Category: Geography

Wasteland Reclamation

Wasteland Reclamation: Wastelands are lands that are economically unproductive, ecologically unsuitable and subject to environmental deterioration. Wastelands are broadly categorized under two groups: Barren and Uncultivable Wasteland- It includes lands that cannot be brought under cultivation or economic use except at a very high cost, whether they exist as isolated pockets or within cultivated holdings. They …

Climate Change and its Impact

Climate Change: Climate is the average weather of an area. It is the general weather conditions, seasonal variations and extremes of weather in a region. Such conditions which average over a long period- at least 30 years– is called climate. Climate can change naturally for a variety of reasons. Some of the driving factors of climate …

Rainwater Harvesting- Methods and Advantages

Rainwater Harvesting: Groundwater, as a natural resource has the major advantage of meeting the requirements of emergency supplies during times of scarce water. Dependence on groundwater to meet the needs of the industrial sector also has resulted in lowering the groundwater table. Overdrawal of water along the coastal areas has resulted in the intrusion of saline …

Conservation of Biodiversity

Conservation of Biodiversity: The enormous value of biodiversity due to their genetic, commercial, medical, aesthetic, ecological and optional importance emphasizes the need to conserve biodiversity. Gradually we are coming to realize that wildlife is not just ‘a game to be hunted’, rather it is a ‘gift of nature’ to be nurtured and enjoyed. A number of …

Download Tamil Board Geography Book For IAS Exam

Download Tamil Board Geography Book For IAS Exam: Class 11th Geography: Chapter 1: Fundamentals of GeographyChapter 2: The Solar system and the EarthChapter 3: Lithosphere – Endogenic ProcessesChapter 4: Lithosphere – Exogenic ProcessesChapter 5: HydrosphereChapter 6: AtmosphereChapter 7: The Biosphere Chapter 8: Natural Disasters – Public Awareness For Disaster Risk Reduction Class 12th Geography: Chapter 1: …

Importance of Cottage and Small Scale Industries

Importance of Cottage and Small Scale Industries: The rate of balanced economic growth can be accelerated with the development of both large scale and small scale industries. In our socio-economic structure cottage and small scale industries hold a very significant place. Cottage industries are a rural venture formed and developed in the rural region. The case …