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  • Rising Sea Levels

    Why in News Recently, a study has projected that sea levels will rise around Lakshadweep Islands due to the impact of global warming. It will...

    19 Jun 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Namami Gange Programme

    Why in News Recently, an agreement was signed for Development of 35 MLD (Mega Liters per day) Sewage Treatment Plant in Maheshtala (City situated on...

    18 Jun 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • 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 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Loan to Sri Lanka for Solar Energy

    Why in News Recently, India has signed an agreement extending a USD 100 million Line of Credit (LOC) to Sri Lanka for projects in the Solar Energy...

    17 Jun 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Revised Subsidy for Electric Vehicles

    Why in News Recently, the central government has decided to increase the subsidy by 50% on electric two-wheelers under the FAME-II (Faster Adoption...

    15 Jun 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • 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 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Blue-Green Economic Model of Development

    This article is based on “A greener urbanscape” which was published in The Hindu on 09/06/2021. It talks about the need to incorporate...

    11 Jun 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Rescuing Gharials: Mahanadi River

    Why in News Recently, Odisha announced a cash award of Rs. 1,000 to conserve gharials in Mahanadi River Basin. Key Points About...

    11 Jun 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • India's Ethanol Roadmap

    Why in News The central government has released an expert committee report on the Roadmap for Ethanol Blending in India by 2025. The roadmap...

    11 Jun 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Hindu Kush Himalayan Mountains

    Why in News According to UNDP (United Nations Development Programme), the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) mountain ranges could lose up to two-third of...

    10 Jun 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen Phase-II

    Why in News Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) [SBM (G)] Phase-II is making steady progress amidst Covid-19 with 1249 villages declared ODF(Open...

    08 Jun 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • ‘Sea Snot’ Outbreak in Turkey

    Why in News Recently, Turkey’s Sea of Marmara, which connects the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea, has witnessed the largest outbreak of...

    08 Jun 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • National Mission on Biodiversity and Human Well-Being

    This article is based on “Saving biodiversity, securing earth’s future” which was published in The Hindu on 05/06/2021. It talks...

    07 Jun 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • World Environment Day 2021

    Why in News The World Environment Day is observed on the 5th of June annually to encourage awareness and environmental protection. Key...

    05 Jun 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Black Carbon and Glacier Melting

    Why in News The report titled “Glaciers of the Himalayas: Climate Change, Black Carbon and Regional Resilience” says that the glaciers...

    05 Jun 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Sustainably Developing Andaman & Nicobar

    This article is based upon “Developing the sister islands of Indian Ocean” which was published in the Hindustan Times on 03/06/2021. It...

    04 Jun 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • State of Finance for Nature Report

    Why in News The UN report, titled State of Finance for Nature, analyzes the investment flow in nature-based solutions (NbS) and identifies the...

    02 Jun 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Green Revolution

    Introduction The Green Revolution was an endeavour initiated by Norman Borlaug in the 1960s. He is known as the 'Father of Green Revolution' in...

    31 May 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • The Climate Breakthroughs Summit

    Why in News Recently, world leaders convened at the Climate Breakthroughs Summit to demonstrate progress in critical sectors of the global economy,...

    28 May 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • National Mission on use of Biomass in Coal Based Thermal Power Plants

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Power has decided to set up a National Mission on use of Biomass in coal based thermal power plants. Key...

    27 May 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

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