Carbon cycle Current Affairs, GK & News

Carbon Cycle

The Carbon Cycle is of two types viz. Organic and Inorganic Carbon cycle. The Carbon Cycle is the interchange of CO2 in the following: Atmosphere Terrestrial biosphere, including fresh water systems and soil carbon. The oceans, including dissolved inorganic carbon and living and non-living marine biota, The sediments including fossil fuels. The Earth’s interior, carbon ..

Yongle Blue Hole

A carbon cache which is over 8,000 years old was found inside the Yongle Blue Hole- the world’s deepest blue hole. 1) What is a blue hole? A blue hole is a marine cavern formed by the dissolution of rocks rich in carbonates. They are different from other aquatic caverns in that they are cut ..


Key Facts: Deep Carbon Observatory

The Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO) is a global research program to outreach carbons role on Earth. It is a community of scientists including physicists, biologists, geo – scientists and chemists working across several traditional disciplinary lines. Key highlights of DCO research It has found that there are ultra – deep diamonds at 670 km depth ..




Land Use and Climate Change

Since land acts as both the source as well as a sink of carbon, Land use, and changes in land use forms an integral part of the conversation on climate change. On one hand activities like agriculture and cattle rearing are a major source of methane and nitrous oxide. Both the gases are hundreds of ..