IAS प्रिलिम्स ऑनलाइन कोर्स (Pendrive)
This just in:


Search list matched with tags “CITES”
  • Operation ‘Clean Art’ to Crackdown on Illegal Trade in Mongoose Hair

    Why in News Recently, there has been a widespread crackdown on factories making paint brushes with mongoose hair across the country. Key...

    02 Dec 2019 News Analysis

  • Assam Roofed Turtle

    The Assam Roofed Turtle (Pangshura sylhetensis) is a small freshwater turtle. Habitat: Primarily in running waters in the hills of northeastern...

    26 Nov 2019 News Analysis

  • Olive Ridley Turtles

    Why in News The Odisha government would compensate 8,000 fishermen families who would bear losses due to the fishing ban imposed for the protection...

    15 Nov 2019 News Analysis

  • First Snow Leopard Survey

    The Government of India has launched the First National Protocol on Snow Leopard Population Assessment, to mark the occasion of International Snow...

    24 Oct 2019 News Analysis

  • Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

    Recently, due to the anthrax, two Asiatic Water Buffaloes died in the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary. Asiatic Water Buffalo The Asiatic Wild Water...

    21 Oct 2019 News Analysis

  • Invasive Weeds Threatening Tiger Habitats

    The spread of invasive weed species like Hyptis, Cassia Tora and Parthenium has been detected in environmentally-sensitive areas like Adilabad...

    11 Oct 2019 News Analysis

  • Gangetic Dolphin Annual Census

    Recently, the annual Ganges river Dolphin census was undertaken by the World Wide Fund for Nature- India in collaboration with the Uttar Pradesh...

    11 Oct 2019 News Analysis

  • Higher Protection to Star Tortoise and Otters

    India’s proposal to upgrade the protection status of Star Tortoise, the Smooth-coated Otter & Small-clawed Otter has been approved in the...

    29 Aug 2019 News Analysis

  • India Fights to Get Rosewood Delisted from CITES

    India, with the help of Bangladesh and Nepal, is trying to de-list ‘Dalbergia sissoo’, from the list of threatened varieties in order to...

    22 Aug 2019 News Analysis


    The TRAFFIC, the Wildlife Trade Monitoring Network, is a leading non-governmental organisation working on wildlife trade in the context of both...

    20 Aug 2019 International Institutions

  • 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

SMS Alerts

Please login or register to view note list


Please login or register to list article as bookmarked


Please login or register to make your note


Please login or register to list article as progressed


Please login or register to list article as bookmarked