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  • Deteriorating Great Barrier Reef

    Why in News Recently, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has highlighted that Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is in a...

    05 Dec 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Malayan Giant Squirrel

    Why in News Recently, the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), in a first-of-its-kind study, has projected that numbers of the Malayan Giant Squirrel...

    04 Dec 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Provisional Report on the State of the Global Climate 2020: WMO

    Why in News According to the latest State of the Global Climate provisional report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the year 2020 is...

    04 Dec 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Trends in Air Pollution: CPCB

    Why in News According to a recent study commissioned by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the rate of increase in pollution levels in...

    27 Nov 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Awards for Tiger Conservation

    Why in News The Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR - Uttar Pradesh) has bagged international award TX2 for doubling the number of tigers in the past four...

    27 Nov 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Desalination Plants

    Why in News Recently, Maharashtra announced the setting up of a desalination plant in Mumbai. The plant will process 200 million litres of water...

    25 Nov 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Deemed Forests in Karnataka

    Why in News Recently, Karnataka has announced that it would declassify 6.64 lakh hectares (nearly 67%) of the 9.94 lakh hectares of deemed forests...

    19 Nov 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Anakkayam Small Hydro Electric Project

    Why in News Recently, various green collectives and environmental organisations have come together to protest against the Anakkayam Small Hydro...

    18 Nov 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • 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

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