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  • 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

  • Olive Ridley Turtles

    Olive Ridley turtles have not yet arrived for mass nesting at Odisha’s Rushikulya rookery and Devi river mouth. The reasons are not fully...

    25 Mar 2019 News Analysis

  • Important Facts For Prelims (12th March 2019)

    Girnar Wildlife Sanctuary After declaring Gir Forests (Junagadh, Gujarat) as wildlife sanctuary in 1965, more lion habitats in adjoining regions...

    12 Mar 2019 News Analysis

  • Asiatic Lion Conservation Project

    A dedicated “Asiatic Lion Conservation Project” has been launched by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate...

    09 Feb 2019 News Analysis

  • Important Facts for Prelims (5th February 2019)

    Asian Elephant Alliance The Asian Elephant Alliance has decided to raise about 187 crore rupees to secure 96 out of the 101 elephants corridors...

    05 Feb 2019 News Analysis

  • Important Facts for Prelims (4th February 2019)

    Indus River Dolphin Recently the Punjab Government declared the Indus River dolphin, as the state’s aquatic animal. Indus river dolphin is...

    04 Feb 2019 News Analysis

  • 6th National Report to CBD

    Introduction Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) started the process of setting up NBTs by organising a high-level meeting...

    30 Jan 2019 Summary of Important Reports

  • Important Facts for Prelims (30th January 2019)

    National Statistical Commission (NSC) NSC was set up by the Government through a resolution in 2005. The setting up of the NSC followed the...

    30 Jan 2019 News Analysis

  • Protests in Mizoram over Citizenship Bill

    Apart from other Northeastern states recently Mizoram has witnessed massive demonstrations over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016. This...

    28 Jan 2019 News Analysis

  • Important Facts for Prelims (21st January 2019)

    Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphin A pod of Humpback Dolphins was spotted near the Bandra-Worli sea link in Mumbai. Habitat The Indian Ocean...

    21 Jan 2019 News Analysis

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