“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

Ecology

What is Light Pollution?

Chicago city lights visible from the sky Approximately 83% of the world’s population lives under light-polluted skies. In the United States and Europe, about 99%

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Is Antarctica Melting?

For centuries, Antarctica has captivated people around the world. Explorers sought to travel there—and crossed treacherous waters full of ice to do so. Scientists have studied weather, wildlife, and

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Carbon Cycle

Carbon Cycle 1,000 to 100,000 million metric tons of carbon move through the fast carbon cycle every year. The Carbon Cycle moves in two major

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Ocean Acidification

Ocean acidification refers to the lowering pH levels of the Earth’s seas. Carbon emissions are the leading cause of acidification. Acidic oceans can be very

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Fossil Fuels

There are three types of fossil fuels: coal, natural gas and crude oil Fossil fuels are made up of decayed organic matter that has been

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World’s Forests

Forests are the world’s most critical ecosystems because they comprise numerous plant species and are inhabited by several animal species, including microorganisms. Of the global

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Ecological Succession?

Ecological succession describes how a biological community evolves and changes over time. It occurs when natural events create a gap in an ecosystem. Various organisms

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Endemic Species

Red Ruffed Lemur, an endemic species found in the island country of Madagascar. An endemic species is one that exists only within a specific place,

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Species

What is A Species? Different species of wildlife. All living things are ranked in a taxonomic ranking system: kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus and

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Ecosystem

Ecosystem An ecosystem is the term used to describe all of the organisms – plants, animals etc., as well as all the environmental factors –

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Deforestation

What Is Deforestation? Deforestation in the rainforests of Malaysia. Forests cover about 31% of the earth’s total land surface and provide many environmental benefits including

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