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  • The Climate Breakthroughs Summit

    Why in News Recently, world leaders convened at the Climate Breakthroughs Summit to demonstrate progress in critical sectors of the global economy,...

    28 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Blackbuck Population Increased in Odisha

    Why in News Recently, a census carried out by the Odisha State Forest Department revealed that Odisha's blackbuck population has doubled in the last...

    28 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Rights of Van Gujjars

    Why in News The Uttarakhand High Court has reprimanded the State government for stopping some Van Gujjar families on the way to Govind Pashu Vihar...

    27 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • National Mission on use of Biomass in Coal Based Thermal Power Plants

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Power has decided to set up a National Mission on use of Biomass in coal based thermal power plants. Key...

    27 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Protected Planet Report 2020

    Why in News The report, titled Protected Planet Report 2020, underlined the progress the world has made toward the ambitious goals agreed by...

    25 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • COP 28

    Why in News Recently, the United Arab Emirates announced an offer to host the 28th session of Conference of Parties (COP 28) to the UNFCCC in Abu...

    24 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Environment Tax

    This article is based on “The many benefits of an eco tax” which was published in The Hindu on 24/05/2021. It talks about the benefits...

    24 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Net Zero by 2050: IEA

    Why in News Recently, the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) released its Net Zero Emissions (NZE) Roadmap - named ‘Net Zero by...

    24 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • International Day for Biological Diversity

    Why in News The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) (International Biodiversity day) is observed on 22nd May every year. Key...

    22 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Sunderlal Bahuguna: Chipko Movement

    Why in News Recently, Sunderlal Bahuguna, the Gandhian who was the driving force behind the Chipko movement died due to Covid-19. Key...

    22 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Single-Use Plastic

    Why in News Recently, a report was published which gave details of who makes single-use plastic, 130 million tons a year at last count, and who...

    20 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Death of 186 Elephants in 10 Years

    Why in News According to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), a total of 186 elephants were killed after being hit by...

    17 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Red-Eared Slider Turtle

    Why in News The invasive red-eared slider can become a major threat to the biodiversity of water bodies across the Northeast region of India. The...

    15 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Biodegradable Yoga Mat

    Why in News Recently, six young girls from the fishing community from Assam have developed a biodegradable and compostable yoga mat called...

    12 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • NITI Aayog’s Project for Great Nicobar Island

    Why in News Recently, the Environment Appraisal Committee which flagged concerns over the project has now ‘recommended’ it ‘for...

    10 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Kaziranga Animal Corridor

    Why in News There are cases of clearance of forest land, digging and construction activities on at least three animal corridors within the...

    10 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Third Arctic Science Ministerial

    Why in News Recently, India participated in the 3rd Arctic Science Ministerial (ASM) and shared plans for research and long-term cooperation in the...

    10 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Global Methane Assessment: Benefits and Costs of Mitigating Methane Emissions

    Why in News Recently, a report, titled Global Methane Assessment: Benefits and Costs of Mitigating Methane Emissions suggested that the world needs...

    08 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Pulayar Community and Anamalai Tiger Reserve

    Why in News Two Tribal settlements (Kattupatti and Kuzhipatti) of Pulayar community within the limits of Anamalai Tiger Reserve in Tamil Nadu are...

    07 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Eco Sensitive Zone Around Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has notified an Eco Sensitive Zone (ESZ) around the Thane...

    07 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

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