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Environment-Biodiversity-Conservation and Threats !!!

2018-06-10T13:29:50+00:00

Thomas Lovejoy in 1980 coined the term ‘Biological Diversity’ which was later modified by E. O. Wilson in 1986 who coined the term ‘Biodiversity’ in his report for the first American Forum on Biological Diversity. As a term intimately related to environmental and wildlife conservation, although the popularity of the term has increased dramatically since then in the West, especially in the scientific community in the West as well as globally, biodiversity as conservation is still not an everyday term in India, like words like pollution and evolution are. […]

Environment-Biodiversity-Conservation and Threats !!! 2018-06-10T13:29:50+00:00

Environment-The Basic Possible Impacts of Climate Change in the Himalayas !!!

2017-11-18T18:39:03+00:00

Climate Change in the Himalayas is a major topic of worry for climate watchers in the Subcontinent and across the world. The Himalayas have the largest deposits of snow and ice in the world outside the Polar Regions and is often referred to as the ‘Third Pole’ and also as the ‘Water Tower of Asia’. […]

Environment-The Basic Possible Impacts of Climate Change in the Himalayas !!! 2017-11-18T18:39:03+00:00

Environment- India’s Solar Dilemma !!!

2017-11-08T00:54:32+00:00

Parties to the historic Paris Accord on climate change signed in 2015 meet in Bonn next week, and their discussions will inevitably veer toward the Donald Trump-led US administration’s decision to exit the Accord. US is the second-largest greenhouse gas emitter in the world, in per capita terms as well as in absolute volumes. The upcoming summit takes place amid growing concerns that the US move may encourage other countries to abdicate their responsibility to rein in greenhouse gas emissions. […]

Environment- India’s Solar Dilemma !!! 2017-11-08T00:54:32+00:00

Environment-Climate Change and Antarctic Biodiversity !!!

2017-11-08T00:08:46+00:00

Not being residentially inhabited by human populations and instead being a place where largely scientific research is the mainstay, one would expect Antarctic biodiversity to be more protected than biodiversity in other, more populated regions of the world. However, this may not be the case for Antarctic biodiversity. […]

Environment-Climate Change and Antarctic Biodiversity !!! 2017-11-08T00:08:46+00:00

Environment/Geography-Desertification in India, a disturbing truth !!!

2017-11-01T06:53:48+00:00

The terms desertification refers to degradation of land in arid, semi-arid and sub-humid areas resulting from various factors, including climatic variations and human activities. It does not imply loss of land to desert or through sand-dune movement. […]

Environment/Geography-Desertification in India, a disturbing truth !!! 2017-11-01T06:53:48+00:00

Environment-Governmental initiatives on climate change !!!

2017-11-01T06:45:03+00:00

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) in its Climate Change 2014 Synthesis Report published in 2015 states that increase in anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions together with other anthropogenic drivers such as aerosols, land cover and solar radiation are extremely likely to have been the dominant cause of the observed warming since mid-20th century. […]

Environment-Governmental initiatives on climate change !!! 2017-11-01T06:45:03+00:00

Enviroment-The Environment and Atomic Policy of the United Nations !!!

2017-10-06T23:14:57+00:00

Changes in Global Atomic Policy The 2005 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded jointly to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Mohamed El Baradei in lieu of their work in preventing military use of nuclear energy and for their efforts towards the safest possible standards of the use of nuclear for peaceful purposes. […]

Enviroment-The Environment and Atomic Policy of the United Nations !!! 2017-10-06T23:14:57+00:00