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  • Draft Resolution on Climate Change: U.N.

    For Prelims: United Nations Security Council (UNSC) draft resolution, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), COP26, net...

    16 Dec 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Great Indian Bustard (GIB)

    Why in News Recently, the Centre has approached the Supreme Court seeking modification of its order directing that all transmission cables in the...

    14 Dec 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Climate Change & Infectious Diseases

    Why in News According to a recent study published in the journal ‘Science of the Total Environment’, scientists have found that climate...

    14 Dec 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Buxa Tiger Reserve: West Bengal

    Why in News Recently, a Royal Bengal tiger was sighted at the Buxa reserve - a first such sighting in 23 years. Historically, tigers were...

    14 Dec 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Wildlife Conservation in India

    Why in News According to the recent data by the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) and State Forest and Police Authorities, in the past three...

    13 Dec 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Radioactive Pollution in Water

    Why in News Recently, radioactive pollution in water and associated health impacts have been reported in many parts of the globe. Key...

    13 Dec 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Observer Status to International Solar Alliance: UN

    Why in News Recently, the United Nations General Assembly(UNGA) has granted Observer Status to the International Solar Alliance (ISA). It will...

    11 Dec 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Ken-Betwa Inter-Linking Project

    Why in News Recently, the Union Cabinet has approved the funding and implementation of Ken-Betwa inter-linking of rivers project. The project...

    10 Dec 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Cyclone Management Framework

    Why in News Recently, Cyclone Jawad has hit the east coast of India particularly the State of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. Although the cyclone...

    09 Dec 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Kasturirangan Committee on Western Ghats

    Why in News Recently, the Government of Karnataka has informed the Center government that the state is opposed to the Kasturirangan Committee report...

    08 Dec 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Perform, Achieve and Trade Scheme

    Why in News A recent report released by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) mentions that the Perform, Achieve and Trade (PAT) scheme...

    03 Dec 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Depletion of Groundwater

    Why in News Recently, an analysis of water level data done by the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) indicates that about 33% of the wells monitored...

    30 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Ganga Connect Exhibition: UK

    Why in News Recently, the Ganga Connect exhibition concluded in London on 25th November 2021. It was inaugurated in Glasgow, Scotland after the...

    29 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • SAFAR

    Why in News Recently, SAFAR (System of Air Quality and Weather Forecast and Research) has studied post Diwali Air Pollution in the four Indian...

    29 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Amazon Deforestation

    Why in News Recently, it was found that the area deforested in Brazil's Amazon reached a 15-year high after a 22% jump from the prior year...

    22 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • COP26 - Achievements and Scope

    This article is based on “The Glasgow Summit on Climate Change: What Has It Achieved” which was published in Livemint on 14/11/2021. It...

    15 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Important Terms at COP 26

    Why in News Recently, five terms came up frequently at the 26th session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nation Framework Convention on...

    15 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • National Interlinking of Rivers Authority

    Why in News The Centre Government is contemplating creation of the National Interlinking of Rivers Authority (NIRA). NIRA is supposed to be an...

    15 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Climate Goals and Vehicular Emissions

    This article is based on “The Fatigue of Hearing About Climate Goals Minus Roadmaps” which was published in Livemint on 10/11/2021. It...

    12 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Climate Change & Locust Infestations

    Why in News Infestation of desert locusts, which has plagued a vast swathe from eastern Africa to India in recent years, has been closely linked to...

    12 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

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