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  • Perspective: COP26 - Need For Climate Equity

    Why in News Recently, the Prime Minister of India addressed the COP26 world leaders summit in Glasgow where he made a critical pitch for climate...

    08 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Mass Fish Death in Kameng River

    Why in News Recently, the landslides caused by an earthquake of 3.4 magnitude close to the border with China has led to mass fish death in the...

    06 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Increased Risk of Extinction: Leopards

    Why in News According to a study published in the journal Global Ecology and Biogeography, the leopard faces an 83% increased risk of extinction in...

    06 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration on Forests and Land Use

    Why in News Recently, an ambitious declaration was initiated by the United Kingdom to “halt deforestation” and land degradation by...

    05 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • New Pledges at CoP26 Summit

    Why in News Recently, leaders at the CoP26 global climate conference in Glasgow have pledged to stop deforestation by the end of the decade and slash...

    03 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Carbon Neutrality: India’s Target

    This editorial is based on the article India must resist carbon neutrality demands at COP-26 which was published in The Indian Express on...

    03 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Ganges River Dolphin

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Jal Shakti released a guide for the safe rescue and release of stranded Ganges River Dolphins. The document...

    03 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • G20 Summit & Climate Change

    Why in News In the recently concluded G20 summit, the leaders made a commitment to reach carbon neutrality by or around mid-century. They have...

    02 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • India to Reach Carbon Neutrality by 2070

    Why in News Recently, India announced that it will reach carbon neutrality by 2070 as part of a five-point action plan that included reducing...

    02 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Glasgow Glacier: Antarctica

    Why in News Recently, the 100-km long body of ice in Antarctica, which has been experiencing rapid melting, was formally named Glasgow after the...

    01 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • World Heritage Sites & Climate Change

    Why in News The first ever scientific assessment of the amounts of greenhouse gases emitted from and absorbed by forests (2001-2020) in UNESCO World...

    01 Nov 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Emissions Gap Report 2021: UNEP

    Why in News Recently, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)’s Emissions Gap Report 2021 has been published. This is the twelfth...

    30 Oct 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • G20 Climate Risk Atlas

    Why in News Recently, a report named G20 Climate Risk Atlas from the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) has said that G20 (Group of...

    29 Oct 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Climate Vulnerability Index

    Why in News Recently, a report titled “Mapping India’s Climate Vulnerability – A District-level Assessment” has been...

    27 Oct 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Report on Heat-trapping Gases in the Atmosphere: WMO

    Why in News According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Greenhouse Gas Bulletin, the abundance of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the...

    27 Oct 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • A Mindful Development

    This editorial is based on the article Development that is mindful of nature which was published in The Hindu on 25/10/2021. It talks about the...

    26 Oct 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Economics of Climate Change

    Why in News The COP26 climate talks are going to take place in Glasgow. Given the magnitude of climate change phenomena occurring all over the...

    26 Oct 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Net Zero Target of Saudi Arabia

    Why in News Recently, Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s largest oil producers, announced that it will reach “net zero” greenhouse...

    26 Oct 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Fourth Assembly of ISA

    Why in News Recently, the fourth general assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) was held. A total of 108 countries participated in...

    25 Oct 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Watershed Management

    Overview Watershed: About: A watershed (also called drainage basin/catchment area) is an area of land that drains or “sheds” water...

    25 Oct 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

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