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Population growth and its impacts on nature and natural resources

Population growth and its impacts – complete detail. Population growth and its impacts on nature and natural resources. The geometric rise in human population levels during the twentieth century is the fundamental cause of the loss of biodiversity. Nature and natural resources are destroyed as human populations grow. Nature and natural resources are destroyed as human populations grow and require more space …

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Exotic species and its impacts on natural forest areas (ecosystems)

Exotic species and its impacts on natural forest areas (ecosystems). Introduction of Genetically modified organisms and its impacts on natural ecosystem. Loss of biodiversity due to exotic species and genetically modified organisms.  A genetically modified organism is an organism, in whose chromosomes a foreign gene, taken from an organism of a different species, is inserted with genetic engineering techniques. In this way …

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Degradation of Religious Belief and taboos – causes and impacts

Degradation of Religious Belief and taboos – causes and impacts. Religious Belief and sacred grove conservation. Role of Religious Belief and taboos in conservation of natural forest. Religious Belief and taboos are the constructive tools for conserving the natural forest patches. Natural forest patches in the different regions indicated that the erosion of religious beliefs and taboos are influencing the traditional communities …

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Causes of Forest Fragmentation and loss of biodiversity

Causes of Forest Fragmentation and loss of biodiversity. Fragmentation of natural forest areas. Causes of Fragmentation of natural forest areas. Effects of Fragmentation of natural forest areas. The “edge” effect: The cutting of forest into fragments creates many “edges” where previously there was deep forest. Many species cannot maintain themselves in small fragmented forests. Many large mammals have huge ranges and require extensive areas of …

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Agriculture and Shifting Cultivation – complete detail

Agriculture and Shifting Cultivation – complete detail. Impacts of Agriculture and Shifting Cultivation on nature and natural resources. The introduction of monocropping and the use of relatively few plants for food and other uses – at the expense of the wide variety of plants and animals utilized by earlier peoples and indigenous peoples – is responsible for a loss of diversity and …

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Identification of Biodiversity in a Sacred Grove – Nai-Ka-Nath, Bassi

Identification of Biodiversity in a Sacred Grove – Nai-Ka-Nath Bassi, Jaipur Rajasthan. Nai-Ka-Nath grove situated in Jaipur district of Rajasthan. A historical temple of Bhagwan Shiva is situated in Nai-Ka-Nath grove and surrounded by hills. One discover a temple which is famous for historical interest in harmony with ……….. Nai-Ka-Nath grove is 45 Km away from Jaipur (14 Km away from Bassi), …

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Firewood and Timber Collection and its impact on natural resources

Firewood and Timber Collection – complete detail. Firewood and Timber Collection and its impact on natural resources. Firewood and Timber Collection destroying biodiversity.  Firewood and Timber Collection is also very harmful for nature and natural resources. In past, timber is collected from sacred grove only for repairing of the temple (which is located in that sacred grove). Tree cutting for personal …

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Survey of PRN area Jaipur Rajasthan

Survey of PRN area Jaipur Rajasthan Total area about 11000 Bigha totally agricultural land in 1989. After 1989 Rajasthan government taking over this land for PRN Yojana. Due to PRN Yojana farmers sold out their land and private societies developed residential colonies. Due to all these activities the natural flora of this area has almost lost. These developmental activities also …

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World Environment Day – 5 June 2015. How we can save our planet

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World Environment Day – 5 June 2015. Why we save our Environment. How we can save our planet. The theme for this year’s World Environment Day celebrations “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care”. World Environment Day – How we can save our planet Introduction 5th June 1972, world leaders got together to think seriously about our Earth’s future for the …

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