“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.
04/02/2023 2:10 PM

“The Knowledge Library”

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

The Knowledge Library

Ecology

World’s Most Polluted Cities

Pollution is most widespread in middle- to low-income countries due to lax pollution regulations and industrial work. Particulate Matter (PM2.5 and PM10) is frequently used as a measure of

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What is Commensalism?

With over a million species calling Earth home, our planet’s organisms frequently find themselves interacting with one another to survive. When different species dwell in the same

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What is the Biosphere?

Also referred to as the “Ecosphere,” the biosphere is a relatively thin zone of the Earth’s surface that supports life. The word “biosphere” was initially used in 1875 by the Austrian

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Facts about Weather

  1. There are about 2,000 thunderstorms happening right now! Thunderstorms happen when hot and cool air meet. 2. The lowest temperature ever recorded is −89.2 °C It was recorded

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Gulf Stream

The Gulf Stream is a warm and relatively fast-moving current in the Atlantic Ocean that starts at the tip of Florida. It transports warm water in a clockwise

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How Snow Formed?

Snowflakes are formed in the atmosphere, and then gravity takes over causing the snowflakes to fall to the ground. Snow refers to a type of

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Ocean Deserts

Ocean deserts are areas of the ocean that do not receive enough ocean. They are oxygen-starved, or, in scientific terms, hypoxic. These deserts are also

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Types of Pollution

Pollution can be of different types based on the part of the environment getting polluted or the major type of pollutant involved. Air, water, and

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Natural Wonders of Brazil

The Pantanal in Brazil. Brazil has several natural wonders that are globally famous for their beauty, uniqueness, and ecological significance. The Meeting of Waters is

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Melting Glaciers

The world’s rapidly melting glaciers has disastrous consequences on the animals that rely on them for survival. Today, the main reason glaciers have begun to

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Ecological Footprint

An ecological footprint measures our impact on the environment, represented in the amount of land and natural resources that are used to meet our demands.

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Biodiversity?

Biodiversity is the term used to describe all types of life and all organisms in the natural world Humans are the number one threat to

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Rainforest

What is a Rainforest? A rainforest is defined by the fact that it contains many large evergreen trees that never lose their leaves, and by

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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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