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  • Celebrating Earth Day, 2024

    This editorial is based on “Preparing India for water stress, climate resilience” which was published in The Hindu on 22/04/2024. The...

    22 Apr 2024 Biodiversity Hotspots

  • Wildlife Conservation Initiatives


    27 Mar 2024 Biodiversity Hotspots

  • Gupteswar Forest as Biodiversity Heritage Site

    For Prelims: Biodiversity Heritage Site (BHS), ‘Biological Diversity Act, 2002 For Mains: Biodiversity-Heritage Site (BHS), Environmental...

    20 Feb 2024 Biodiversity Hotspots

  • Humboldt's Enigma

    Source: TH Why in News? In recent years, Humboldt's enigma has garnered increased attention in the field of ecology as researchers seek to...

    06 Feb 2024 Biodiversity Hotspots

  • Crocodile Species in India


    18 Jan 2024 Biodiversity Hotspots

  • IUCN Assessment of the Himalayan Wolf

    For Prelims: Himalayan Wolf, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)’s Red List, Ladakh and Spiti Valley, Sustainable...

    16 Jan 2024 Biodiversity Hotspots

  • Tiger Deaths in India

    Source: DTE Why in News? In 2023, India witnessed a disturbing surge in tiger deaths, reaching a record 204, as reported by the Wildlife Protection...

    30 Dec 2023 Biodiversity Hotspots

  • Field Pansy's Evolution

    Source: DTE Why in News? Recently, scientists have uncovered evidence of rapid evolution in a flowering plant found in Paris, France. The plant,...

    28 Dec 2023 Biodiversity Hotspots

  • Demaorchestia alanensis

    Researchers at Berhampur University, Odisha, have unveiled a new species of marine amphipod, named Demaorchestia alanensis, in Chilika Lake,...

    13 Dec 2023 Biodiversity Hotspots

  • Adaptation Gap Report, 2023

    For Prelims: United Nations (UN), Adaptation Gap Report, UN Environment Programme (UNEP), Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), World Bank...

    06 Nov 2023 Biodiversity Hotspots

  • Reimagining EIA For Himalayan Region

    This editorial is based on “The Indian Himalayan Region needs its own EIA” which was published in The Hindu on 17/10/2023. It talks...

    21 Oct 2023 Biodiversity Hotspots

  • Amphibians Threatened by Climate Change

    For Prelims: Amphibians Threatened by Climate Change, Amphibians, Climate Change, International Union for Conservation of Nature’s...

    11 Oct 2023 Biodiversity Hotspots

  • Tiger Deaths Raise Concerns in Nilgiris Biodiversity

    For Prelims: Biosphere Reserve, Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Tiger For Mains: Significance of Tiger Conservation, Related initiatives Source:...

    04 Oct 2023 Biodiversity Hotspots

  • New Fish Species Discovered

    Source: DTE Why in News? Recently, the scientists of the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) have discovered a new species of a vibrant orange...

    25 Sep 2023 Biodiversity Hotspots

  • Carrying Capacity of Himalayan States

    Source: BS Why in News?  The Centre has urged the Supreme Court to direct 13 Himalayan states of the country to assess their 'carrying...

    08 Sep 2023 Biodiversity Hotspots

  • Ecological Challenges in Himalayas

    This editorial is based on “Himalayan blunders that are ravaging the Himalayas” which was published in The Hindu on 28/08/2023. It...

    30 Aug 2023 Biodiversity Hotspots

  • Saltpan Workers of Little Rann of Kutch

    Source: DTE Why In News? On July 18, 2023, saltpan workers (commonly known as agariyas) presented a representation to Gujarat Chief Minister and...

    24 Jul 2023 Biodiversity Hotspots

  • The World’s Worst Animal Disease Killing Frogs Worldwide

    For Prelims: Panzootic, Chytridiomycosis or chytrid, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR), CSIRO,...

    31 May 2023 Biodiversity Hotspots

  • Western Ghats


    16 May 2023 Biodiversity Hotspots

  • Aztec Hummingbirds and Indian Sunbirds

    Why in News? Recently a study found that the loss of a key gene, FBP2 makes hummingbirds more efficient at breaking down sugar to use it for...

    28 Feb 2023 Biodiversity Hotspots

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