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Difference Between Troposphere and Stratosphere

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 31-Jan-2023 11:28:15
The troposphere and stratosphere are the earth's atmospheric zones that exist one on top of the other. The troposphere is the earth's atmospheric zone that ranges from 8 to 18 kilometres. The stratosphere, on the other hand, can be expanded to a height of 50km. Our main focus in this article will be to highlight the differences between the Troposphere and the Stratosphere based on their location in the atmosphere and how they both affect the different parameters. We will see how the temperature, air, and current act in these layers. What is Troposphere? The troposphere is the lowest layer ... Read More

Difference Between Muscovite and Biotite

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 24-Jan-2023 16:43:32
Let's talk briefly about phyllosilicates before we go on to our primary topic of discussion. Micas, smectites, chlorites, and kaolinites are all examples of the phyllosilicates (or sheet silicates) mineral family. Nearly 90% of Earth's crust is composed of silicate minerals, of which phyllosilicates are one of seven categories. Mica refers to a broad category of silicates that all have a similar sheet-like structure. The mica family of minerals includes both the common varieties of muscovite and biotite. What is Muscovite? The mineral muscovite is a kind of mica. Muscovite is a hydrated sheet silicate mineral containing aluminum and potassium, ... Read More

Difference Between Mold and Yeast

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 24-Jan-2023 16:32:53
Without considering yeast and mold, an analysis of eukaryotes is lacking. Each one of them is a member of the fungi kingdom and may be seen in a colony or network with the unaided eye. The study of microorganisms, however, is what governs how they function. Even though yeast and mold are related, there are many differences between them. The greatest distinction is that while mold has multicellular cells, yeast only has one cell. Mold is thought to consist of a single organism, a network of tubular branching hyphae. The differences between these two groups can be understood in many ... Read More

Difference Between Carbon Reduction and Carbon Offset

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 20-Jan-2023 14:48:32
What is Carbon Reduction? The term "carbon reduction" is used to describe the method of lowering the amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon-based greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere by human activity or a specific business. Volcanic activity and biological activities, such as the breathing of oxygen-loving creatures that release carbon dioxide with their breath, are the primary contributors to the gas's abundance in the air around us. The combustion of fossil fuels like coal, oil, and natural gas also contributes to atmospheric carbon dioxide levels. Since the Industrial Revolution began in the late 18th century, most of the ... Read More

Difference Between Biodiversity Loss and Extinction

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 20-Jan-2023 12:52:05
Biodiversity, sometimes called biological diversity, is the range of organisms present in an area, whether they are plants, animals, microorganisms, or fungi. Generally speaking, milder temperatures and greater rain are associated with a higher concentration of plant species in a given region. This explains why tropical rainforests are so rich in plant and animal life. Both global biodiversity and regional biodiversity are included under the umbrella term "biodiversity." Madagascar, Brazil, the southwestern United States, and India are just few of the places in the globe that are renowned for their abundance of unique species. What is Loss of Biodiversity? The ... Read More

What Is Hybrid Work Model & Secrets of Success?

Gursheen Kaur
Updated on 06-Dec-2022 07:55:35
If you're looking to go beyond the traditional 9 to 5 job and explore a more balanced work model that allows you to be more creative and productive, you might want to consider a hybrid work model. The hybrid work model is a new way of working that combines elements of virtual and non-virtual working. It has been around for more than two decades, but it's gaining popularity as more organizations realize the benefits it offers. If you're ready to start working in a hybrid environment, here's what you need to know − What is a Hybrid Work Model? The ... Read More

Why are the Himalayas highly prone to landslides?

Ananya K
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
Landslides are generally mass movement of soil or rocks along the slopes of mountains. They are quite common in hilly regions due to less stability of rocks, solid, debris etc. Since, Himalayas are the young fold mountains or V-shaped valley, caused by the collision of Indo-Australian plate with the Eurasian plate, also are highly prone to landslides which leads heavy loss of both life & property.There are some natural as well as anthropogenic causes behind landslides. Let’s check out a few of them:Natural CausesEarthquakes: Earthquakes are often in Himalaya region which causes loosening of soils that further leads to landslides.Rainfall: ... Read More

Why is Greenland called as island and not a continent?

Vandana Rao
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Greenland is actually a huge island on the North American plate in the pink color. It’s surely got a load of ice on it, much of which shapes as a part of the Arctic polar ice cap, but there is a land below Greenland. Tagging Greenland is actually an ice sheet implicit that it’s drifting on water as an unarranged part of the much larger.Scientists call those islands continents which has a completely different tectonic plate. The continental outer layer also has to be firm. Unlikeness of the flora and fauna of the location is also taken into deliberation while ... Read More

Can evening time be quite soothing?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The sun sets in the West to give a signal to the moon to envelop the earth to bring night in its chariot of stars. But from the time, the sunbeams were not directly overhead to the time the sun radiates its crimson reverend beams, we enjoy the evening glory. Women love shopping, children love to play, adults love to eat street food in the evening, and so on. This is what we experience in the evening on a superficial level.On A Spiritual NoteBut on a deeper spiritual level, just like the Nine Muses mentioned in the Bible which are ... Read More

What is plastic pollution and its effect on the environment?

Tejas Charukula
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Plastic pollution is the most hazardous and most impactful pollution on earth. Unnecessary piling up of the plastic waste in the Earth's environment is adversely affecting the wildlife, wildlife habitat, and humans. Plastic pollution has its effects on land, water, and air along with plants and animals.The implication for animalsMany times we litter the earth with plastic without knowing the dangers that it can cause to other animals and creatures that also co-exist with us on the same planet. Many animals mistake the plastic that we throw away as food and they eat it. In many cases, it has been ... Read More
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