Category: Environment

  • Harmful Effects of Eutrophication

    eutrophication in India

    Eutrophication is one of the several ecological problems visible on the surface of water bodies. Eutrophication is characterized by a layer of abnormally growing algae on the water surface and has several harmful effects. Before knowing about the harmful effects, one must properly know about the eutrophication process and its causes. What is Eutrophication? The […]

  • Ecology and Environment

    ecology and environment

    Ecology is the study of environmental systems, or as it is sometimes called, the economy of nature. “Environmental” usually means relating to the natural, versus human-made world; the “systems” means that ecology is, by its very nature, not interested in just the components of nature individually but especially in how the parts interact. The subject […]

  • Global warming

    Global warming

    Global warming is the unequivocal and continuing rise in the average temperature of Earth’s climate system. Since 1971, 90% of the warming has occurred in the oceans. “Global warming” is also used to refer to increases in average temperature of the air and sea at Earth’s surface. The IPCC stated that the largest driver of […]

  • Types of Pollution

    pollution types

    Different Types of Pollution Pollution can be classified mainly on the basis of (i) Environment (water, soil, and air etc.); and (ii) Pollutants (lead, carbon-dioxide, solid wastes etc.). On the basis of these two ways pollution may be classified as: (i) AIR POLLUTION Due to some natural processes or human activities the amount of solid wastes or […]

  • Project Tiger – Government’s effort to protect tigers in India

    Bengal Tiger

    About Project Tiger: Project Tiger is a tiger conservation program for in situ conservation of wild tigers in designated tiger reserves. On 1st April 1973, the Project Tiger was launched by Mrs. Indira Gandhi in Palamu Tiger Reserve. [You may link it with 1972 Earth Summit] 3 subspecies of tigers are extinct out of traditionally […]

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