Category: Environment


  Ecosystem and its Function and Components   An ecosystem is a community, where all living organisms live and interact with one another and also with their non-living environment such as land, soil, air, water etc. Ecosystems range in size Read more…

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  BIODIVERSITY Biodiversity or biological diversity refers to a wide variety of living organisms (plants, animals and other micro organisms) which live in a habitat. It is highly influenced by topography, climate as well as human activities. It represents the Read more…

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  Non-Renewable Energy Coal Coal is an inflammable organic substance composed mainly of hydrocarbons. Coal is available in the form of sedimentary rocks. It is used in the generation of thermal power. It has close association with the industrial development Read more…

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Geomorphic Processes The formation and deformation of landforms on the surface of the Earth is a continuous activity of two broad processes i.e. internal and external. These processes cause stress and deformation on Earth materials and finally bring changes on Read more…

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  Genetic Engineering   Genetic engineering is the manipulation and transfer of genes from one organism to another organisms to create a new DNA called as recombinant DNA (rDNA). The term recombinant is used because DNA from two different sources Read more…

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  Green Revolution   Green Revolution is the process of increasing food production through high yielding crop varieties and modern agricultural techniques in underdeveloped and developing nations. Norman E. Borlaug, an American agronomist the “Father of the Green Revolution”, received Read more…

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  National River Conservation plan   There are several small and large rivers in India such as Ganga, Yamuna, Brahmaputra, Sutlej, Krishna, Narmada, Kaveri, Godavari etc. Many of the Indian rivers are polluted and their waters over large stretches are Read more…

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  Various methods for Conservation of Water   It is crucial to conserve water for human beings to survive. How can we conserve water: Create awareness among the people, about water scarcity. Do not waste water. Use only as much Read more…

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  Management of Water Resources   The total amount of water available for use by humans is limited. In view of the variability of rainfall in our country, this precious resource needs to be effectively managed and conserved. Due to Read more…

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  Information Technology for Disaster Prevention   Science and Technology, is not only important to hazard mapping but also to facilitate disaster prevention planning. Information technology (IT), which has significant implications for disaster management.   Decision Support and Public Awareness Read more…

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