Category: Biology

Noise Pollution

Noise Pollution Noise pollution is unwanted, unpleasant, loud disturbing sound that has a harmful effect on human beings as well as animals. The frequency of sound is measured in …

Soil Pollution

Soil Pollution Soil pollution is the alteration in soil due to the removal or addition of substances, which decreases the productivity and quality of plants. Agrochemicals, industrial wastes, mining …

Water pollution

Water pollution Water pollution is the contamination of water due to the addition of substances (i.e.,inorganic, organic, biological, radiological,etc.,) making it unfit for human use and growth of aquatic …

Environmental Pollutants

Environmental Pollutants Environmental pollutants are substances, chemicals or any other thing which change the natural balance of the environment and thus cause pollution. Pollutants stimulate, initiate or terminate the …

Ex-Situ Conservation of Biodiversity

Ex- Situ Conservation of Biodiversity Ex-Situ conservation means ‘out of site conservation’. It is the conservation of rare plants/ animals in places outside their natural habitat. Examples of ex-situ …

Conservation of Biodiversity

Conservation of Biodiversity Conservation of biodiversity is protection and management of biodiversity so as to maintain it at its optimum level and derive sustainable benefits for the present as …

Threats to Biodiversity

Threats to Biodiversity Biodiversity is under serious threat due to human activities. The range of animal and plant life in an ecosystem are being destroyed which is leading to …