Water shortage in the Netherlands.

5 August 2022. Introduction: The National Water levels in the Netherlands has declined to all-time low. As a result, country has been suffering from a water shortage. According to Water Shortage Management Team, continuous drought in country has led to ‘water shortage’. Water shortage suggest that, Rhine River Water is supplying 50% less water than […]

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Indian Oil- NTCA MoU on ‘Project Cheetah’.

5 August 2022. Introduction: Recently, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indian Oil Corporation to relocate cheetahs from Africa to India, under Project Cheetah. as a part of the MoU, the IOC will grant Rs 50.22 crore over four years period, for the project. Currently, the total cost […]

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New Ramsar Sites in India.

4 August 2022. Introduction: According to union environment ministry, 6 new wetlands from Tamil Nadu, and 1 each from Karnataka, Goa, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha have received Ramsar recognition as “Wetlands of International Importance”. With the inclusion of 10, total number of Ramsar Sites stands at 64. Newly recognised sites are; Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary– It […]

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UNFCCC: Cabinet approval of India’s updated NDC.

 4 August 2022. Introduction: The Union Cabinet recently gave approval to India’s updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). The updated NDC will be transferred to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). India’s Updated NDC: It aims to increase India’s contributions in strengthening global response towards climate change, in accordance with the Paris Agreement. […]

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