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  • 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

  • State of the Climate on Latin America and the Caribbean 2020: WMO

    Why in News Recently, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has released a report on the impacts of climate change and extreme weather in...

    21 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • India Decides to Ratify the Kigali Amendment

    Why in News Recently, the Union Government approved the ratification of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on phasing down...

    20 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Sea Erosion in India

    Why in News Recently, the National Centre for Coastal Research (NCCR) under the Ministry of Earth Science has published a report that said one-third...

    19 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Non-Transparent Pollution Control Boards

    Why in News Recently, a new report by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has revealed that most of the State Pollution Control Boards...

    19 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Plastic Crisis: Sundarbans

    Why in News Unregulated inflow of relief to the Sundarbans has resulted in a new crisis in the cyclone-battered region as plastic has been...

    18 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Four New Ramsar Sites: India’s Wetlands

    Why in News Recently, four more Indian sites - two each from Haryana and Gujarat - have been recognised as wetlands of international importance...

    14 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Ban on Single-Use Plastic

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry Of Environment Forest And Climate Change has notified the Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules,...

    14 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Oil Spills

    Why in News A new study has confirmed that Stimulating Bacteria (Bioremediation) with nutrients in the cold seawaters of the Canadian Arctic can...

    13 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • World Biofuel Day

    Why in News World Biofuel Day is observed on 10th August every year. Key Points About: It is observed to raise awareness of the importance of...

    12 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • World Lion Day, 2021

    Why in News Every year, World Lion day is observed on 10th August to raise awareness about the conservation of lions. Key Points About: The...

    11 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Atlantic Ocean Current System: AMOC

    Why in News According to the recently released IPCC’s Report, Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) is losing its stability and...

    10 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • India Plastics Pact

    Why in News The India Plastics Pact, the first in Asia, will be launched in September in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industries (CII)...

    10 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Climate Change 2021 Report: IPCC

    Why in News Recently, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the first part of its Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) titled...

    10 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Thawing Permafrost

    This article is based on Will the next killer disease originate in the Arctic? which was published in the Hindustan Times on 05/08/2021. It talks...

    05 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Net Zero Carbon Targets and Climate Change: Oxfam Report

    Why in News Recently, a report (Tightening the Net) published by Oxfam International has said that announcing Net Zero Carbon Targets may be a...

    04 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

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