November 2019

Forest cover in India (2024) – important statistics

More than 1/5th of the landmass of India is covered in forests. The total forest cover in India (2024) is 7,13,789 square kilometers which is 21.71% of the total geographical area of the country. India added 1,540 sq km of forest cover from 2019 to 2021. The forest cover is divided into 3 parts. ADVERTISEMENT […]

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Amazing facts about the Himalayan mountain range (the Himalayas)

The Himalayan mountain range runs for 2,400 km (1,491 miles) from Arunachal Pradesh, India in the east to Pakistan in the west. Formed after the collision of the Indian tectonic plate with the Eurasian plate, it is one of the youngest mountain ranges on Earth. Here are some amazing facts about the Himalayas. Let’s read.

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Some interesting facts about the Banyan tree (Bargad ka ped)

Banyan tree species are found mainly in tropical and semi temperate areas. The species native to India is known as Indian banyan/bargad/vad/vat or Ficus benghalensis. Here are some interesting facts about the Banyan tree (Bargad ka ped). Interesting facts about the Banyan tree (Bargad ka ped) Thimmamma Marrimanu Thimmamma Marrimanu is a banyan tree in

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7 charismatic megafauna of India that are threatened species

India is a land of biodiversity. It is among the 17 megadiverse nations of the world. Thousands of animal species are found across India. There are some species however that are easily identifiable and have a large appeal. Such species are termed Charismatic Megafauna e.g. Royal Bengal Tiger. This article lists 7 Charismatic Megafauna of

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African vs Asian elephants – 7 visual differences

Elephants are the largest of all terrestrial animals. They are herbivore mammals that are found on the continents of Asia and Africa, thus generally classified as African vs Asian elephants. However, the African elephant is a genus comprising two species, the African bush elephant and the African forest elephant. The Asian elephant, on the other

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