Environment

Deforestation

Deforestation

Indiscriminate felling of trees as a result of urbanization, industrialization, mining operations, a...

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Mangroves

Mangroves

Mangroves are the characteristic littoral plant formation of tropical and subtropical sheltered coas...

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Factors Affecting the Temperat

Factors Affecting the Temperature of Ocean Waters

The average temperature of ocean as a whole is 3-4 degree Celsius. This is because the variations in...

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El Nino Southern Oscillation (

El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO)

Warming and cooling of the Pacific Ocean is most important in terms of general atmospheric circulati...

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Types of Coral Reefs

Types of Coral Reefs

Fringing Reef:    A fringing reef is a coralline platform lying close to the shore e...

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Krishna Water Dispute

Krishna Water Dispute

The Krishna river dispute took a new turn, when Maharashtra and Karnataka Chief Ministers agreed to ...

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Seasonal Rhythm

Seasonal Rhythm

The climatic conditions of India can best be described in terms of an annual cycle of seasons. The m...

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Savannah/Sudan Climate

Savannah/Sudan Climate

The Savanna or Sudan Climate is a transitional type of climate found between the equatorial forests ...

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Ocean Deposits

Ocean Deposits

Based on their location of occurrence, ocean deposits may also be classified as Neritic and Pelagic....

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Types of Solid Waste

Types of Solid Waste

Municipal solid waste > Municipal solid waste consists of household waste, construction and demo...

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Paris Agreement

Paris Agreement

At COP 21 in Paris, on 12 December 2015, Parties to the UNFCCC reached a landmark agreement to comba...

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Eutrophication

Eutrophication

Eutrophication or hypertrophication, is when a body of water becomes overly enriched with minerals a...

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