Concept of Biodiversity – Types of biodiversity, species diversity

Watch in Concept of Biodiversity Biodiversity is the variety of plant and animal life in the world or in a particular habitat. Measurement of Biodiversity Biodiversity is measured by two major components:Species richness, and Species evenness. • Species richness : It is the measure of number of species found in a community and can be …

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Top 10 List of UNESCO world heritage sites in India

1. Great Living Chola Temples at Thanjavur It has 3 major mouments listed together as one in unesco list. Site:  Brihadeeshwara Temple, Gangaikonda Cholapuram  and Darasuram town State: Tamil Nadu Established: 11th, 12th century 2004 respectively. Declared: 1987 respectively. Type of Monument: Temple Architecture The great living chola temples includes Brihadeeswara temple at Thanjavur, and …

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Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries – OPEC

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries – OPEC OPEC is an international organization of 14 nations as of February 2018 and economic cartel whose mission is to coordinate the policies of the oil-producing countries. The goal is to secure a steady income to the member states and to collude in influencing world oil prices through …

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Ancient Indian Architecture – Part IV – Temple Architecture

Temple Architecture Temple architecture of high standard developed in almost all regions of ancient India. The distinct architectural style of temple construction in different parts was a result of geographical, climatic, ethnic, racial, historical and linguistic diversities. Ancient Indian temples are classified into three broad types. This classification is based on different architectural styles, employed …

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Climate Change – Part 03 – Conventions Related to Climate Change

Conventions Related to Climate Change The Convention on Climate Change sets an overall framework for intergovernmental efforts to tackle the challenge posed by climate change. Under the Convention, ‘governments gather and share information on greenhouse gas emissions, national policies, the provision of financial and technological support to developing countries, cooperation in preparing for adaptation to …

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Rock-Cut Architecture – Ancient Indian Architecture – Part 03

Rock-Cut Architecture Rock-cut architecture occupies a very important place in the history of Indian Architecture. It differs from traditional buildings in many ways. The rock-cut art is more similar to sculpture than architecture as structures were produced by cutting out solid rocks. Let’s have a look at the various specimen of rock-cut architecture in ancient …

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Climate Change – Part 02 – Steps taken by Indian Govt. to reduce global warming

Steps taken by Indian Govt. to reduce global warming Energy challenges are intensifying not only because of climate change, but because of growing demands in fast emerging economies like India. As India enjoys strong growth, it’s no surprise that consumers demand greater reliability from their energy suppliers, and that the climate change agenda is seen …

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