Principle of Ecology

Principle of Ecology

In the simple term ecology may be defined as that science which studies interrelationships between abiotic and biotic components of the biosperic ecosystem on one hand and among biotic components on the other hand.The Principle of Ecology are : 1.Ecosystem is a fundamental unit of ecological study because it comprises both abiotic and biotic components. 2.Physical and biological process follow the principle of uniformitarianism. 3.All living organisms and the physical environment are mutually reactive. 4.Ecosystem functions through the input of energy mainly solar energy which is trapped by green plants…

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Environmental Degradation and Conservation

Environmental Degradation and Conservation

Environmental degradation simply means overall lowering of environmental qualities because of adverse changes brought in by mostly human activities in the basic structure of the components of the environment to such an extent that these adverse changes adversely affect all biological communities in general and human society in particular.Environmental Degradation and Conservation is discussed in detail below. The process of environmental degradation are both natural and anthropogenic. The natural events include terrestrial natural hazards (Vulcanism ,Earthquake etc) ,Atmospheric natural hazards(cyclone,lightning)and cumulative atmospheric hazards (floods,droughts).But anthropogenic processes are largely responsible for…

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