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Archanna K Sharma
Archanna K Sharma

I did my Masters in Zoology specialising in Entomology. My topic of research in M. Phil was Genetics. I have been deeply interested in my subject and recent developments in the fields of Environment and Biology. I have been teaching General Studies part of Ecology and Environment, Climate Change, Global Warming, Biology, Biodiversity and Conservation to IAS aspirants.


European Parliament Ban on Petrol and Diesel Cars.

11June 2022. Introduction: Members of the European Parliament recently voted to ban the sale of new […]

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India’s achievement in Ethanol Blending.

8June 2022. Introduction: Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted that, India has achieved 10 percent […]

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Blue Duke: State butterfly of Sikkim

8June 2022. Introduction: During the celebration of World Environment Day 2022; the Chief Minister of […]

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New Reserves and Wildlife Sanctuaries of Maharashtra.

8 June 2022 Maharashtra State Board for Wildlife (MSBWL) recently approved 12 new conservation reserves […]

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Bihar: Elephant rescue Centre at Valmiki Tiger Reserve.

7 June 2022. Introduction: An elephant rescue centre has been established by the forest department […]

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                     LiFE-Lifestyle for Environment Movement.

7June 2022. Introduction: Global initiative “Lifestyle for Environment Movement” was launched by Prime Minister Narendra […]

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World Environment Day 2022

5June 2022. Introduction: The World Environment Day 2022 was observed on June 5. It is led […]

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Mandatory Eco-sensitive Zone (ESZ)

6June 2022. Introduction: Recently, the Apex Court directed that every protected forest, national park and […]

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Stockholm+50 Conference –Highlights.

6 June 2022. Introduction: On June 4, 2022, the Scientists, researchers and activists from across […]

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Painted Leopard Gecko.

4June 2022. Introduction; A new colourful species of leopard named “Eublepharis pictus” was recently identified […]

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Recognition of community forest resource (CFR) rights inside Kanger Ghati National Park

30 May 2022. Introduction: The Chhattisgarh government recognized the community forest resource (CFR) rights of […]

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State of Global Climate Report 2021.

28 May 2022. Introduction: The State of the Global Climate Report 2021 has been released […]

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Europe’s Record Dam Removal.

26 May 2022. Introduction: According to the 2021 Dam Removal Progress report, around 239 dams […]

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WEF’s Alliance of CEO Climate Action Leaders- India.

25 May 2022. Introduction: The India chapter of the Alliance of CEO Climate Action Leaders […]

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Iraq Dust Storms.

26 May 2022. Introduction: In the last six weeks, around eight dust storms hit Iraq. […]

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

23May 2022. Introduction: Lungs and respiratory infections are caused due to the Respiratory syncytial virus […]

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Amendment in Biofuels Policy.

22 May 2022 Introduction: The Union Cabinet recently made amendments to the National Biofuel Policy […]

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Nanjarayan Tank’ – Tamil Nadu’s New Bird Sanctuary.

21 May 2022 Introduction: The Nanjarayan Tank is recently declared the 17th bird sanctuary of […]

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Key Findings of ‘Drought in Numbers, 2022’ report.

21 May 2022. Introduction: “Drought in Numbers, 2022” report was presented recently by the United […]

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Energy Budget of a planet.

20 May 2022. Introduction: According to a new study, the imbalanced energy budget of the […]

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Seoul Forest Declaration.

13 May 2022. Introduction: On the 13th of May 2022, the 15th World Forestry Congress concluded […]

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Mumbai: First Organic Waste-powered EV Charging Station.

13 May 2022. Introduction: India’s first organic waste-powered Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station has been […]

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Conference of the Parties (COP15) of UNCCD.

12 May 2022. Introduction: The 15th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) of […]

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2022 World Food Prize

6May 2022 Introduction: The World Food Prize is an award that is given with the […]

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Rajasthan: First to surpass 10 GW solar capacity.

7 May 2022. Introduction: According to Mercom’s India Solar Project Tracker, Rajasthan became the first […]

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Environmental Impact of Jog Falls Project

6 May 2022. Introduction: The centre has asked whether any environmental impact study has been […]

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IIT Bombay’s collaboration with India Meteorological Department (IMD)

4May 2022. Introduction: Recently, IIT Bombay entered into collaboration with India Meteorological Department (IMD) to […]

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2022 State of World’s Forests Report

4 May 2022. Introduction: The 2022 edition of The State of the World’s Forests (SOFO), […]

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Indo-German Partnership for Green and Sustainable Development.

4May 2022. Introduction: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz signed a joint […]

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Palli: India’s First ‘Carbon-neutral Panchayat’

27 April 2022. Introduction: Palli village located in the Samba district of Jammu has become […]

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South Africa Flood Disaster.

19 April 2022. Introduction: The most industrialised of the African continent, South Africa has mostly […]

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Improving Iron Absorption from Grains

19 April 2022. Introduction: The consumption of Millets is being promoted in India as these […]

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Actinimenes koyas: New Species of Shrimp.

19 April 2022. Introduction: A new species of shrimp has been discovered by scientists from […]

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IMD’s First Long-Range Forecast

15 April 2022. Introduction: The India Meteorological Department (IMD has issued a long-range forecast for […]

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Tree City of the World’ Tag.

14 April 2022. Introduction: The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (UN-FAO) along with Arbor […]

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IISc Study: Microplastics in Cauvery River.

12 April 2022. Introduction:  New study has revealed that pollutants like microplastics might be causing […]

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India’s Coastline Erosion

12April 2022. Introduction: The Ministry of Earth Sciences has recently informed the Lok Sabha that […]

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CEEW Study on Forest Fires.

9 April 2022. Introduction: A study released by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water […]

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‘Prakriti’: Environmental Awareness Mascot.

6 April 2022. Introduction: On 5th April 2022, a mascot named ‘Prakriti’ was launched by Bhupendra […]

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IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report- Highlights

5 April 2022. Introduction: The latest series of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) […]

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Arunachal Pradesh: Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan

4 April 2022 Introduction: To develop the State Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (SBSAP) a […]

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India’s Warmest Days in 121 Years.

2 April 2022. Introduction: The analysis of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has shown that […]

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Rough-toothed Dolphins.

28 March 2022. Introduction: Rough-toothed dolphins are dolphin species that are generally founded in the […]

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Warming of Tropical Indian Ocean.

28 March 2022. Introduction: Jitendra Singh, MoS Ministry of Earth Sciences, has told Rajya Sabha […]

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            Kerala: Identification of New Marine Species.

26 March 2022. Introduction: A new Carangid species has been identified by the Central Marine […]

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Wildlife Conservation Bond

26 March 2022. Introduction: The world’s first wildlife bond has been issued by the World […]

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Study: Fish in Great Barrier Reef Fading .

 26 March 2022. Introduction: Due to climate change, the oceans are heating up and corals […]

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UN-WMO Goal for Climate Early Warning Systems.

24 March 2022. Introduction: A project has been announced by the United Nations to put […]

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Cyclone Asani.

22 March 2022. Introduction: The name of the new cyclone that is forming on the […]

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What is ‘Daylight Saving Time’?

17 March 2022. Introduction: Daylight Saving Time (DST), also known as summertime in some countries, […]

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Rejuvenation Project of 13 Rivers

16 March 2022. Introduction: On 14th March, Ministry for Forest, Environment, and Climate Change announced the […]

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Mumbai Climate Action Plan.

15 March 2022. Introduction: On 13th March, Mumbai Climate Action Plan (MCAP) was released, which was […]

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Halari Donkey Breed

15 March 2022. Introduction: Recently, a special convention was organized at Upleta town of Rajkot […]

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Power Foundation.

9 March 2022. Introduction: Power foundation is the policy advocacy society set up by the […]

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Study: Amazon Rainforest close to Tipping Point.

9 March 2022. Introduction: Recently, a study on the Amazon rainforest was published in the […]

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What are ‘Karewas’?

9 March 2022. Introduction: Karewas are highly fertile alluvial soil deposits found in the Kashmir […]

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Manas National Park- Rise in Tiger Population.

9 March 2022. Introduction: The Manas National Park and Tiger Reserve in Assam have witnessed […]

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What is a ‘Trellis structure’?

9 March 2022. Introduction: Trellis structure is an architectural structure made from a lattice of […]

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Plastics Innovation Hub Indonesia.

9 March 2022. Introduction: A partnership has been established by Australia and Indonesia with the […]

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Acetabularia jalakanyakae.

8 March 2022. Introduction: Acetabularia jalakanyakae is the new marine algae species discovered in India. […]

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Climateprenurship.

9March 2022. Introduction: Climateprenurship is a form of social entrepreneurship to fight climate change. Highlights […]

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WII Report on Sunderbans Tigers.

7 March 2022. Introduction: Wildlife Institute of India (WII) was entrusted to prepare a report […]

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Sambhav’ and ‘Svavlamban’ initiatives.

5 March 2022. Introduction: Sambhav’ and ‘Svavlamban’ are the initiatives to tackle the issue of […]

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Glycosmis albicarpa

5March 2022. Introduction: Glycosmis albicarpa is the recently discovered species of gin berry. About Discovery: […]

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                                       50th Anniversary of UNEP.

4 March 2022. Introduction: At its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, the United Nations Environment Programme […]

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Global Plastics Treaty .

3 March 2022. Introduction: In a biggest multilateral environmental deal, 175 countries have agreed to […]

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Ecuador’s New Species of Orchid .

3 March 2022. Introduction: Researchers have discovered an astounding new species of orchid in the […]

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Rain Bomb Phenomenon.

1 March 2022. Introduction: There are various types of extreme meteorological events that occur around […]

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U.S. Report on Sea Level Rise.

 28 Feb 2022. Introduction: According to NOAA-led report, The United States is likely to experience […]

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Palk Bay Dugong Reserve.

28 February  2022 Introduction: Tamil Nadu government has begun work to set up the first […]

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Tropical Cyclone Emnati.

26 Feb 2022. Introduction: Cyclone Emnati wreaked havoc on Madagascar. It made landfall just north […]

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India’s first e-waste eco-park

26 February 2022. Introduction: On February 24, 2022, the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish […]

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What is a ‘Megadrought’?

25 February 2022. Introduction: A megadrought is a drought that lasts at least two decades. […]

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Euphlyctis jaladhara.

25 February  2022. Introduction; The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Pune, has discovered a new […]

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China: Two Prehistoric Bird Species.

25 Feb 2022. Introduction: In China, researchers have discovered specimens of two Prehistoric Bird Species. […]

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Dearc sgiathanach: New Species of Pterosaur.

25 February  2022. Introduction: Researchers have discovered new species of Pterosaurs, who were the first […]

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Aardvark Calf.

22 Feb 2022. Introduction: A zoo in Cheshire, United Kingdom witnessed the birth of an […]

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Storm Eunice across Europe

22 February 2022. Introduction: Storm Eunice sparked the first-ever red weather warning in London on […]

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Recent Study on Pollination of Moths.

21 Feb 2022. Introduction: A study has revealed that moths are essential for pollination in […]

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UNEP Frontiers Report .

21 Feb 2022. Introduction: The Frontiers Report is released by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). […]

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Indian Army’s Bent-Toed Gecko.

19 Feb 2022. Introduction: A team of researchers recently discovered a new species of bent-toed […]

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Green Hydrogen and Ammonia Policy.

18 Feb 2022. Introduction: India’s new green hydrogen policy was unveiled, promising cheaper renewable energy, […]

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Study on Greater Maldive Ridge (GMR).

18 Feb 2022. Introduction: Recently, researchers traced the tectonic evolution of “Greater Maldive Ridge (GMR)” […]

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Solar Waste Handling in India.

17 Feb 2022 Introduction: While India’s solar power capacity is increasing, the country does not […]

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High Ambition Coalition on Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction

12 Feb 2022. Introduction; On February 11, 2022, last day of One Ocean Summit, declaration […]

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Australia: Designation of Koalas as Endangered species.

11 Feb 2022. Introduction: On February 10, 2022, Australia designated the koala as an endangered […]

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Kaziranga National Park- Recent Study on Climate Change.

11 Feb 2022. Introduction: According to latest research by scientists from Tezpur University in Tezpur, […]

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Increase in pollution levels in Mumbai .

9 February 2022. Introduction: Since February 6, 2022, Mumbai has witness high levels of pollution, […]

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White Cheeked Macaque .

9 Feb 2022. Introduction: The scientists recently found white cheeked macaque in Arunachal Pradesh. The […]

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Reintroduction of Cheetahs in India.

9 February 2022 Introduction: Government of India has planned to bring disease-free, behaviourally sound Cheetahs […]

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Loss of Ice in South Col Glacier.

8 Feb 2022. Introduction: A new study highlighted that, Ice on a glacier near the […]

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Western Ghats: New gecko species.

7 Feb 2022. Introduction: A team of researchers recently discovered a new gecko species in […]

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Sariska Tiger Reserve-Rise in Tigers.

7 Feb2022. Introduction: The Habitat management was launched in Sariska Tiger Reserve around June 2020. […]

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Cyclone Barsirai.

7 Feb2022. Introduction: On February 6, 2022, Cyclone Barsirai made landfall on coast of Madagascar, […]

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Kerala: New species of spider and millipede.

7Feb 2022. Introduction: Researchers of Department of Zoology from Christ College, Irinjalakuda, discovered a new […]

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Aravalli Biodiversity Park-India’s first OECM site.

6 Feb 2022. Introduction: On World Wetlands Day, that is, on February 2, the Aravalli […]

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Melting on Mount Everest.

5 Feb 2022. Introduction: Recently scientists found that the highest glacier on the world’s highest […]

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Chilika Lake Annual survey.

5 Feb 2022. Introduction: The Chilika Development Authority recently held the annual survey at the […]

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Assam Leopard census.

5 Feb 2022. Introduction: On February 3, 2022, forest department officials have rescued a leopard […]

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Scomberoides pelagicus: New fish (Pola Vatta)

4 Feb 2022. Introduction: The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) recently identified a new […]

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Ecuador Landslide.

3 Feb 2022. Introduction: Between January 31 — February 1, 2022, heavy rainfall in Ecuador […]

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Two New Ramsar sites.

3 Feb 2022. Introduction: The Government of India recently added two new Ramsar sites. The […]

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Uganda Oil Deal.

4 Feb 2022. Introduction: The Chinese and French oil giants have signed an agreement to […]

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Plastic snowfall in the Alps

2Feb 2022. Introduction: The researchers from Austria, Netherlands and Switzerland have found that trillions of […]

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Humbertium covidum: New hammerhead flatworm species.

2 Feb 2022. Introduction: Scientists recently discovered Humbertium covidum. These are new flat worn species. […]

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Climate Change: Early Flowering in UK.

2 Feb 2022. Introduction: According to  a study, climate change is causing plants in United […]

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Global Center of Excellence in Affordable and Clean Energy

2 Feb 2022. Introduction: The Global Center of Excellence in Affordable and Clean energy was […]

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New Study on Tree Species.

1 Feb 2022. Introduction: Around hundred scientists from different parts of the world came together […]

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Neuroterus valhalla: New Wasp species .

1February  2022. Introduction: The Rice University researchers recently discovered a new wasp species called Neuroterus […]

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Two New Bird Species from Borneo.

1Feb 2022. Introduction: The new bird species, Cyornis and Zosterops, were discovered recently from Borneo. These species were […]

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India’s Rank in Forest Area Gain.

1 Feb 2022. Introduction: The Economic Survey released by the Department of Economic Affairs recently […]

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Tahiti Pristine Coral reef.

1 February 2022. Introduction: The scientists have recently discovered a coral reef along the coast […]

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India’s First Geo Park.

31 January 2022. Introduction: The first geological park of India will be built in Lamheta, […]

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NASA Ocean Melting Greenland Mission.

Introduction: The ocean waters are melting the glaciers in Greenland as much as the warm […]

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What is Green Climate Fund for adaptation?

31 January 2022. Introduction: The Green Climate Fund is invested in developing countries. It helps […]

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Artificial Snow in Beijing Winter Olympics.

29 January 2022. Introduction: China is the first country to host both summer and winter […]

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Snowfall in the Sahara Desert.

29 January 2022. Introduction: World’s largest desert, The Sahara Desert, witnessed snowfall recently. Highlights Snowfall […]

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Earth’s sixth mass extinction.

24 January 2022. Introduction: As per a report published in Biological Reviews, Sixth Mass Extinction […]

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Indian Environment Service.

24 January 2022. Introduction: On January 21, 2021, the Supreme Court asked the Centre whether […]

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Meghalaya Living Root Bridges.

24 January 2022. Introduction: A living root bridge is suspension bridge across small streams. They […]

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‘Climate of India during 2021’ report.

21 January 2022. Introduction: Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) published its “Climate of India during 2021” […]

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Environment Ministry Star Rating System.

21 January 2022 Introduction: The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently launched “Star […]

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Census in Kaziranga National Park.

20 January 2022. Introduction: The Kaziranga National Park is a Tiger Reserve and a World […]

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Antarctica Icefish Breeding Colony.

19 January 2022. Introduction: The deep sea scientists have found an icefish breeding colony in […]

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Climate Hazards and Vulnerability Atlas of India.

19 January 2022. Introduction: The scientists of CRS have created a climate hazards and vulnerability […]

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Collarwali tigress.

17 January 2022. Introduction: The Collarwali tigress in Pench Tiger Reserve of India recently died. […]

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Delhi’s first DTC Electric Bus.

17 January 2022. Introduction: On January 17, 2022, the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal flagged […]

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Volcanic Eruption in Tonga.

17 Jaunary 2022. Introduction: An underwater volcano erupted in Tonga (a country in the Pacific […]

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India’s State of Forest Report 2021.

15 January 2022. Introduction: The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently released the […]

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Gulabo: India’s oldest sloth bear

13 January 2022. Introduction: On January 10, 2022, India’s oldest sloth bear, named Gulabo, died […]

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Expansion of Orang National Park.

13 January 2022. Introduction: The Assam Government has recently decided to increase the size of […]

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What are ‘Western disturbances’?

11 January 2022. Introduction: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) projected that; western disturbance is likely […]

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IUCN assessment on Red Sanders.

11 January 2022. Introduction: The International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) recently categorised the […]

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Study: 2021 was Earth’s fifth-hottest year.

11 January 2022. Introduction: Recently a report was made public by Copernicus Climate Change Service, […]

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What is ‘Aquamation’?

8 January 2022. Introduction: On January 8, 2022, the body of Nobel Peace Prize winning […]

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Asian Waterbird Census (AWC)

7 Jaunary 2022. Introduction: The Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) is an integral part of International […]

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Uvariopsis dicaprio.

7 January 2022 Introduction: Uvariopsis dicaprio is a newly identified tree species. It is the […]

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India’s Non – Fossil Fuel Milestone.

6 January 2022. Introduction: Reached its non – fossil fuel target much ahead of 2030. […]

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Regulations on Waste Tyres Management .

6January 2022 Introduction: On January 5, 2022, Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change shared […]

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Action Plan for Introduction of Cheetah in India.

January 5, 2022, Introduction:  The Union government launched an action plan for introducing Cheetah in […]

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Chilika Water Bird Status Survey – 2022 .

5 January 2021. Introduction: The Odisha Wildlife Organization recently conducted a bird census in the […]

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Mud Crab Reovirus (MCRV).

5 January2021. Introduction: Andhra Pradesh recently found that ‘Mud Crab Reovirus (MCRV)’ has been the […]

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Plan Bee

5 January 2021. 5 January 2021. Introduction: The Plan Bee was launched by Northern Frontier […]

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MoHUA Climate Change Awareness Campaign.

4 January2021. Introduction: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) announced to develop and launch […]

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What is Monoceromyia flavoscutata?

3 January 2021. Introduction: It is a new species recently discovered in India. Along with […]

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Measures to conserve Western Ghats.

  3 January 2021. Introduction: Union Environment Ministry has extended measures to conserve the ecologically […]

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Energy Transition Advisory Committee (Tarun Kapoor Committee) .

3 January 2021. Introduction: The Energy Transition Advisory Committee was formed by Ministry of Petroleum […]

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Largest ever Rhino Transfer.

     31 December 2021. Introduction: Recently, 30 white rhinos were transferred from South Africa to […]

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Tiger Deaths in India in 2021.

31 December 2021. Introduction: According to National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), in 2021 India reported […]

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Barn owl sighted in Bihar.

18 December 2021. Introduction: On December 15, 2921, forest officials rescued a barn owl in […]

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UNICEF climate change curriculum in Maharashtra schools.

15 December 2021. Introduction: Maharashtra Government is in process to introduce a comprehensive curriculum for […]

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Update of IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

   13 December 2021. Introduction: As per an update of IUCN Red List of Threatened […]

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Royal Bengal Tiger sighted at Buxa Reserve.

      13 December 2021. Introduction: A camera trap set up at Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) in Alipurduar […]

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Carcass Of Endangered Bryde’s Whale found at Odisha Coast.

11 December 2021. Introduction: The carcass of an endangered Bryde’s whale was found near the […]

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Flatbill flycatcher- New Species of Bird Discovered in South America.

8 December 2021. Introduction: In South America, a New Species of Bird named Flatbill flycatchers […]

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Project RE – HAB .

  6 December 2021. Introduction: Project RE – HAB is Reducing Elephant Human – Attacks […]

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Kyhytysuka sachicarum: New Marine Reptile Discovered .

1 December 2021. Introduction: Kyhytysuka sachicarum is a new marine reptile species discovered by an […]

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Kuno National Park to get 13 cheetahs next year.

29 November 2021. Introduction: The Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh is set to get […]

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Australia declares ‘La Nina weather event begins’.

 23 November 2021. Introduction: Weather bureau of Australia declared on November 23, 2021 that; a […]

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IQAir: 94 of 100 most polluted cities in India, China, Pakistan.

23 November 2021. Introduction: According to air quality tracker “IQAir”, air pollution continues to present […]

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Amazon Deforestation reaches 15 years high.

  20 November 2021. Introduction: As per official data published by National Institute for Space […]

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Swachh Survekshan -2021 awards.

20 November 2021. Introduction: President Ram Nath Kovind is set to honour around 342 cities […]

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Delhi pledges to clean Yamuna by 2025.

19 November 2021. Introduction: Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, pledged to clean Yamuna River […]

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What is “Clean Ocean Manifesto”?

Introduction: Clean Ocean International Expert Group of UN Decade for Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, […]

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MoFPI inked MoU with Department of Animal husbandry & Dairying to improve livestock sector.

18 November 2021. Introduction: Ministry of Food Processing Industry (MoFPI) inked MoU with Department of […]

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Centre proposes measures to reduce Delhi air pollution.

17 November 2021. Introduction: The Central government has proposed several measures in an affidavit before […]

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Study: White-tailed deer being infected with SARS-CoV-2

16 November 2021. Introduction: A new study from US shows that white-tailed deer are being […]

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Kaiser-i-Hind: Arunachal’s State butterfly.

15 November 2021. Introduction: State Cabinet of Arunachal Pradesh, headed by Chief Minister Pema Khandu, […]

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Recent data from ICRI on Stubble Burning Incidents.

15 November 2021. Introduction: ICRI-Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI) recently published its data on stubble […]

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Sharks and Seahorses found in Thames River.

13 November 2021. Introduction: During a recent health check of London’s famous River Thames, it […]

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Egypt to host COP27 Climate Summit next year.

12 November 2021. During COP26 conference in Glasgow, it was decided that Egypt will host […]

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Toxic Foam in Yamuna River.

10 November 2021. Introduction: On November 8, 2021 devotees offered prayers as a part of […]

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                        Haritha Karma Sena(Green Action Force)-Key Facts.

8 November 2021. Introduction: Kerala government has proposed to form “Haritha Karma Sena (Green Action […]

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Delhi : Air quality in severe category.

6 November 2021. Introduction: As per Central Pollution Control Board’s data, air quality of Delhi […]

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                      TN: SPV to manage Nature conservation missions.

6 November 2021. Introduction: Tamil Nadu government, in a big leap towards climate action, has […]

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COP 26: Economic Implications of India’s targets.

3 November 2021. Introduction: On November 1, 2021, at COP26 climate summit, Prime Minister Narendra […]

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                                 India officially endorses Emission list.

1 November 2021. Introduction: India officially endorsed a website made by Indian climate experts, listing […]

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               Don’t Choose Extinction: UNDP Video on Climate Change.

1 November 2021. Introduction: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released a creative video titled “Don’t […]

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Australia: In-principal support for net zero by 2050.

25 October 2021. Introduction: Australian Cabinet is set to consider conditions that junior coalition partner […]

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                COP26: Bangladesh to share ‘Climate prosperity plan’

23 October 2021. Introduction: Bangladesh has planned to present its “climate prosperity plan” at the […]

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Parambikulam Tiger Conservation Foundation wins Earth Guardian Award.

21 October 2021. Introduction: The Parambikulam Tiger Conservation Foundation (PaTCoF) has won the “Earth Guardian […]

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Japan: Mount Aso volcano erupts at Kyushu Island.

20 October 2021. Introduction: Mount Aso volcano in Japan, erupted on October 20, 2021 and […]

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  Air Quality Early Warning System(AQES) enhanced.

20 October 2021 Introduction: The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) has developed a new […]

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Report: India at top in Emissions related to Crop Burning.

20 October 2021. Introduction: Climate tech start-up, Blue Sky Analytics, published its report on emissions […]

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                           Report : Africa’s glaciers to disappear soon.

20 October 2021. Introduction: World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and other agency released its new report […]

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What are Green Crackers?

16 0ctober 2021. Introduction: Amid the Covid-19 pandemic related situation and concerns regarding increasing pollution […]

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  China sets up $ 233 million Kunming Biodiversity Fund.

15 October 2021. Introduction: China pledged to inject $233 million into a new fund called […]

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                             India’s Plastic Waste Recycling Targets.

14 October 2021. Introduction: The Union environment ministry has released a draft notification to regulate […]

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  UN Biodiversity Summit begins in China.

14 October 2021. Introduction: United Nations Biodiversity Summit started in China, on October 12, 2021. […]

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Vision Plan (2021- 2031) for Indian Zoos.

13 October 2021. Introduction: Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change released the “Vision Plan: […]

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NITI Aayog : Handbook on Sustainable urban plastic waste management.

13 October 2021. Introduction: The Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog, Rajiv Kumar, launched the “NITI […]

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        Supreme Court on National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) position.

13 October 2021. Introduction: “National Green Tribunal does have suo moto powers and it can […]

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India Joins High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People

 October 8, 2021 Introduction: India has officially joined the High Ambition Coalition for Nature and […]

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Delhi: Action plan to combat Air pollution in winters

October 5, 2021 Introduction: Chief Minister (CM) of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, on October 4, 2021 […]

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Odisha’s initiatives to prevent Elephant electrocution.

4 October 2021 Introduction: Odisha government has allocated Rs 445.75 crore to the distribution companies […]

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NOAA report: August 2021 is the 6th-warmest in 142 years.

Introduction: As per NOAA’s National Centre for Environmental Information analysis, August 2021 was the 6th hottest […]

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                                           Wildlife Week 2021

4October 2021. Introduction: Lieutenant Governor of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha, inaugurated […]

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Tiger rallies started across 51 Reserves.

2 October 2021 Introduction: Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav started Highlights: Tiger Rallies were started […]

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American bumblebee could be declared endangered.

            2 October 2021. Introduction: According to US Fish and Wildlife Services, the American bumblebee […]

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New species of blind freshwater eel discovered in Mumbai

2 October 2021. Introduction: New species of blind freshwater eel has been by four scientists from […]

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India to increase share of renewable energy to 60 % in Major Ports

29 September  2021 Introduction: According to Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Sarbananda Sonwal, […]

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      Australia: Fossil of Oldest Koala-hunting eagle discovered.

28 September 2021 Introduction: Scientists have excavated the remains of an ancient eagle near a […]

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7th Consecutive edition of Swachh Surveksh.

28 September 2021 Introduction: Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launched the seventh […]

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H.P.: World’s highest EV charging station opened.

25 September 2021. Introduction: World’s highest EV charging station was opened at Kaza town, which […]

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WMO Report: Climate Indicators and Sustainable Development .

24 September  2021 Introduction: The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has published a new report titled […]

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WHO revises Air Quality norms.

23 September 2021. Introduction: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has revised its global air quality […]

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ARAI developed charger for Electric Vehicles.

22 September 2021. Introduction; The Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) has developed its indigenous […]

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Global companies to reduce emissions from ships by 2050.

22 September 2021. Introduction; About 150 leading companies and organisations including oil majors & port […]

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COP 26: India pushing for Green Tech Transfer.

 22 September 2021. Introduction; India has been asserting and reaffirming its take on the transfer […]

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Two more Indian beaches gets International Blue Flag certification.

22 September 2021 Introduction: Two more beaches in India have received the ‘Blue Flag’ certification […]

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Swachhata Pakhwada launched in Cochin Port Trust.

17 September 2021 Introduction: Swachhata Pakhwada 2021 was launched at the Cochin Port Trust and […]

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RMI India launch ‘Shoonya’ Campaign .

16 September 2021. Introduction: NITI Aayog, in association with the RMI and RMI India, launched […]

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England: First country to mandate new homes to install EV chargers.

13 September 2021. Introduction: British government has announced to introduce legislation in 2021, under which […]

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World’s largest plant to suck CO2 from air starts in Iceland .

11September 2021. Introduction: World’s largest plant that has been designed to suck carbon dioxide (CO2) […]

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National Forest Martyr’s Day .

Every year on 11th September, National Forest Martyr’s Day is marked and observed in the […]

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9: Himalaya Day 2021

10 September 2021. Introduction: On September 9, 2021, National Mission for Clean Ganga organised Himalaya […]

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Jal Shakti Ministry launches Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2021.

10 September 2021. Introduction: Minister of State of Jal Shakti Ministry, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel, […]

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Bhupendra Yadav launches PRANA Portal

8 Seotember 2021. Introduction: Union environment minister, Bhupendra Yadav, launched a portal called PRANA on […]

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Environment Minister launches first functional Smog Tower

September 8, 2021 Introduction: Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav, virtually […]

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IUCN: 37% of sharks and rays threatened with extinction.

8 September 2021. Introduction: According to a new red list by IUCN, world’s sharks and […]

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Big John- Biggest Triceratops to be auctioned

6 September2021. Introduction: Big John, an enormous triceratops, is to be auctioned in October 2021 […]

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Tamil Nadu to set up India’s first Dugong Conservation Reserve .

September 6, 2021. Introduction: Government of Tamil Nadu recently announced its plan to set up […]

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Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes (1970-2019)

4 September 2021. Introduction: Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water […]

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India: 1st Asian Country to launch a Plastics pact.

4 September 2021. Introduction: India has become the first Asian Country to launch a Plastics […]

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Ladakh’s New State animal and State bird.

4September 2021. Introduction: Ladakh adopted two endangered species,snow leopard and black –necked crane as its State animal […]

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Report: Protected Areas in Central Africa 2020.

3September 2021. Introduction: According to a report titled “Protected Areas in Central Africa 2020”, Central […]

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Coal Ministry’s pilot project to replace Diesel with LNG.

2 September 2021. Introduction: State-owned Coal India Ltd. (CIL) has started the pilot project to […]

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World’s first ‘Plant based’ Smart Air-Purifier “Ubreathe Life”.

1 September 2021. Introduction: World’s first Plant-based smart air-purifiers called “Ubreathe Life” by the scientists […]

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UNEP: Leaded petrol eradicated from the world.

1 September 2021. Introduction: According to United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), use of leaded petrol has […]

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Odisha’s Kendrapara district: Only place to have all 3 Crocodile Species

31 August 2021. Introduction: Kendrapara district of Odisha, that is crisscrossed by rivers, creeks and […]

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Latham’s Snipe’ Migratory Bird.

31 August 2021. Introduction: Latham’s Snipe shorebird fly non-stop from Japan to Australia twice in […]

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Tropical storm Henri makes landfall near Rhode Island.

23 August 2021. Introduction: Tropical Storm Henri has made its landfall near western Rhode Island […]

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Delhi CM to inaugurate India’s First Smog Tower.

23 August 2021. Introduction; Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, will inaugurate India’s first smog […]

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UNICEF: Children in India at high risk of Climate Crisis impacts.

23 August  2021 Introduction: According to a new report by UNICEF, Children in India are […]

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India’s Highest Herbal Park inaugurated near Indo-China border.

21 August 2021. Introduction: India’s highest herbal park, at a height of 11,000 feet, was […]

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Ratification of Kigali Amendment to Montreal Protocol.

21 August 2021. Introduction: India has approved the ratification of the Kigali Agreement to the […]

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Tropical Depression Grace over Haiti.

18 August 2021. Introduction: Tropical depression grace over the earthquake hit southwest Haiti on August […]

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Kaziranga Park: India’s first National Park to give Satellite Phones to Forest Guards.

16 August 2021. Kaziranga Park of Assam have become the first national park of India […]

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Four more Indian wetlands added to Ramsar list.

Introduction: Four more wetlands from India have been added to the Ramsar list and have […]

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NDMC launches ‘Cleancity app-Key Facts.

14 August 2021. Introduction: North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) launched “Cleancity app” on August 13, […]

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Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules,2021.

Introduction: Environment Ministry notified the Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules, 2021 on August 13, 2021. […]

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WSO: Elephant landscape witnessing dramatic change in Odisha.

12 August 2021.         Introduction: According to the Wildlife Society of Orissa (WSO), the elephant landscape […]

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COP 26 head to visit India.

12 August 2021. Introduction: President of the United Nation Climate Change Conference (COP-26) and climate chief of […]

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Wildfires in Algeria: Highlights

12 August 2021. Introduction: Wildfires in Algeria have killed 42 people including 25 soldiers. Highlights […]

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World Lion Day: August 10

10 August 2021. Introduction: World Lion Day is celebrated on August 10 every year in […]

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IPCC report: Indian Ocean Warming rapidly.

10 August 2021. Introduction: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently published its sixth assessment […]

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Leaseholders of Malpe Beach Tourism in Udupi district got safety nets and red flags on August 3, 2021 along the beach.

4 August 2021. Highlights Administration has also issued warning to tourists for not venturing into […]

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IMD undertook installation of Agro-Automatic Weather Station

4 August 2021. Introduction: Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has undertaken installation of Agro-Automatic Weather Stations […]

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Thailand has banned sunscreens comprising of chemicals that damage coral from all of its marine national parks.

6 August 2021. Highlights: Sun protection used by tourists are harming slow-growing corals in the […]

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14 Tiger Reserves in India have accreditation of Global Conservation

28 July 2021. Introduction: India’s 14 Tiger Reserves have received the Global Conservation Assured | […]

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Ministry of Earth Science launches ESSDP(Earth System Science Data Portal).

28 July 2021. Introduction: On its 15th Foundation Day the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) launched […]

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31.6%Rise in E-waste Generation Last Year.

27 July 2021. Introduction: In the year 2020, India has generated a total of 10,14,961.2 […]

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India can save $1.2 billion a year by Shutting Old Coal Plants.

27 July 2021. Introduction: According to a study says that by shutting down some old […]

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Amazon Rainforest emits more CO2 than it abosorbs.

17 July 2021. Introduction: The science journal NATURE published a study which states that parts […]

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EU releases tough Climate Change Plans.

15July 2021. Introduction: European Union’s executive branch released new legislation to meet its pledge of […]

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Draft of Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework.

15July 2021. Introduction: UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Secretariat released first official draft of […]

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Bihar had maximum deaths due to lightning strikes since 2019.

13 July 2021. India’s second annual Lightning Report was recently published. According to it, lightning […]

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National Dolphin Research Centre to come up in Patna.

12 July 2021. Introduction: Much-awaited National Dolphin Research Centre (NDRC) will soon come up in […]

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China: Giant pandas are vulnerable,not endangerd anymore.

10 July 2021. Chinese conservation officials have announced that, Chinese giant Panda is no longer […]

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WWF-UNEP report on Human-wildlife co-existence.

10 July 2021. Introduction: World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and UN Environment Programme (UNEP) […]

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Himalayan yaks set to be insured.

10 July 2021 Introduction: National Research Centre on Yak (NRCY) at Dirang in Arunachal Pradesh […]

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Study:Over 7lakh deaths per year in India linked to abnormal temperatures.

9 July 2021. Introduction: As per a study published by Lancet Planetary Health Journal, about […]

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Delhi’s NO2 pollution rose by 125% in 1 year.

8July 2021. Introduction: According to a study by non-government organisation (NGO), Greenpeace, Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) […]

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Gravelyia boro : New Underground Spider from Assam

8July 2021. Introduction: Two species of spiders have been found in Jharbari range of western […]

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TNAU identifies grasses & trees to improve Elephant Habitats.

6 July 2021. Introduction: Experts from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) and Forest College and […]

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Tropical storm Elsa nears Cuba.

5 July 2021. Introduction: Tropical Storm Elsa strengthened on July 3, 2021 and its center […]

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194 crocodiles relocated from Panchmuli lake.

5July 2021. Introduction: In last two days, 194 crocodiles have been relocated from Panchmuli lake near […]

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Environmental Components and Health Effects.

The environment in which we live can be considered as having three fundamental sets of […]

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Odisha: Only state to have all three species of crocodiles.

22 June 2021. Introduction: Odisha has become the only state in India to have all […]

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A Checklist of Colombian Butterflies-Highlights.

24 June 2021. Introduction:  Colombia accounts for 20% of all known species. As per recent […]

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UN: Great Barrier Reef should be listed as “in danger”

22 June 2021. Introduction: It has been recommended by UN Committee to add Great Barrier […]

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Oil Spill from Haldia-bound Portuguese flag container ship.

19 June 2021. Introduction: Oil spill from Haldia-bound Portuguese flag container ship keeps the Indian […]

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Climate Change to Increase Sea Level in Lakshadweep: Study.

19 June 2021. Introduction: According to a study conducted to project different greenhouse gas scenario, […]

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World Day to Combat Desertification.

18 June 2021. Introduction: World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought was observed on June […]

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Hebbal –Nagwara Valley Project.

18 June 2021. Introduction: Citizens and Environmentalists are voicing their concern for the proposal to […]

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A new Tardiagrade species named after Kerala: Stygarctus keralensis.

18 June 2021. Introduction: A new species named “Stygarctus Keralensis” has been identified in Kerala. […]

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Mission Deep Ocean approved by Cabinet.

18 June 2021. Introduction: Union Cabinet has approved ‘Deep Ocean Mission’ proposed by Ministry of […]

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Great Indian Bustards and related conflict with Power Lines.

15 June 2021. Introduction: The Great Indian Bustards are heaviest flying creatures on earth. They […]

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What is Operation Olivia?

14 June 2021. Introduction: To protect Olive Ridley turtles Coast Guard have enforced laws and […]

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Maharashtra: Action plan to Protect Heritage Trees.

Introduction; 12 June 2021. Maharashtra Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray cleared an action […]

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May records 2nd highest rainfall in 121 years.

11 June 2021. Introduction: According to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), May 2021 received second highest […]

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Dihing Patkai: 7th National Park of Assam.

10 June 2021. Introduction: Assam Government has notified Dihing Patkai as a National Park. This […]

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IIT –Kharagpur develops Early Cyclone Detection Technique.

10 June 2021. Introduction: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur have developed an early cyclone […]

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Two species of Monals sighted together in Arunachal Pradesh.

9 June 2021. Introduction: Two species of monals were sighted together by local wildlife enthusiasts […]

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Raimona- Sixth national park of Assam.

7 June 2021. Introduction: According to Chief Minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma, Raimona reserve […]

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PM Modi launches E-100 project.

7 June 2021. Introduction: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, launched E-100 pilot project on the occasion […]

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Haryana to create 80 acres of ‘Oxi-van’.

7 June 2021. Introduction: 80 acres of ‘Oxi-van’ (a forest) is being created in Karnal […]

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Blue –finned Masheer moved out of IUCN red list.

4 June 2021. Introduction: According to TATA Power, Blue-finned Mahseer has moved to “least concern” […]

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UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration Report.

4 June 2021. Introduction: UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and Food & Agriculture Organisation of UN […]

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HDFC Bank to turn carbon neutral by 2031-32.

4 June 2021. Introduction: HDFC Bank has planned to become carbon neutral by 2031-32. Bank […]

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Argentine Ant –Key Facts.

26 May 2021. Introduction: Environmental DNA (eDNA) of Argentine Ant was successfully detected by researchers. […]

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Endangered African violet plant discovered in Mizoram.

26 May 2021. Introduction: A new species of plant, called African violet, was discovered by […]

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Govt to set up National Mission on use of Biomass.

25 May 2021. Introduction:  ‘National Mission on use of Biomass’ in coal based thermal power […]

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Gharial Hatchlings seen in Odisha.

24 May 2021. Introduction: Forest Department of Odisha has witnessed an adult Gharial surrounded by […]

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India Biodiversity Awards 2021.

24 May 2021. Introduction: Recently, India Biodiversity Awards 2021 were presented on the occasion of […]

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Delhi records 8 new Species of Snakes.

24 May 2021. Introduction: After an extensive five-year study by researchers from Delhi University, eight […]

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Cheeetah to be re-introduced in India.

23 May 2021 Introduction: World’s fastest land animal, Cheetah is expected to be reintroduced in […]

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Mount Nyiragongo erupts in Eastern DR Congo.

24 May 2021. Introduction: Government of Democratic Republic of Congo has launched an evacuation plan […]

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World Turtle Day 2021.

24 May 2021. Introduction: World Turtle Day was celebrated on May 23, 2021. It is […]

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Invasive species cost African Economy $3.66 trillion a year.

23 May 2021. Introduction: Recent study shows that, Invasive species are costing African agriculture about […]

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Draft norms for 4 Wheeler Tyres to raise Fuel Efficiency.

23 May 2021. Introduction: Union Ministry of road and transport has recently notified about the […]

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Cyclonic Stofrm “Yaas” to form in Bay of Bengal.

23 May 2021. Introduction: According to India Meteorological Department Cyclone Yaas is likely to intensify […]

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Antartica heads towards Climate Tippping Point by 2060.

19 May 2021. Introduction: A new study indicates that Antarctica ices sheets are headed towards […]

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A-76 World’s largest iceberg breaks off of Antartica.

 20 May 2021. Introduction: According to the European Space Agency an iceberg recently broke off […]

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Sunflower sea star breeding to increase kelp forest.

18 May 2021. Introduction: The scientists in the United States are breeding the Sunflower sea […]

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Okeanos Explorer: US’s Robotic Navigation tech to explore Ocean Floor.

17 May 2021. Introduction: The Okeanos Explorer is a ship built by the National Oceanic […]

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NHRC on Ganga and Dead Bodies.

17 May 2021. Introduction: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) recently came up with eleven […]

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Elephant Seal:Recent Study.

17May 2021. Introduction: The scientists of Scotland have conducted a detailed study on the Elephant […]

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Cranes return to Ireland after 300 years.

17 May 2021. Introduction: The Cranes that have been a part of Irish folklore (traditional […]

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Cyclone Tauktae: Strongest in West Coast in Two Decade.

16 May 2021. Introduction: Tauktae is the first cyclone of 2021. The IMD has predicted […]

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Assam Elephants Death- Lighting may be the Cause.

14 May 2021.  18 elephants died in the Bamuni hillock in the Kundoli Proposed Reserve […]

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What is Ocean Rewilding?

14 May 2021. Ocean Rewilding is expected to come up in COP26. A network of […]

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Whitley Awards,2021.

14 May 2021. Introduction: Whitley Awards are called “Green Oscar”. In 2021, the Whitley Award […]

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Report: 99 of 100 cities with environmental risk are in Asia.

13 May 2021 Introduction A private firm Verisk Maplecroft has found that the Asian cities […]

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Vineyard Wind Project.

13 May 2021. Introduction: Vineyard Wind Project is the first major offshore wind farm that […]

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Haryana undertakes Monkey Census as a part of Wildlife Census.

12 May 2021. Introduction: The Wildlife Institute of India recently conducted a “Monkey Census” in […]

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IEA:Renewable Energy Market Update.

11 May 2021. Introduction: The International Energy Agency recently released the “2021 Renewable Energy Market […]

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Assam –UNICEF online Flood Reporting System.

11 May 2021. Introduction: UNICEF and The Assam State Disaster Management Agency have jointly developed […]

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EAC allows Great Nicobar Plan to advance.

11 May 2021. Introduction: The Environment Appraisal Committee (EAC) operating under the Ministry of Environment, […]

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IUCN Report: Conflict and Conservation.

10 May 2021. Introduction:  “Nature in a Globalised World: Conflict and Conservation”- is a report […]

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Area around Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary notified as ESZ.

8 May 2021. Introduction: The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently notified 48.32 […]

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Global Methane Assessment launched by UNEP and CCAC.

8 May 2021. Introduction: The United Nations recently launched the Global Methane Assessment. It was […]

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Endangered seals found dead on Russia’s Caspian coast.

7 May 2021. Introduction: More than one hundred and seventy seals were washed up dead […]

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Climate Action Tracker: Global warming by 2100 to be 2.4 degree C.

6 May 2021. Introduction: The impacts of the recent US Climate Summit has been discussed […]

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Lineament :Cause of Assam Earthquakes.

6 May 2021 Introduction: The main reason behind frequent earthquakes in Sonitpur area of Assam […]

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First genetically modified mosquitoes released in US

6 May 2021. Introduction: Oxitec Biotech firm has released its genetically modified mosquitoes in the […]

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Hoolock Gibbon : India has only one species.

Introduction; Hoolock Gibbons are lesser apes. They are the second largest of the Gibbons after […]

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What is Cicadas?

8 May 2021. Introduction: Cicadas are the world longest living insects. They are winged, red […]

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Asiatic lions test COVID positive.

8 May 2021. Introduction: For the first time the transmission of virus to animal has […]

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First supply of Used Cooking Oil-based Biodiesel.

4 May 2021. Introduction: Union Minister of Petroleum Shri Dharmendra Pradhan flagged off the first […]

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Crocidura narodamica: New Shrew species found at A&N.

4 May 2021. Introduction:  Zoological Survey of India team has discovered a new insect eating […]

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Crimson Solar Project: US approve 550 million USD.

4 May 2021. Introduction: Crimson Solar Project of 550 million USD was recently approved by […]

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Olive Ridley Turtles stay away from Rushikulya river.

3 May 2021. Introduction: The Olive Ridley Turtles in 2021 are staying away from the […]

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40 Tonnes of Fish die in Lebanon.

1May 2021 Introduction: River Litani is the longest river in Lebanon. It has an artificial […]

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RBI joins Network for Greening the Financial System-NGFS.

30 April 2021. Introduction: The Reserve Bank of India recently joined the Network for Greening […]

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Mining Robot Stranded in the Pacific.

30 April 2021. Introduction: A Deep-sea mining robot, Patania II got stranded on the Pacific […]

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Genome Study on Endangered Sumatran rhinoceros.

Introduction: The researchers at the Centre for Palaeogenetics, Stockholm showed that the populations of Sumatran […]

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Forest Fire in Mizoram.

27 April 2021. Introduction: The Indian Air Force recently deployed two Mi-17V5 helicopters equipped with […]

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New Zealand’s action to save Maui dolphins.

26 April 2021. Introduction: The Maui Dolphins are found only in the West Coast of […]

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Causes of Biodiversity Loss IN India

Cause  1. Habitat Fragmentation: Large areas rich in biodiversity have been reduced to small pockets. This […]

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Glacier burst reported in Sumna, Neeti Valley.

24April 2021. Introduction: On April 23, 2021, a Glacier burst occurred in Sumna, Neeti Valley […]

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Second World Ocean Assessment.

23 April 2021. Introduction: The United Nations recently released the Second World Ocean Assessment report. […]

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Earth Day Summit.

23 April 2021. Introduction: On March 22, 2021, US President Joe Biden at the onset […]

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What is Potamophylax coronavirus?

21April 2021. Introduction: Kosovar Biologist Halil Ibrahimi has named a newly discovered insect after COVID-19 […]

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Blue Nature Alliance- Global Marine Initiative.

21 April 2021. Introduction: The Blue Nature Alliance is a global partnership of five core […]

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Cabinet approves Subsidy for Urea produced via Coal Gasification.

21 April 2021. Introduction: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs recently approved subsidy for Urea […]

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State of the Global Climate 2020 Report.

20 April 2021. Introduction: “State of the Global Climate 2020” report has been recently released […]

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VIIRS-Visible Infraed Imaging Radiometer Suite alert.

20 April 2021. Introduction:  India recorded 82,170 forest fire alerts between April 1, 2021 and […]

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What is Deepwater Horizon Disaster?

20 April 2021. Introduction: Now it has been eleven years since the Deepwater Horizon Oil […]

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What is Table Mountain National Park?

19 April 2021 Introduction: The Table Mountain National Park is located in Cape Town of […]

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Only 3% of land areas unspoiled by humans: A Study.

16 April 2021. Introduction: The researchers from Key Biodiversity Areas Secretariat at Cambridge have figured […]

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Forest Season.

16 April 2021. Introduction: In April 2021, Uttarakhand recorded 361 forest fire incidents in just […]

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What is e fuel?

15 April 2021. Introduction: About eFuel? eFuel is a complex hydrocarbon. It is created based […]

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Deadly algae kill 4,000 tonnes of Salmon in Chile.

14 April 2021. Introduction: More than 4,000 tonnes of Salmon in Chile have been killed […]

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Bohag Bihu Bird Count 2021begins.

14 April 2021. Introduction: Bohag Bihu Bird count began in Assam on April 2021. The […]

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How will Japan release contaminated Fukushima water into the ocean?

13 April 2021, Introduction: The Government of Japan has recently approved a plan to release […]

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Melting of Antartica’s Thwaites Glacier “Doomsday Glacier”.

12 April 2021. Introduction: Group of researchers from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden recently used […]

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Endangered Irrawaddy dolphins count increase in Chilika Lake.

10 April 2021. Introduction: An annual dolphin census was conducted in Chilka Lake by The […]

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Many Endemic species may go extinct if GHG emissions keep rising.

10 April 2021. Introduction: A new study published in the journal Biological Conservation says that […]

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India –US to focus on Climate Finance.

9 April 2021. Introduction: The US Climate Envoy John Kerry was on a four-day visit […]

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What is KVIC’s RE-HAB Project?

7 April 2021. Introduction: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari recently […]

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Three-banded Rosefinch:New bird species in India.

7 April 2021. Introduction: A new bird species was identified while exploring the high-altitude coniferous […]

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Second Wave of Bird Flu in Himachal Pradesh.

7April 2021. Introduction:  Bird Flu which was confirmed among the migratory water birds at Pong […]

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Thermal Power Plants Emission Standards.

3 April 2021 Introduction: The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has amended rules […]

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Biggest Floating Solar Plant of India.

3April 2021. Introduction: India’s biggest floating solar power plant with a capacity of 100 megawatt […]

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Early Blooming of Cherry Blossom: Cause of Concern.

30 March 2021. Introduction: Japan’s famous cherry blossoms in Kyoto, Japan, have peaked at their […]

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Forest Governance by Indigenous and Tribal Peoples.

April 1 2021. Introduction: A new report titled Forest Governance by Indigenous and Tribal Peoples […]

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Mahendragiri :Odisha’s Second Biosphere Reserve.

 1April 2021. Introduction: The Odisha state government has proposed a second biosphere reserve in the […]

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New Assessment by IUCN on African elephants.

27.March 2021. Introduction: The Red List by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) recently […]

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Global Wind Report -2021

Introduction: Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) on March 25, 2021published by the Global Wind Report. […]

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What are Flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs)?

21 March 2021. Introduction: The government of India may soon ask the auto companies in […]

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March 21: International Day of Forests.

22 March 2021. Introduction: The International Day of Forests is observed by the United Nations […]

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India to conduct Radar Surveys of Himalayan Glaciers.

20 March 2021. Introduction: India has planned to conduct the airborne radar surveys in order […]

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IIT Bombay’s Energy Swaraj Yatra Bus –Key Facts.

20 March 2021. Introduction: An innovation of IIT Bombay- Energy Swaraj Yatra Bus has been […]

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New Vehicle Scrapping Policy –Highlights.

18 March 2021. Introduction: The the Vehicle Scrapping Policy has been announced by The Union Minister […]

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CSIR-NIO Launches Project to map Genetic Diversity in Indian Ocean.

18 March 2021. Introduction: A project for mapping the genetic diversity of organisms and the […]

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World’s Largest Floating Solar Farms being built in Singapore.

17 March 2021. Introduction: Singapore is set to have the largest floating solar farm of […]

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Supreme Court’s Suggestion on saving Great Indian Bustard.

16 March 2021. Introduction: The Supreme Court of India has given its suggestion on the […]

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NGT sets up Committee to prevent unscientific mining in Meghalaya.

16 March 2021. Introduction: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) have established an oversight committee on […]

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Fire in Shetrunjay Hills Reserve Forest Area.

Introduction: A fire recently broke out in Shetrunjay Hills reserve forest area; a habitat of […]

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Heavy sandstorm in Beijing- Highlights.

16 March 2021. Introduction: China’s capital Beijing is facing a heavy sandstorm as the city […]

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Sangay Volcano erupts with huge ash.

13 March 2021. Introduction: On March 11 2021, the Sangay volcano of Ecuador erupted and […]

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Centre’s Panel for Air Quality Management in NCR Dissolved.

11 March 2021. Introduction: The Panel for Air Quality Management set by the Central government […]

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How Warming Oceans affects Metabolism of Sharks?

11 March 2021. Introduction:  In a recent study, it has been found that, the warming […]

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Olive Ridley Turtles arrive at Gahirmatha.

11 March 2021. Introduction: Female Olive Ridley  turtles have started moving to the Gahirmatha beach […]

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Madhya Pradesh Tourism introduces Night Safari

7 March 2021. Introduction: On 4 March 2021,three national parks in Madhya Pradesh have started […]

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Simlipal Forest Fire –Highlights.

5 March 2021. Introduction: The Simlipal Tiger Reserves in Odisha underwent the massive fires recently. […]

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Five new Frogs species found in Western Ghats.

4 March 2021. Introduction: Five new species of shrub frogs have been found by the […]

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India and Norway agree to conduct marine spatial planning in Lakshadweep and Puducherry

4 March 2021. Introduction:  India and Norway have agreed to work in collaboration in the […]

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Himalayan Serow Spotted in Assam.

3 March 2021. Introduction: Serow, a Himalayan mammal is the newest creatures that has been […]

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2021 is made or break year to confront global climate emdergency: UN Chief.

2 March 2021. Introduction: The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has recently […]

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Delhi to switch all its hired vehicles to EVs in 6 months.

27 February 2021. Introduction: The Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia, announced that all […]

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Central Team Report on Odisha Elephant Deaths.

26 February 2021. Introduction: Six elephants died at  Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary in Kalahandi in January-February […]

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New Alpine Plant Species Discovered in Arunachal Pradesh.

24 February 2021. Introduction: A group of scientists of three institutes have discovered a new […]

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Bangladesh bans all known Vulture –Toxic Drugs.

23 February 2021. Introduction: In a landmark initiative to save the small remaining population of […]

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India and Mauritius signs Limited Trade Pact agreement.

23 February 2021. Introduction: India and Mauritius have signed a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership […]

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Rare birds sighted in Manglore University.

22 February 2021. Introduction: 108 species of birds  have been spotted in the campus of […]

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Mass Migration of Blue Earthworms in Meghalaya.

22 February 2021. Introduction: For the first time a report has been prepared on the […]

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US officially re-joined the Paris Climate Deal.

19 February 2021 Introduction: The United States has officially re-joined the Paris climate accord on […]

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Oldest DNA recovered from the Teeth of Siberian mammoths.

          18 February 2021. Introduction: The Scientists have recovered the oldest DNA on record […]

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PiMo-e Bike launched by IIT Madras Incubated start-up.

17 February 2021 Introduction: A start-up of IIT Madras Pi Beam has recently launched an […]

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Eco Pact: Low Carbon Range Concrete.

17 February 2021. Introduction: ACC Ready Mix Concrete has recently introduced its new low carbon […]

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Nesting of Olive Ridley Turtles.

15 February 2021. Introduction: The mass nesting of the Olive Ridley turtles has finally began […]

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Earth quake of magnitude 6.3 hits Tajikistan.

13 February 2021. Introduction: An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 hit Tajikistan on February 12, 2020. […]

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J&K-UK Space Agency- joined hands for Flood Forecasting.

Introduction: The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has joined hands with a UK-based space […]

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Jalaabhshekam-Water Conservation Campaign.

12 February 2021 Introduction: 57,000 water structures under the “Jalabhishekam Water Conservation Campaign” were inaugurated […]

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Mandarin Ducks spotted after 118 years in Assam.

                   12 February 2021. Introduction: Mandarin duck is a colourful duck from eastern Asia. It […]

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India’s First CNG Tractor to be launched.

11 February 2021. Introduction: India’s first-ever diesel tractor that has been converted to CNG Tractor […]

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ISRO released images of Uttarakhand Glacier Burst.

10 February 2021. Introduction: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has released the first images […]

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Lancet Modelling Study on Paris Climate Agreement.

10 February 2021. Introduction: A new research by The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate […]

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Denmark to construct World’s First Energy Island.

10 February 2021. Introduction: Denmark has given a green signal to a project to build […]

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What is Glacial Lake outburst? Is it the cause of Chamoli Tragedy?

11 February 2021. Introdcuction:  What triggered the breach — whether there was an avalanche in […]

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Chamoli Tragedy: Glacial Triggered Floods.

8 February 2021. Introduction: Raini village in Chamoli district is the epicentre of the tragedy.Rishiganga, […]

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Ladakh to get India’s first Geothermal Power Project.

Introduction: India’s first geothermal power project to be established at Puga village of eastern Ladakh […]

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Srivilliputhur Megamalai-5th Tiger Reserve in TN.

6 February 2021. Introduction: Government  of India has given its approval for the creation of […]

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