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  • Extension of Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary

    Recently, the Forest Department identified around 300 hectares of revenue land for inclusion in the Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary (KWS), The land is...

    13 Aug 2019 News Analysis

  • Proposals to Change in CITES Listing

    India has submitted proposals regarding changes to the listing of the smooth-coated otter, small-clawed otter, Indian star tortoise, Tokay gecko,...

    10 Aug 2019 News Analysis


    The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) is an international agreement to which States and...

    06 Aug 2019 International Institutions

  • Rebooting Labour Reforms

    This article is based on “Rebooting Labour Reforms” that appeared in The Hindu Business Line on 21st July 2019, it explains the issues...

    29 Jul 2019 News Editorials

  • Two Headed Green Turtle

    Turtles right head controls the front right flipper, whereas left head controls the front left flipper and both heads are capable of coordinating...

    19 Jul 2019 News Analysis

  • Gangetic Dolphins Found in Mahananda River

    For the first time, a population of Gangetic River Dolphins has been found in the Mahananda river, in Bihar’s Kishanganj district. Dolphins...

    06 Jul 2019 News Analysis

  • Highlights of Economic Survey 2018-19

    The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs tabled the Economic Survey 2018-19 in the Parliament. This is the first survey by the new...

    05 Jul 2019 News Analysis

  • Manouria impressa: Arunachal Pradesh

    A tortoise named ‘Manouria impressa’ has been discovered in Arunachal Pradesh. Manouria is a genus of tortoises. Manouria impressa is...

    26 Jun 2019 News Analysis

  • Wild Yak (Bos grunniens)

    Researchers analysed yak dung to understand the vegetation and climate of the past and the connections they have to extinct the woolly rhino and...

    24 Jun 2019 News Analysis

  • Color Morphs of Wild Cat

    Indian scientists from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), an international conservation charity, and University College London (UCL) have...

    14 Jun 2019 News Analysis

  • United Nations

    Introduction The United Nations (UN) is an international organization founded in 1945. It is currently made up of 193 Member States. Its mission...

    28 May 2019 International Institutions

  • 'Not All Animals Migrate by Choice' Campaign

    Ahead of the International Day of Biological Diversity celebrated on May 22, UN Environment India and Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) of India...

    21 May 2019 News Analysis

  • Wild Life Protection Act: Implementation and Failure

    Recently, Chennai has emerged as a hotbed of global illegal animal trade. This, along with several incidences of poaching and trafficking of...

    17 May 2019 News Analysis

  • Important Facts For Prelims (10th May 2019)

    Barn Owl Campaign in Lakshadweep The Union Territory of Lakshadweep has recruited three pairs of barn owls from Kerala to hunt down rats...

    10 May 2019 News Analysis

  • Olive Ridley Turtles

    Recently, Olive ridley turtle eggs that were laid in March began hatching and thousands of baby olive ridley turtles have entered the bay of...

    24 Apr 2019 News Analysis

  • Madagascar’s Indigenous Species

    Around 20 indigenous animal species of Madagascar are under threat. Among the species under threat, the majority belongs to the primate group. The...

    23 Apr 2019 News Analysis

  • East Asian Birds Spotted in Andaman Islands

    Researchers have sighted a number of East Asian birds in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The birds include Horsfield’s Bronze Cuckoo...

    22 Apr 2019 News Analysis

  • Important Facts For Prelims (20th April 2019)

    Swiss Challenge Method Central Bank of India has recently put up its two non-performing assets (NPAs) worth Rs 251 crore for sale through the...

    20 Apr 2019 News Analysis

  • Alexandrine Parakeet

    District administration of Jhalawar in Rajasthan is using the Alexandrine Parakeet, as the mascot of voter awareness program for the 2019 Lok Sabha...

    18 Apr 2019 News Analysis

  • Survey 2019-Ambitions Beyond Growth: UNESCAP

    Recently a report, Survey 2019: Ambitions Beyond Growth was published by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific...

    05 Apr 2019 News Analysis

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