The term "Blue Revolution" refers to India's focus on aquaculture and water reform. Things like drinking water and fish farming are addressed in the policy changes that comprise the Blue Revolution.
India's Blue Revolution is a continuation of the same kind of environmental and political reforms that catalyzed its Green Revolution in the 1960s. The Green Revolution was focused on resource productivity to feed the Indian population rather than on pure environmentally friendly motivations, and the Blue Revolution is similarly motivated.
The availability of drinkable water is an issue for Indians, as is sustainable fish farming. Fixing both of these issues will lead to a more sustainable lifestyle and availability of resources for Indian people. It will also lead to environmentally positive side effects, particularly in the area of aquaculture, as the world's oceans continue to be overfished.Learn More
The nation of India contains 1,269,219 square miles within its borders, making it slightly larger than Alaska, Texas and California, the three largest states in the United States, combined. India is about one-third the size of the United States.Full Answer >
India is located within both the Eastern Hemisphere, like the rest of Asia, and the Northern Hemisphere. India is considered part of the South Asia region, and it is the seventh-largest country in the world by geographical size.Full Answer >
While other skinks have blue tails, the term "blue-tailed skink" usually refers to a juvenile form of the five-lined skink, which is an insectivore and eats spiders, roaches, crickets, grasshoppers, beetle larvae, caterpillars, earthworms, snails, slugs, millipedes, crickets, termites, flies, ants and beetles. It also eats slightly larger vertebrae prey, including smaller lizards, baby mice and frogs.Full Answer >
As of November 2014, the president of India is Shri Pranab Mukherjee. He assumed the presidency on July 25, 2012, when he became India's 13th president.Full Answer >