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  • Components of Ecosystem

    An Ecosystem includes all of the living things (plants, animals and organisms) in a given area, interacting with each other, and also with their non-living environments (Weather, Earth, Sun, Soil, Climate, Atmosphere).

    14 hrs ago
  • Meaning of Biodiversity

    ‘Biological diversity’ or biodiversity is that part of nature which includes the differences in genes among the individuals of a species, the variety and richness of all the plants and animal species at different scales in space, locally, in a region, in the country and the world, and various types of ecosystems, both terrestrial and aquatic, within a defined area.

    14 hrs ago
  • 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.

    14 hrs ago
  • IUCN Red data Book:Different Categories

    The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species is widely recognized as the most comprehensive, objective global approach for evaluating the conservation status of plant and animal species. From its small beginning, The IUCN Red List has grown in size and complexity and now plays an increasingly prominent role in guiding conservation activities of governments, NGOs and scientific institutions. The introduction in 1994 of a scientifically rigorous approach to determine risks of extinction that is applicable to all species, has become a world standard.

    2 days ago
  • What is the economic importance of Algae?

    Algae belongs to the kingdom of Protista and the size ranges vary from the microscopic Micromonas species to giant kelps. The habitat distribution of the Algae can be determined by their pigment. In this article, we are given a short note on the economic importance of the Algae along with their typology and classification, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    2 days ago
  • Salient features of Bhitarkanika National Park

    The Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary is one of India’s biggest estuarine crocodile habitats and a major coastal eco-system. It was declared as a National Park because of its ecological, faunal, floral, geomorphological and zoological association and importance and for the purpose of protection in 1998. In August 2002, it was designated as the second Ramsar site (i.e. Wetland of International importance).

    2 days ago
  • What is Geode?

    Rocks are grain of minerals which are homogeneous solids formed from a chemical precipitation. Geode rock is a type of sedimentary and volcanic rock that is hollow, vaguely circular rock, in which masses of mineral matter (which may include crystals) are sequestered. In this article, we are given the concept, formation and structure of Geodes which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    3 days ago
  • Keoladeo National Park: The Home of Rare Siberian Cranes

    Formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, the Keoladeo National Park lies between two of India's most historic cities, Agra and Jaipur. This north Indian park is situated in the country's northwestern part of Rajasthan. It was declared a national park in 1982 and then later tagged as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985. The park is home to over 370 species of birds and animals such as the basking python, painted storks, deer, nilgai and more. It is mainly known for migrated Siberian cranes.

    3 days ago
  • What is Bioremediation?

    Bioremediation is the process to detoxify the pollution from the environment. It is a mechanism to reduce adverse effects of waste on health, the environment or aesthetics. In this article, we have discussed on the concept of Bioremediation and its typology which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Apr 11, 2019
  • What is the difference between In situ and Ex situ Conservation?

    In situ and Ex situ, both are the method of conservation. The basic difference between in situ and ex situ lies on the habitat place where the process is carried out. In this article we are giving the difference between In situ and Ex situ Conservation which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Apr 11, 2019
  • What is the difference between Biodegradation and Bioremediation?

    The mechanism of Biodegradation and Bioremediation are governed by the microorganisms but the processes are different. In this article we are giving the difference between Biodegradation and Bioremediation which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Apr 11, 2019
  • What is Chernozem?

    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.

    Apr 5, 2019
  • What are Crepuscular Rays?

    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.

    Apr 4, 2019
  • What are Biogeochemical Cycles?

    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.

    Apr 4, 2019
  • What is the Ninety East Ridge?

    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.

    Apr 3, 2019