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  • 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 Conservation

  • 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 Conservation

  • High-Altitude Yak

    Why in News Recently, the National Research Centre on Yak (NRCY) at Dirang in Arunachal Pradesh’s West Kameng district has tied up with the...

    10 Jul 2021 Conservation

  • 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 Conservation

  • 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 Conservation

  • 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 Conservation

  • 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 Conservation

  • 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 Conservation

  • 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 Conservation

  • 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 Conservation

  • Guindy National Park: Tamil Nadu

    Why in News The Guindy National Park provides a number of ecosystem services to the people of Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Ecosystem services are the...

    01 Jul 2021 Conservation

  • Green Hydrogen

    Why in News According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), hydrogen will make up 12% of the energy mix by 2050. The agency also...

    01 Jul 2021 Conservation

  • 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 Conservation

  • 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 Conservation

  • 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 Conservation

  • 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 Conservation

  • 4th Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan

    Why in News Recently, the Ramgarh Vishdhari wildlife sanctuary received a nod from the National Tiger Conservation Authority’s (NTCA)...

    23 Jun 2021 Conservation

  • Pygmy Hog

    Why in News Recently, eight captive-bred pygmy hogs, the world’s rarest and smallest wild pigs, were released in the Manas National Park of...

    23 Jun 2021 Conservation

  • 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 Conservation

  • 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 Conservation

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