Category Archives: Earth

Earth consists of the mother earth and everything that is connected to it. It covers all the aspect of living world i.e. planet earth & its geology, environment, microbes, climate & climate change and natural hazards.

What is Eutrophication? What are its Causes & Effects?

With the use of high–yielding varieties of crops, the use of fertilizers and pesticides has increased a lot. Excess fertilizers may mix with surface water and may get drained into water bodies (surface runoff). These fertilizers overstimulate the growth of algae, causing eutrophication, and robbing the water of dissolved oxygen vital to other aquatic life. During the past century, lakes in many parts of the earth have been severely eutrophied by sewage and agricultural and industrial wastes. Continue reading What is Eutrophication? What are its Causes & Effects?

All You Need To Know About Biosphere Reserves.

Biosphere Reserves (BRs) are specified areas of natural and cultural landscapes that include minimally disturbed, man-modified and degraded ecosystems. These are meant for preserving genetic diversity in various natural biomes.

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