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  • 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

  • International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2020

    Why in News Every year 17th October is observed as International Day for the eradication of Poverty. Its observance started in 1992 with the...

    19 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Dolphins in Pearl River Estuary

    Why in News According to a recent report, Chinese pink dolphins are making a comeback in the Pearl River Estuary (PRE). Indo-Pacific humpback...

    19 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Increased Emissions of N2O

    Why in News According to a recent research paper, human emissions of nitrous oxide (N2O) have increased by 30% between 1980 and 2016. The...

    17 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Right of Passage of the Animals

    Why in News Recently, the Supreme Court (SC) upheld the 2011 order of the Madras High Court (HC) on the Nilgiris elephant corridor, affirming the...

    16 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Third Assembly of ISA

    Why in News Recently, India and France have been re-elected as the President and Co-President of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) for a term...

    15 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Parasitic Infections in One-Horned Rhinoceros

    Why in News Recently, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) India has published reports titled ‘Prevalence of Endoparasitic Infections in Free-Ranging...

    15 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Increase in Human-Leopard Conflict: Study

    Why in News A study conducted across Karnataka indicates that the human-leopard policy guidelines have had little impact on the ground and it has...

    14 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Human Cost of Disasters 2000-2019: UNDRR

    Why in News In a new report “The Human Cost of Disasters 2000-2019”, the United Nations pointed out that climate change is largely to...

    13 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Anti-pollution Campaign: Delhi

    Why in News The Delhi Government has recently launched a major anti-pollution campaign, Yuddh Pradushan Ke Viruddh, which includes a tree...

    13 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

  • IIT Delhi’s Study on Ultrafine Particles

    Why in News A study titled ‘Insights on the biological role of ultrafine particles of size PM<0.25: a prospective study from New...

    12 Oct 2020 Biodiversity & Environment

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