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Kalyan Varma is a wildlife photographer, filmmaker, naturalist and explorer specializing in environment, science and ecology in India. He freelances with many of the world's leading magazines, environmental NGOs and television channels like Nat Geo and BBC. He collaborates with wildlife scientists, conservationists, policy makers, activists and educators on conservation action, activism, documentation, books and film projects.

The images clicked by him, which go by Creative Commons licence, could be used to teach EVS/Biology in classrooms.

The link to his website - EVS/Biology through images

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  1. natural resources-meaning of natural resources and types of natural resources
  2. Study of our environment- understands the heirarchey of natural system groups, community, species, biomes.
    understands the important of environment , ecological balance.
  3. understands the environmental issues like global warming, acid rain, bio-magnification, ozone depletion, endangered speices and reasonout for the said problems
  4. Environmental pollution- meaning of pollutants, types of pollutanats , types of pollution- air pollution , water pollution, soil pollution, sound polution radioactive pollution. and finds the reasons, sources and effects , controling measures of it
  5. conservation of natural resources- understands the unusual usage of natural resources, conservation of natural resources, fossil fuels and conservation methods
  6. bio geo chemical cycles- understands the symbiosis between plants and animals, types of biogeo chemical cycles
  7. alternative energy resources-understands the importance of alternative energy resources and types of energy resources
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