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Objective .This course will complete the remaining three chapters (12th ncert) part by part included in the portion of topic ENVIRONMENT' important for GS section of UPSC exam. The main objective is to explain the concepts as simply as possible, to clear the basics, especially focuses on beginners, and tries to generate an interest among viewers by being more creative. Source 12th ncert
Target audience UPSC aspirants .SSC .CDS Railway etc.
Loss of biodiversity is the extinction of species (human, plant or animal) worldwide, and also the local reduction or loss of species in a certain hahitat Endangered Animais in India 1. Asian elephant 2. Tiger 3. Great indian one - horned Rhh 4. Asiatic Lion 5. Leopard 6. Snow Leopard 7. Tibetan Antelope
PLANTS ANIMALS CATEGORY Critically endangered nilghiriensis (Pigmy hog) endangered Berberis Sus salvanisus Bentinckia nicobarica Ailurus fulgens (Red Panda) Antilope vulnerable CupressUS cashmeriana cervicapra(Blac k buck)
Is the biological wealth of our planet declining??? Why??? The colonisation of tropical pacific islands by humanS IS said to have led to the extinction of more than 2000 species of native birds. MICRONESIA There are about 25,000 slands in the . Pacific Ocean. The islands MELANESIA entirely within the Pacific Ocean can be divided into three main groups known as Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia.
14 independent developing island nations of the tropical Pacific often with high endemism. V Cook islands V Fiji Papua new guinea Samoa Solomon islands Federated states of V Tonga Micronesia Tuvalu Vanuatu V Kiribati Marshall islands Nauru Niue
Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to, a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, the extinction of 784 or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous toeatelbtes, 359 are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhereplants) in the last 500 According to IUCN Red List (2004) documents species (including 338 invertebrates and 87 years.
Some examples of recent extinctions... Dodo(Mauritius) Quagga(Africa) Thylacine(Austral'
The Invasive Species Council is an Australian environm ental non-governmental organisation Founded in 2002 Objective - to provide a specialist policy and advocacy focus on reducing the threat of invasive species that
V The Caspian Sea is the argest inland body of water in the world RUSSIA aral ra UZBEKIS accounts for 40 to 44% of the total lacustrine waters of the world. Caspian Sea TURKMENISTAN TURKE IRAQ IRAN V The coastlines of the Caspian are e Azerbaijan, Iran, Caspian Sea Kazakhstan Russia, and .Turkmenistan Amazon River
Consequences??? Decline in plant production Lowered resistance to environmental perturbations such as drought Increased variability in certain ecosystem processes such as plant productivity, water use, and pest and disease cycles.
Causes??? There are 4 major major causes... 'EVIL QUARTET Habitat loss and fragmentation V over - exploitation Alien species invasions VCo - extinctions
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Pillai Sruthi P Kumar
I am a botany graduate from Ramnarain Ruia college, Mumbai university. Currently, a civil service aspirant. I am passionate about teaching.