Environment

Protected Area Network (PAN)

Protected Area Network (PAN)

National parks and sanctuaries are areas of significant ecological, floral, faunal or natural signif...

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Factors Limiting the Productiv

Factors Limiting the Productivity of Aquatic Habitats

SUNLIGHT: Sunlight penetration rapidly diminishes as it passes down the column of water. The d...

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Biodiversity Hotspots

Biodiversity Hotspots

Hot spots are the richest and most threatened reservoirs of plant and animal life of the earth. They...

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Coral Bleaching

Coral Bleaching

When corals face stress by changes in conditions such as temperature, light, or nutrients, they expe...

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Schedules of Wildlife Protecti

Schedules of Wildlife Protection Act, 1972

Wildlife Protection Act (WPA), 1972 consists of 6 schedule lists, which give varying degrees of prot...

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Aquatic Organisms

Aquatic Organisms

The aquatic organisms are classified on the basis of their zone of occurrence and their ability to c...

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IUCN Red List of Threatened Sp

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Established in 1964, the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of Threaten...

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Phytoplanktons

Phytoplanktons

Phytoplankton, also known as microalgae, are microscopic plant organisms that live in aquatic enviro...

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Black Softshell Turtle

Black Softshell Turtle

> It is found in India and Bangladesh as a freshwater turtle.   > Of the 29 freshwate...

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Sugar Mills And Environmental

Sugar Mills And Environmental Clearance

  > The 2006 notification of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) made it mandatory to...

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Global Environment Facility Sm

Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme

> Since 1997, UNDP has assisted the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Climate Change (MoEFC...

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Frost

Frost

What is Frost and how is it formed? > Frost is water vapour, or water in gas form, that becomes ...

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