IMD launches improved SILAM and ENFUSER models to monitor Air Quality in the country.

14 October 2020. Introduction: According to the Ministry of Earth Sciences,The India Meteorological Department has operationalised an advanced high-resolution air quality early warning system for the national capital as well as a separate one for the country. Highlights: A very high-resolution city scale modelENFUSER (ENvironmental information FUsion SERvice) for Delhi has been operationalised to identify […]

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Zoological Survey of India: Climate Change has driven butterflies and moths to higher Himalayas.

12 October 2020. Introduction:  A new study commissioned by the government has found that Rising average temperatures in the Himalayan region have driven several dozen species of butterfly and moth to habitats higher up the mountains. Highlights: The findings of the study will be used as a baseline indicator to track the impact of climate […]

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Eight Indian Beaches to get Blue Flag International Eco- Label.

12 October 2020. Introduction: Eight beaches in India have been awarded the prestigious ‘Blue Flag’ certification, the Union Environment Ministry said on Sunday. The beaches which have been awarded the certification are spread across five states and two Union Territories. Terming it a “proud moment” for the country, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said the certification is a […]

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What is National Action Plan for Conservation of Migratory Birds?

12 October 2020. Introduction: On the occasion of World Migratory Day on 10th October 2020, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar announced that  India has launched a national action plan for the conservation of migratory birds along with the Central Asian Flyway. Highlights: Saving migratory bird is saving the wetlands and terrestrial habitats and saving […]

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