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  • National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management

    The National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM) is established under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change to...

    14 Dec 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Taj Trapezium Zone

    Why in News Recently, the Supreme Court has permitted Northern Railways to cut over 400 trees in the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ) for construction of an...

    12 Dec 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Heavy Metals Contaminating India’s Rivers

    Why in News Recently, the Central Water Commission (CWC) has reported that the samples from two-thirds of the water quality stations spanning...

    12 Dec 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Green Activists Oppose Coastal Highway

    Why in News Green Nobel Prize winner Prafulla Samantara with other green activists has opposed the 415-km-long coastal highway from Digha in West...

    10 Dec 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Tyre Pyrolysis

    Why in News The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has ordered the closure of about 270 tyre pyrolysis units in 19 States for flouting...

    09 Dec 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Plogging Run

    Why in News Recently, Fit India Plogging Run was concluded in Delhi’s Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium. It was launched on 2nd October 2019 and...

    06 Dec 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • World Soil Day

    Why in News World Soil Day (WSD) is held annually on 5 December to highlight the importance of healthy soil and to advocate for the sustainable...

    05 Dec 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • COP25 Climate Summit

    Why in News The 25th edition of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) or COP25 has...

    03 Dec 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Antibiotics- Contaminating the Rivers

    This article is based on “Antibiotics are contaminating rivers and posing health risks” which was published in Livemint on 28/11/2019....

    30 Nov 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Global Sulphur Cap

    Why in News Recently, the Parliament was informed about Government efforts to clear the uncertainty of the Shipping industry on reducing sulphur...

    30 Nov 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Emissions Gap Report by UNEP

    Why in News Recently, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) released ‘Emissions Gap Report’, according to which India is the...

    28 Nov 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Panna Tiger Reserve

    Why in News The tiger reintroduction project in Panna tiger reserve has completed a decade making it one of the best models of conservation in the...

    26 Nov 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Smog Tower in Delhi

    Why in News A smog tower is being planned for the National Capital Region (NCR)-Delhi to create a clean air zone in the region. The smog tower is...

    26 Nov 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • SAMEER App

    Why in News SAMEER App is one of the air pollution mitigation measures which provides hourly updates on the National Air Quality Index (AQI). The...

    23 Nov 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Green Steel

    The term ‘Green Steel’ refers to a steelmaking process that lowers greenhouse gas emissions, cuts costs and improves the quality of...

    22 Nov 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Avian Botulism at Sambhar Lake

    Why in News The Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Uttar Pradesh has confirmed avian botulism as the reason for mass mortality of birds,...

    22 Nov 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Monitoring Aerosol Optical Depth

    The imager payload onboard ISRO’s weather satellites INSAT-3D & 3DR, is being used to monitor Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD). AOD is an...

    21 Nov 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Geochemical Baseline Atlas

    Why in News Recently, CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) has released the first ‘Geochemical Baseline Atlas of India’...

    15 Nov 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Devices to Control Air Pollution

    Why in News The air purifiers installed on the roads and on top of the buses have failed to combat air pollution in Delhi NCR. The air purifying...

    14 Nov 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Butterfly Survey

    Why in News The Kerala government has carried out a butterfly survey in the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS) and Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary (CWS)...

    13 Nov 2019 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

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