UPSC/PCS/SSC/CDS etc.

    May 10, 2018
  • How does Earth’s Albedo effects the Global Warming?

    The Global Climate Change has already had deep impact on the environment. For Example- Glaciers have shrunk, ice on rivers and lakes is breaking up earlier, plant and animal ranges have shifted and trees are flowering sooner. In this article, we are giving the concept of Albedo, how earth’s albedo effects the Global Warming, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    May 8, 2018
  • Do you know about India’s National Mission on Sustainable Habitat

    The National Mission on Sustainable Habitat is one of the eight climate mission of the Government of India under the NAPCC mitigation strategy. The Government of India had launched eight missions under the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) to find out the mitigation option of climate change. In this article, we are giving the concept, salient features, functional areas and objectives of the National Mission on Sustainable Habitat, which is very useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    May 8, 2018
  • Do you know about National Mission on Strategic Knowledge for Climate Change

    The National Mission on Strategic Knowledge for Climate Change is one of the eight missions under the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC). It was formulated to create a good network with existing knowledge institutions which can help with capacity building & improving understanding of key climate processes and climate risks. In this article, we are giving the fundamentals, focused area and objectives of the National Mission on Strategic Knowledge for Climate Change, which is very useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    May 7, 2018
  • Do you know about National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem

    The Government of India has been launched National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) in 2008 to address the issues of Climate Change. The NAPCC comprises of eight National Missions of which National Mission on Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem (NMSHE) is the only area-specific mission. In this article, we are giving the provision, functional area and objectives of the National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem, which is very useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    May 4, 2018
  • Top 5 indoor Plants that help in combating Air Pollution

    A research from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur has revealed that if you want to solve the problem of air pollution at your home then you should plant these 5 plants in your house. These five plants are; Areca Palm, Mother-in-law's tongue, Golden Pothos, Chrysanthemum (Guldudi) and Money Plant.

    May 4, 2018
  • What is National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency?

    The energy efficiency of the India is the fifth lowest in the world which means that the GDP energy consumption ratio in India is very poor. Thus, India must work on the strategic plan for reducing the use of fossil fuels without compromising on growth and energy efficiency to compete with the energy hungry countries. In this article, we are giving the concept and initiatives plan of the National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency, which is very useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    May 3, 2018
  • Do you know about the National Mission for A Green India

    The National Mission for A Green India or Green India Mission (GIM) is one of the eight missions India’s action plans to address the challenge of climate change. In this article, we are giving the provision, objectives, goals and strategic components of the National Mission for A Green India, which is very useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    May 2, 2018
  • Do you know about India's National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture

    The National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA), which is one of the eight Missions under the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) seeks to address issues regarding ‘Sustainable Agriculture’ in the context of risks associated with climate change by devising appropriate adaptation and mitigation strategies for ensuring food security, equitable access to food resources, enhancing livelihood opportunities and contributing to economic stability at the national level. In this article we are giving the objectives, functional areas, focused areas and drawback of the India’s National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture which is very useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Apr 30, 2018