Our Environment is our surrounding. This includes living and non-living things around us. The non-living components of environment are land, water and air. The living components are germs. plants, animals and people.
All plants and animals adjust to the environment in which they are born and live. A change in any component of the environment may cause discomfort and affect normal life. Any unfavourable change or degeneration in the environment is known as 'Environment Pollution'. We need to protect our environment to live happily.
Chapter 1 Basics of Environment
Introduction: What is Environment?
Pollutants and Their Classification
Types of Pollution
Role of an Individual in Prevention of Pollution
Basics of Environment
Environment Acts and Regulations for Environmental Protection
Central Pollution Control Board
Chapter 2 - Ecosystems and Biodiversity
Introduction: What is Ecology?
Classification of Ecology
Concepts of Ecosystem
Ecosystem - Structure and Function
Carbon and Oxygen Cycles
Chapter 3 - Renewable Energy Sources
Introduction: What is Renewable Energy?
Chapter 4 - Water Pollution
Forms of Water
Sources of Water
Water Quality Parameters
Water Treatment Methods
Chapter 5 - Waste and Wastewater Management
Wastewater Treatment Methods and Disposal
Different Treatment Methods
Tertiary and Advanced Wastewater Treatment
Diversion of Run off into Existing Surface Water Bodies
Harvesting Rainwater Harnessing Life
Attributes of Groundwater
Chapter 6 - Air Pollution
Classification of Factors Causing Air Pollution
Air Pollutants Gases
Prevention of Air Pollution
Air Quality Standards
Kinds of Air Quality Standards
Air Quality Standards: A Comparison
Chapter 7 - Noise Pollution
Chapter 8 - Solid Waste Management
Solid Waste Management
Recovery of Resources
Hazardous Materials/Hazardous Wastes and Its Management
Chapter 9 - Disaster and Disaster Management
Types of Disaster
Prevention of Diseases
Population Growth and Disasters
Chapter 10 - Seismology and Earthquakes
Introduction: What is Seismology?
Types of Earthquakes