Mumbai oil spill august 2010 the spill occurred due

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Mumbai oil spill (August 2010) The spill occurred due to the collision of two oil tankers MSC Chitra and MV Khalijia off the coast of Mumbai. An estimated 400 tonnes of oil was spilled into the Arabian sea. The oil spill is proved to cause extensive damage to the marine eco-system, as well as the sensitive mangrove plants.
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POLLUTION AND OZONE DEPLETION 129 Section – A 1. Bursting of crackers and use of loud speakers are restricted at night time due to noise pollution. Mention any two harmful effects of noise. 2. On 10/10/10 at 10 p.m. lights were put off all over the world for an hour marking the ‘earth hour’. Mention its significance. Section – B A B C Fossil fuels, Carbon Mon- oxide, Blood Sulphur tri oxide, Acid rain, Damage monuments PAN, Photochemical smog, Visibility 3. a) What is common in the above mentioned boxes A, B and C. b) PAN – PHOTOCHEMICAL SMOG.Construct two more pairs c) Relate the data in box A and B and prepare notes. 4. Water pollution due to domestic sewage leads to algal bloom and eutrophication. How can it damage the aquatic ecosystems. 5. Prepare two posters containing slogans to create awareness about harmful effects of noise. 6. We can realize the changes in the climate and seasons due to global warming. Mention any two changes. 7. Planting of green trees is encouraged. At the same time felling of trees also occur at an alarming phase. How can your strike a balance? 8. The non conventional sources of energy are Solar Energy, Hydel Energy, Tidal energy etc., Write a note regarding their role in reducing pollution. 9.Oil spills in seas and oceans are of frequent occurrence due to oil explorations, tanker accidents etc., write a note on the influence of oil spills on marine life. EVALUATION FURTHER REFERENCE Books 1. Elements of Ecology - Clarke G.L., John wiley & sons, Newyork. 2. Fundamentals of Ecology - Odum E.P., W.B.Saunders Company, Philadelphia. Websites
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CHAPTER -8 BIOLOGY 130 Scientific names, Common names and Tamil names of some plants and animals S.No. Scientific Name Common Name Tamil Name How is it called locally? 1. Brassica oleracea Cabbage K£il¡nfhR 2. Cyamopsis tetragonoloba Cluster bean bfh¤jtiu 3. Arachis hypogea Ground nut ãy¡fliy 4. Oryza sativa Rice(Paddy) beš 5. Vasella rubra Spinach griy¡Ñiu 6. Crotalaria juncea Sunn-hemp rz¥ig 7. Eichhornia crassipes Water hyacinth Mfha¤jhkiu 8. Triticum vulgare Wheat nfhJik 9. Impatiens balsamina Balsam fhÁ¤J«ig 10. Utricularia polyvaloides Bladderwort Í£çFnyçah 11. Coriandrum sativum Coriander bfh¤Jkšè 12. Taraxacum officinale Dandelion nl©lèah‹ 13. Cuscutta reflexa Dodder plant m«ikah® Tªjš (mšyJ)rljhç 14. Monotropa uniflora Indian pipe òifæiy¡ fhsh‹ 15. Agaricus campestris Mushroom ehŒ¡Fil 16. Allium cepa Onion bt§fha« 17. Nepenthes khasiana Pitcher plant FLit¤jhtu« 18. Solanum tuberosum Potato cUis¡»H§F 19. Crocus sativus Saffron F§Fk¥ó 20. Drosera burmannii Sundew plant vW«ò¤Â©â (Nça¥gå¤Jë¤ jhtu« ) 21. Mimosa pudica Touch-me-not plant (Sensitive plant)
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