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  • EUs Support to Southeast Asia: Climate Change

    Why in News The European Union (EU) has earmarked millions of euros for supporting climate friendly development in Southeast Asia. After the EU...

    09 Apr 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Forest Fires: A Very Big Concern

    Why in News Since the advent of the year 2021, there has been a series of forest fires in many states of India, including in Wildlife...

    06 Apr 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Decentralizing Climate Assistance

    This article is based on “The role of MGNREGA in the climate crisis” which was published in The Hindustan Times on 03/04/2021. It talks...

    05 Apr 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • NGT Orders Pollution Control Boards to Increase Capacity

    Why in News Recently, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed the Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) to strengthen its capacity and...

    02 Apr 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • New Red Algal Seaweed Species

    Why in News Recently, two new red algal seaweed species have been discovered along India’s coastline. India has a vast coastline of over...

    30 Mar 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • African Elephants

    Why in News The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has declared African Forest and Savanna (or bush) elephants as...

    27 Mar 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • India: Transforming to a Net-Zero Emissions Energy System

    Why In News Recently, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Shell have released a report titled “India: Transforming to a Net-Zero...

    26 Mar 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Road Ahead For India’s Climate Politics

    This article is based on “Proposing a new climate agenda for India” which was published in The Hindustan Times on 23/03/2021. It talks...

    25 Mar 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Greater One-Horned Rhino

    Why in News The claims by different political parties over significant reduction in poaching of Greater One-Horned Rhino has become an issue in...

    24 Mar 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

    Why in News Recently, the Prime Minister addressed the opening ceremony of International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (ICDRI)...

    23 Mar 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Climate Finance

    Why in News The Finance Minister of India urged the advanced economies to scale up their commitments to climate finance and transfer of technologies...

    23 Mar 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • World Air Quality Report 2020

    Why in News The World Air Quality Report, prepared by Swiss organisation IQAir, mentions that 22 of the top 30 most polluted cities globally are in...

    18 Mar 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Removal of Heavy Metals from Water

    Why in News Recently, a research team at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi has developed a new method for efficient removal of heavy...

    17 Mar 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Seabuckthorn Plantation in the Cold Desert

    Why in News The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to start planting seabuckthorn in the cold desert areas of the state. Key Points About...

    15 Mar 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Independent Environment Regulator

    Why in News Recently, the Supreme Court (SC) asked the government to explain the reasons for not setting up an “Independent Environment...

    10 Mar 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Changing Climate and Deglaciation: A Warning Call

    This article is based on “Climate and Consciousness” which was published in The Hindu on 04/03/2021. It talks about the impacts of...

    05 Mar 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • WWF Conservation Drive on World Wildlife Day

    Why in News Recently, on the occasion of World Wildlife Day (3rd March), the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) called on multiple stakeholders,...

    04 Mar 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • NDC Synthesis Report: UNFCCC

    Why in News The UNFCCC, in its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Synthesis Report, has called for more ambitious climate action plans by the...

    03 Mar 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Appeal to Resume Mining in Aravalli Hills

    Why in News Recently, the Haryana government has appealed to the Supreme Court to permit it to resume mining in the Aravalli Hills on the grounds...

    02 Mar 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Right to Repair: European Union

    Why in News Companies that sell refrigerators, washers, hair dryers or tele-visions in the European Union (EU) will need to ensure that those...

    02 Mar 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

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