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  • Initiative on Making Water Sensitive Cities in Ganga Basin

    Why in News Recently, a new capacity building initiative on ‘Making water sensitive cities in Ganga basin’ was launched by the National...

    28 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Wounded Mountains

    This article is based on Wounded mountains: on Himachal landslide tragedy which was published in The Hindu on 27/07/2021. It talks about the...

    27 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Gross Environment Product (GEP)

    Why in News Recently, the Uttarakhand government has announced that it will initiate valuation of its natural resources in the form of ‘Gross...

    26 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • G20 Energy and Climate Meet

    Why in News At the recent G20 Climate Meet, India urged the group of 20 nations (G20) having per capita greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions above the...

    26 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Against Ban On Firecrackers

    Why in News Recently, the Supreme Court has dismissed appeals challenging the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) order which had imposed a complete ban...

    24 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Genome of Salt-secreting Mangrove Species Decoded

    Why in News Recently, the scientists for the first time have decoded the reference-grade whole genome sequence of a highly salt-tolerant and...

    23 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Polluted River Stretches

    Why in News The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in 2018 identified 351 polluted river stretches in India. CPCB study reveals that...

    22 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Events of Extreme Weather

    Why in News People around the world have been doubly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic and extreme weather events which experts say have been fuelled by...

    21 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Fit for 55 Package: EU

    Why in News Recently, the European Union (EU) released a new climate proposal, the Fit for 55 package. The EU in December 2020 submitted a...

    17 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Emerging Market for Renewables

    Why in News According to a recent report, fossil fuel electricity generation has peaked worldwide as emerging markets seize the opportunities of...

    16 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Amazon Forests: No Longer Carbon Sinks

    Why in News According to a recent study, Amazon Forests have started emitting Carbon dioxide (CO2) instead of absorbing it. Growing trees and...

    16 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Water Pollution by Detergents

    Why in News Water pollution caused by detergents has become a big concern in the global context. The per capita (per person) detergent...

    15 Jul 2021 Biodiversity & Environment

  • 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

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