Category «Environment»

The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates and the setting or conditions in which a particular activity is carried on.

Ecological Pyramids

The ecosystem is characterized by the energy flow and the circulation of materials through its members. Different organisms of an ecosystem are linked together by their nutritional requirements. Individuals related in this manner constitute a food chain. Each food chain contains many steps comprising of producers, herbivores, primary carnivores and so on. Each step of …

AIPMT PMT NCERT Environmental Issues Questions

1. Steps taken by the Government of India to control air pollution include (a) compulsory PUC (Pollution under control) certification of petrol driven vehicles which tests for carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons (b) permission to use only pure diesel with a maximum of 500 ppm sulphur as fuel for vehicles (c) use of non-polluting compressed natural …

New eco-friendly material for 3D-printers

The British company Biome Bioplastics showed new material Biome3D, intended for modern 3D-printers. This material was created by specialists Biome Bioplastics with employees 3Dom Filaments, which is known for its best practices in technology newest 3D-printing. Biome3D has advantages as conventional plastics, and biodegradable. Due to the good flexibility and surface smoothness, this material can …

Update Model Toyota Prius +

Japanese automaker Toyota has shown renewed brand hybrid car Prius +, which is designed for buyers from Europe. The new model has an upgraded design, both interior cabin and body. Other than that the car has received an updated and expanded list of available equipment. Externally, the novelty is modified front and rear bumpers, as …

New flying wind turbines

Known company Google is going to launch next year a pilot project to test the flying windmills. Testing of such eco-friendly devices will be produced on one of the Hawaiian Islands. To do this, the top manager of Google X has visited the island and met with local businesses and residents of the United States. …

Not so easy to build a house

As the theater begins with a hanger, and the house begins … No, not with the foundation, and not even with the project, and to conduct time-consuming, specific and very diverse range of works, designed to generate not just the overall concept of building the future of the object, and as clearly outline the range …

Conservation Calculation

Conservation of biodiversity costs money. Not only do the long-term preservation and/or restoration of habitats require investment, the acquisition of lands may be required too. Priority areas for conservation tend to be designated on the basis of their biodiversity value (e.g., the range of species present or the degree to which species and habitats are …