Biodiversity Profile Of India: Free eBook

Biodiversity

Biological diversity or ‘biodiversity’ encompasses the variety of all life on earth. Biodiversity manifests itself at three levels: ‘species’ diversity which refers to the numbers and kinds of living organisms; ‘genetic’ diversity which refers to genetic variation within species; and ‘ecosystem’ diversity which denotes the variety of … [Read more...]

Biodiversity Profile Of India

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India is one of the 17 identified mega diverse countries of the world. From about 70 per cent of the total geographical area surveyed so far, 45,500 plant species (including fungi and lower plants) and 91,000 animal species, representing about seven percent of the world's flora and 6.5 per cent of the world's fauna, respectively, have been described. Nearly … [Read more...]

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What Is Happening To Biodiversity

Biodiversity

Biological diversity or ‘biodiversity’ encompasses the variety of all life on earth. Biodiversity manifests itself at three levels: ‘species’ diversity which refers to the numbers and kinds of living organisms; ‘genetic’ diversity which refers to genetic variation within species; and ‘ecosystem’ diversity which denotes the variety of … [Read more...]

Bio Geographic Zones Of India

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India: Biogeographical Diverse Landscape India is situated north of the equator between 66°E to 98°E and 8°N to 36°N. It is bordered by Nepal, China and Bhutan in the north; Bangladesh and Myanmar in the east; the Bay of Bengal in the south east; the Indian Ocean in the south; the Arabian Sea in the west; and Pakistan in the north-west. The varied … [Read more...]

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Biodiversity In India

Biodiversity

Biological diversity or ‘biodiversity’ encompasses the variety of all life on earth. Biodiversity manifests itself at three levels: 'species' diversity which refers to the numbers and kinds of living organisms; 'genetic' diversity which refers to genetic variation within species; and 'ecosystem' diversity which denotes the variety of habitats, biological … [Read more...]

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