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  • Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

    Why in News The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has demanded an additional $200 billion fund flow to developing countries...

    14 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Right to Repair Movement

    Why in News In recent years, countries around the world have been attempting to pass effective 'right to repair' laws. The movement traces its...

    13 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • India’s First Cryptogamic Garden

    Why in News Recently, India’s first cryptogamic garden was inaugurated in the Chakrata town of Dehradun, Uttarakhand. The garden will be...

    13 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • SOP for Environmental Violations: MoEFCC

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) issued the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to deal with...

    13 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Conservation Plans for Cities along Rivers

    Why in News A policy document from National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has proposed that cities situated on river banks should incorporate river...

    12 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Lemru Elephant Reserve: Chhattisgarh

    Why in News Recently, the Chhattisgarh government has proposed to reduce the area of Lemru Elephant Reserve from 1,995 sq km to 450 sq km. The...

    12 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Human-Wildlife Conflict

    Why in News A report ‘A Future for All – A Need for Human-Wildlife Coexistence’ was recently released by World Wildlife Fund for...

    10 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Deaths Due to Hazardous Chemical

    Why in News According to latest estimates by the World Health Organization (WHO), deaths due to exposure to hazardous chemicals worldwide rose 29%...

    09 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Black Panther Spotted in Navegaon-Nagzira Tiger Reserve

    Why in News Recently, a rare Melanistic Leopard (commonly known as Black Panther) has been recorded in Navegaon-Nagzira Tiger Reserve (NNTR) of...

    07 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Marine Plastic: Problem, And Solution

    Why in News According to the Central Pollution Control Board’s (CPCB) Annual Report on Implementing the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016,...

    07 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • King Cobra in Tillari Reserve

    Why in News Recently, a king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah), was sighted in the recently declared conservation reserve, Tillari, in Sindhudurg district,...

    06 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Melting of Arctic’s ‘Last Ice Area’

    Why in News The ‘Last Ice Area’ (LIA), located in the Arctic’s Ice north of Greenland, has started melting earlier than what the...

    05 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Conservation of Vultures

    Why in News Recently, 150 vultures were seen in the Valmiki Tiger Reserve (VTR), Bihar, which has prompted a vulture conservation plan in the...

    03 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • LEAF Coalition

    Why in News LEAF (Lowering Emissions by Accelerating Forest Finance) Coalition was announced at the Leaders Summit on Climate, 2021. LEAF...

    02 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Pyrostria laljii: New Species from Andaman

    Why in News Recently, Pyrostria laljii, a new species which belongs to the genus of the coffee family has recently been discovered from the Andaman...

    30 Jun 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Energy Compacts

    Why in News National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Limited has become the first energy company in the energy domain in India to declare its...

    30 Jun 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Barnadi Wildlife Sanctuary: Assam

    Why in News Recently, the World Wide Fund for Nature-India (WWF) found a few tigers inhabiting the Barnadi Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam. It is one...

    29 Jun 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Environment (Protection) Act, 1986

    Introduction Overview: The Environment (Protection) Act (EPA) was enacted in 1986 with the objective of providing the protection and improvement...

    28 Jun 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Link between Air Quality and Covid-19

    Why in News For the first time, a pan-India study has found a direct correlation between air pollution and Covid-19. The study found that areas...

    26 Jun 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • African Swine Fever

    Why in News Nagaland has not reported fresh cases of African Swine Flu in the last two weeks. The disease was first reported in...

    26 Jun 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

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