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  • Vulture Action Plan

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) launched a Vulture Action Plan 2020-25 for the conservation...

    17 Nov 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • New Ramsar Sites

    Why in News Recently, the Meteor lake at Lonar in Buldhana district of Maharashtra and the Soor Sarovar at Agra have been declared Ramsar sites, a...

    16 Nov 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Panna Biosphere Reserve

    Why in News Recently, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has included the Panna Biosphere Reserve (PBR)...

    11 Nov 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • High Biodiversity in Ganga River

    Why in News Recently, the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) in its survey of the Ganga river (the main river without its tributaries), has found...

    10 Nov 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Biodiversity Governance

    This article is based on “Biodiversity governance” which was published in The Down to Earth on 06/11/2020. It talks about the issues...

    09 Nov 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Petition for Declaring ESA Unconstitutional

    Why in News Recently, a Kerala-based NGO for farmers has moved the Supreme Court (SC) to declare the draft notification on the Western Ghats...

    09 Nov 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Rescued Exotic Animals

    Why in News Recently six blue or hyacinth macaws and two capuchin monkeys were released in the Assam State Zoo-cum-Botanical Garden in...

    09 Nov 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Urban Flooding

    This article is based on “Time for a ‘sponge cities’ mission in India” which was published in The Hindu on 31/10/2020. It...

    31 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Shivalik Elephant Reserve: Uttarakhand

    Why in News The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has asked the Uttarakhand government to consider avoiding sensitive...

    31 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Translocation of Corals in Mumbai

    Why in News The National Institute of Oceanography will carry out the translocation of 18 coral colonies from the coast of Mumbai for the Mumbai...

    31 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Habitat Loss of Himalayan Brown Bear

    Why in News Recently, a study conducted by scientists of the Zoological Survey of India on the Himalayan brown bear (Ursus arctos isabellinus) has...

    31 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Dashboard for Monitoring Air Quality

    Why in News CarbonCopy and Respirer Living Sciences, two environmental organisations, have released a dashboard which presents a comparative picture...

    29 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Two New Ramsar Sites

    Why in News Recently, Kabartal Wetland (Bihar) and Asan Conservation Reserve (Uttrakhand) have been designated as Ramsar sites, making them...

    26 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Seagrass

    Why in News Recently, the restoration process of seagrasses has been taken up by Tamil Nadu in the Gulf of Mannar. Key...

    24 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • South Asian Flash Flood Guidance System

    Why in News Recently, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has launched the South Asian Flash Flood Guidance System (FFGS), which is aimed at...

    24 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • International Snow Leopard Day

    Why in News International Snow Leopard Day is observed on 23rd October. Key Points Aim: To raise awareness on conservation and protection of...

    24 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • State of Global Air 2020: HEI

    Why in News Recently, a global study, State of Global Air 2020 (SoGA 2020) has been released by the Health Effects Institute (HEI). It highlights...

    22 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Environmental Clearance to Kaleshwaram Project Invalid

    Why in News Recently, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has declared that the environmental clearance (EC) granted to the Kaleshwaram Lift...

    21 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Skinks of India

    Why in News Recently, the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) brought a study on skinks (a kind of lizard), titled Skinks of India. Key...

    19 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Delhi Air Pollution

    Why in News Recently, the Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change has highlighted that the air pollution is not a problem of Delhi...

    19 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

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