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  • 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

  • Ambergris

    Why in News Recently, the Mumbai Police has arrested five people and seized nearly 9 kg of Ambergris. Key Points About: Ambergris, French...

    26 Jun 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Great Barrier Reef

    Why in News Recently, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee has recommended that the Australia’s Great Barrier Reef should be added to a list of...

    23 Jun 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Black Softshell Turtle

    Why in News Recently, the Assam forest department has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with two Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) and...

    21 Jun 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Children and Digital Dumpsites: WHO Report

    Why in News The World Health Organization (WHO) in its recent report “Children and Digital Dumpsites” has underlined the risk that...

    17 Jun 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Dialogue on Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought

    Why in News Recently, the Prime Minister delivered a keynote address at the United Nations (UN) “High-Level Dialogue on Desertification, Land...

    15 Jun 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Overlapping Hazards

    This article is based on “Managing Risks From Overlapping Hazards” which was published in The Indian Express on 13/06/2021. It talks...

    14 Jun 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Operation Olivia for Olive Ridley Turtles

    Why in News Recently, the Indian Coast Guard has pressed into service an aircraft for 'Operation Olivia' to protect Olive Ridley turtles. Indian...

    14 Jun 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

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