[Solved] Define the concept of carrying capacity of an ecosystem as relevant to an environment. Explain how understanding this concept is vital while planning for sustainable development of a region. (UPSC GS-3 Mains 2019)

In ecological terms, the carrying capacity of an ecosystem is the size of the population that can be supported indefinitely upon the available resources and services of that ecosystem. India’s rapid growth of population which is expected to surpass China by 2024 according to a report by United Nations Population division. Carrying capacity is the … Read more