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  • Raptor Species under Threat

    Why in News According to recent research, around 30% of the 557 raptor species around the world are threatened by extinction to some degree. It...

    06 Sep 2021 Conservation

  • Threat to Bhitarkanika National Park: Odisha

    Why in News Recently, some environmental activists pointed out that Odisha’s Bhitarkanika National Park, is under severe threat due to planned...

    04 Sep 2021 Conservation

  • Behler Turtle Conservation Award

    Why in News Recently, Indian biologist Shailendra Singh has been awarded the Behler Turtle Conservation Award for bringing three critically...

    04 Sep 2021 Conservation

  • Land Sink & Emissions

    Why in News Despite caution from scientists, policymakers and corporations still assume that natural carbon sinks like land and oceans will mop up...

    04 Sep 2021 Conservation

  • State of the World's Trees Report: BGCI

    Why in News Recently, Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) launched the State of the World's Trees Report. The report warns that...

    03 Sep 2021 Conservation

  • State Animal and Bird: Ladakh

    Why in News Recently, Ladakh has adopted Snow Leopard and Black-Necked Crane, as State animal and State bird, two years after it was carved out as a...

    03 Sep 2021 Conservation

  • Crocodilian Species in India

    Why in News Recently, Odisha's Kendrapara district has earned the distinction of being the only district in India where all three species of...

    01 Sep 2021 Conservation

  • Groundwater Conservation

    Why in News India is majorly dependent on groundwater for irrigation and is pumping out the lion’s share of the global volume of groundwater....

    01 Sep 2021 Conservation

  • Darjeeling Himalayan Railways

    Why in News Recently, concerns were raised against the Centre’s proposed monetisation of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways (DHR). Key...

    31 Aug 2021 Conservation

  • Substantial Investment Subsidies for Solar Power

    Why in News In recent years, the Government of India has introduced several solar irrigation schemes like PM KUSUM, Suryamitra Skill Development...

    31 Aug 2021 Conservation

  • Latham’s Snipe

    Why in News Urban development continues to threaten Latham’s Snipe habitats as several snipe sites in eastern Australia are at risk from...

    31 Aug 2021 Conservation

  • Hydropower Projects in Himalayas

    Why in News Recently, the central government has said that no new Hydropower projects would be allowed in the upper reaches of the Ganga and those...

    30 Aug 2021 Conservation

  • Environment and Agricultural Ministerial Meeting: BRICS

    Why in News Recently, the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Environment and Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting was...

    28 Aug 2021 Conservation

  • Shrinking of Sambhar Lake: Rajasthan

    Why in News According to a recent study, Sambhar Salt Lake in Rajasthan is constantly shrinking with the degradation of soil and water quality and a...

    28 Aug 2021 Conservation

  • Forum for Decarbonisation of Transport Sector

    Why in News Recently, Forum for Decarbonizing Transport was jointly launched by NITI Aayog and World Resources Institute (WRI), India. WRI India...

    26 Aug 2021 Conservation

  • Corbett Tiger Reserve: Uttarakhand

    Why in News Recently, the Delhi High Court has asked the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) to consider as representation a petition to...

    24 Aug 2021 Conservation

  • Immune Cells in Sea Corals

    Why in News A new study has identified for the first time that specialised immune cells (phagocytic cells) exist in certain varieties of sea corals...

    24 Aug 2021 Conservation

  • Mangrove Forests

    Introduction About: A Mangrove is a small tree or shrub that grows along coastlines, taking root in salty sediments, often underwater. The...

    23 Aug 2021 Conservation

  • Geo-Tourism in Northeast

    Why in News Recently, the Geological Survey of India (GSI) has identified certain geological sites across the Northeast for promotion of...

    23 Aug 2021 Conservation

  • Surangam System

    Why in News The Karez System of Afghanistan is in threat whereas a similar system named Surangam in South India is thriving. Surangams resemble...

    21 Aug 2021 Conservation

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