Biodiversity

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Sayantani Chatterjee
  Introduction   Sundarbans is a group of low-lying islands in the Bay of Bengal stretching from 24 Parganas district of West Bengal in India to Bagerhat district in southern Bangladesh. Part of the world's largest delta (also known as Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta), Sundarbans is one of the largest…
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Rashmi Dutta Dey
  Introduction   Sundarbans is a part of the largest delta in the world which is formed by the rivers Ganga, Brahmaputra and Meghna. The region is a swamp adjacent to both the plains and the sea and is intersected by several river tributaries, creeks and canals. Although the topography makes the…
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Sameer Gautam
Increasing urbanization, habitat destruction, pollution, biological invasions, increasing greenhouse gases and excessive use of natural resources are some of the anthropogenic factors that have damaged the environment.  As a result, global temperatures have increased substantially and the impact…
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Ekta Khurana & Neetu Tiwari
Biodiversity—the diversity among living organisms—plays an essential role in ensuring the survival of life on earth. As far as cities are concerned, ecosystems provide three main kinds of service: firstly, the provisioning of food, fibre and fuels; secondly, purification and detoxification of water…
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The Yamuna Biodiversity Park is situated near Wazirabad village on the flat alluvial plains of the Yamuna. The Park is a site of biologically rich wetlands, grassland communities, a wide variety of fruit-yielding species, and an abundance of medicinal herbs.
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Siddharth Kulkarni
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Dhiraj Halali
Spiders are one of the most diverse groups of invertebrates. These eight-legged creatures are found almost all over the world. However, despite their wide presence, spiders are commonly mistaken for insects. Spiders belong to a class  called  Arachnida (order: Araneae) which includes other groups …
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