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  • Red Tide

    Why in News Florida has been battling outbreaks of red tide, caused by the algae Karenia brevis, for several years. This year's bloom may have...

    04 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Dairy Sector and Climate Change

    Why in News The dairy industry has been a subject of intense debate in recent years, fueled by climate change crisis concerns worldwide as well as...

    03 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Skyglow: Light Pollution

    Why in News A recent study has shown that the Skyglow forces dung beetles in the city to abandon the Milky Way as their compass, they rely instead...

    03 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Ozone Levels Exceeding Permitted Levels

    Why in News Recently, a Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) study has found that ozone levels are exceeding the permitted levels even during...

    02 Aug 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Sutlej River Pollution

    Why in News The pollution in river Sutlej has posed serious health threats to the people living around the Indira Gandhi Canal. The National...

    30 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • International Tiger Day

    Why in News Recently, at the virtual meeting celebrating International Tiger Day (29th July), Prime Minister of India reiterated India’s...

    30 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Cloudbursts

    Why in News Recently, cloudbursts have been reported from several places in India. Key Points About: Cloudbursts are short-duration, intense...

    30 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Earth Overshoot Day, 2021

    Why in News According to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), humanity has again used up all biological resources that our planet regenerates...

    29 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Initiative on Making Water Sensitive Cities in Ganga Basin

    Why in News Recently, a new capacity building initiative on ‘Making water sensitive cities in Ganga basin’ was launched by the National...

    28 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Wounded Mountains

    This article is based on Wounded mountains: on Himachal landslide tragedy which was published in The Hindu on 27/07/2021. It talks about the...

    27 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Gross Environment Product (GEP)

    Why in News Recently, the Uttarakhand government has announced that it will initiate valuation of its natural resources in the form of ‘Gross...

    26 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • G20 Energy and Climate Meet

    Why in News At the recent G20 Climate Meet, India urged the group of 20 nations (G20) having per capita greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions above the...

    26 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Against Ban On Firecrackers

    Why in News Recently, the Supreme Court has dismissed appeals challenging the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) order which had imposed a complete ban...

    24 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Genome of Salt-secreting Mangrove Species Decoded

    Why in News Recently, the scientists for the first time have decoded the reference-grade whole genome sequence of a highly salt-tolerant and...

    23 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Polluted River Stretches

    Why in News The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in 2018 identified 351 polluted river stretches in India. CPCB study reveals that...

    22 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Events of Extreme Weather

    Why in News People around the world have been doubly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic and extreme weather events which experts say have been fuelled by...

    21 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Fit for 55 Package: EU

    Why in News Recently, the European Union (EU) released a new climate proposal, the Fit for 55 package. The EU in December 2020 submitted a...

    17 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Emerging Market for Renewables

    Why in News According to a recent report, fossil fuel electricity generation has peaked worldwide as emerging markets seize the opportunities of...

    16 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Amazon Forests: No Longer Carbon Sinks

    Why in News According to a recent study, Amazon Forests have started emitting Carbon dioxide (CO2) instead of absorbing it. Growing trees and...

    16 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Water Pollution by Detergents

    Why in News Water pollution caused by detergents has become a big concern in the global context. The per capita (per person) detergent...

    15 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

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