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  • Asiatic Lions

    Why in News Recently, eight Asiatic lions at Hyderabad’s Nehru Zoological Park have tested positive for the deadly coronavirus. It is the...

    05 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Financial Sector & Climate Change

    Why in News Recently, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) joined the Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS). The RBI expects to benefit...

    04 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Natural Gas: A Stepping Stone

    This article is based on “India’s road to clean energy goes via natural gas” which was published in The Indian Express on...

    03 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Wildlife (Protection) Act (WPA), 1972

    Introduction Constitutional Provisions for Wildlife: The 42nd Amendment Act, 1976, Forests and Protection of Wild Animals and Birds was...

    03 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Xylophis deepaki

    Why in News A tiny snake “Xylophis deepaki” has been named in honour of Indian herpetologist Deepak Veerappan for his contribution in...

    03 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Delhi Air Pollution

    Why in News Recently, according to the SAFAR (System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research) system, Delhi’s air quality...

    01 May 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • The Global Forest Goals Report 2021: UN Report

    Why in News According to the United Nations’ Global Forest Goals Report 2021, Covid-19 pandemic has aggravated the challenges faced by...

    30 Apr 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Green Initiatives: Saudi Arabia

    Why in News Recently, Saudi Arabia launched Saudi Green Initiative and the Middle East Green Initiative to combat the threat of climate...

    28 Apr 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Leaders’ Summit on Climate

    Why in News Recently, the Leaders' Summit on Climate was convened by the US President virtually. 40 world leaders, including the Prime Minister...

    24 Apr 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Climate Change: Impact on Children

    Why in News A recent analysis, based on Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN) index, has shown the impact of climate change on children...

    24 Apr 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Tough Corals

    Why in News A recent study has suggested that coral structures may withstand climate change owing to their impressive process of forming rock-hard...

    23 Apr 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Protest Against Blue Flag Beaches

    Why in News Recently Odisha government’s plan to get Blue Flag Certification for five beaches was opposed by the fishermen. Odisha planned...

    23 Apr 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Snow Leopard

    Why in News Just days before celebrating Earth Day, the internet was going viral over a photo of a snow leopard. Key Points About: Scientific...

    23 Apr 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • State of the Global Climate 2020: WMO

    Why in News Recently, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) released its annual State of the Global Climate for 2020. The report was...

    21 Apr 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • National Climate Vulnerability Assessment Report

    Why in News The Department of Science and Technology has released a report titled ‘The Report Climate Vulnerability Assessment for Adaptation...

    20 Apr 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Sulphur Dioxide Emissions from Caribbean Volcano

    Why in News The Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) emissions from a volcanic eruption in the Caribbean (La Soufriere Volcano) have reached India, sparking fear...

    20 Apr 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA): Draft 2020

    Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) EIA as per UNEP: The UNEP defines Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) as a tool used to identify the...

    19 Apr 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Great Indian Bustards

    Why in News Recently, a group of hunters shot down two Great Indian Bustards (GIBs) in a protected area of southern Punjab’s Cholistan in...

    19 Apr 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Exotic Animals

    Why in News Recently, the Delhi High Court directed the Centre to take a decision on framing rules to confer protection for exotic animals that are...

    19 Apr 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Cleaning Ganga

    This article is based on “River of life” which was published in The Indian Express on 17/04/2021. It talks about the reason for...

    17 Apr 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

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