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  • Behler Turtle Conservation Award

    Why in News Recently, Indian biologist Shailendra Singh has been awarded the Behler Turtle Conservation Award for bringing three critically...

    04 Sep 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Land Sink & Emissions

    Why in News Despite caution from scientists, policymakers and corporations still assume that natural carbon sinks like land and oceans will mop up...

    04 Sep 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Report on Weather Disasters: WMO

    Why in News Recently, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), has released a report, which stated that weather disasters killed 2 million in...

    03 Sep 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • State of the World's Trees Report: BGCI

    Why in News Recently, Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) launched the State of the World's Trees Report. The report warns that...

    03 Sep 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • State Animal and Bird: Ladakh

    Why in News Recently, Ladakh has adopted Snow Leopard and Black-Necked Crane, as State animal and State bird, two years after it was carved out as a...

    03 Sep 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Crocodilian Species in India

    Why in News Recently, Odisha's Kendrapara district has earned the distinction of being the only district in India where all three species of...

    01 Sep 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Sand and Dust Storms Risk Assessment in Asia and the Pacific

    Why in News According to a new United Nations (UN) report, more than 500 million people in India and more than 80% of the entire populations of...

    01 Sep 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Groundwater Conservation

    Why in News India is majorly dependent on groundwater for irrigation and is pumping out the lion’s share of the global volume of groundwater....

    01 Sep 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Leaded Petrol Eradicated Globally: UNEP

    Why in News Recently, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced that the use of leaded petrol has been eradicated from the...

    31 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Hydropower Projects in Himalayas

    Why in News Recently, the central government has said that no new Hydropower projects would be allowed in the upper reaches of the Ganga and those...

    30 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • New Guidelines for Poultry Farmers

    Why in News According to new guidelines for poultry farmers, small and marginal poultry farmers in India will now have to take measures similar to...

    28 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Shrinking of Sambhar Lake: Rajasthan

    Why in News According to a recent study, Sambhar Salt Lake in Rajasthan is constantly shrinking with the degradation of soil and water quality and a...

    28 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Children’s Climate Risk Index: UNICEF

    Why in News Recently, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in collaboration with Fridays for Future launched a report named ‘The...

    27 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Forum for Decarbonisation of Transport Sector

    Why in News Recently, Forum for Decarbonizing Transport was jointly launched by NITI Aayog and World Resources Institute (WRI), India. WRI India...

    26 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Cyclone Resilient Planning

    This article is based on Tauktae, Yaas and planning for the next which was published in The Hindu on 24/08/2021. It talks about the challenges of...

    24 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Delhi’s New Smog Tower

    Why in News Recently, the Chief Minister of Delhi inaugurated the country's first 'smog tower’ in Connaught Place. It was inaugurated...

    24 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Immune Cells in Sea Corals

    Why in News A new study has identified for the first time that specialised immune cells (phagocytic cells) exist in certain varieties of sea corals...

    24 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Climate Change and Big Businesses

    This article is based on Getting businesses to act on climate change which was published in The Hindu Business Line on 23/08/2021. It talks about...

    23 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Rise in Heat Waves

    Why in News According to a recent study, more than 3,56,000 people died in 2019 as a result of extreme heat and that number is likely to grow in the...

    23 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Land Degradation and Desertification in India

    Why in News Recently, a document published by ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) named Desertification and Land Degradation Atlas shows that...

    21 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

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