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Introduction The specter of climate change looms large, threatening the delicate balance of our planet's ecosystems and the very future ...
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The Central Zoo Authority is a statutory body under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change constituted in 1992 under the Wildlife ...
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Introduction: The Animal Welfare Board of India is a statutory advisory body Established in 1962 under Section 4 of the ...
Mission Integrated Biorefineries
Context: Recently, the Union Minister of State Science & Technology launched a major futuristic PPP (Public Private Participation) mode initiative for 'Clean ...
UNEP Report on Noise Pollution
Context: Recently released United Nations Environment Programme report titled Annual Frontiers Report 2022 became controversial on account of the mention of a single city, Moradabad ...
Desert Fox and Mange Disease
Context: Recently a few Desert Foxes were spotted in the scrub forests of Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer district, suffering from a loss of fur due to ...
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Context: Tiny particles of plastics, called Microplastics, were detected in human blood for the first time, according to a study by a ...
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Context: On the World Water Day (22nd March), the Ministry of Jal Shakti launched a countrywide project to reuse grey water, or run-offs from ...
World Air Quality Report 2021
Context: Recently, the World Air Quality Report 2021 was released, the report presented an overview of the state of global air quality in ...
Minamata Convention on Mercury
Context: Recently, Indonesia has introduced a global declaration that calls on parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury to tackle illegal trade of mercury ...
Himalayan Griffon
Context: Recently, at least Himalayan Griffons died of suspected poisoning in Assam. About Himalayan Griffon Vulture: The Himalayan vulture or Himalayan griffon vulture is an Old World ...
Green Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle
Context: Recently, the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways launched the world's most advanced technology, Green Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) ...
Project Dolphin
Context: Recently, the MInistry of Jal Shakti expressed his displeasure over the slow pace of the approval process for Project Dolphin. What ...
Flood Plain Zoning
Context: Recently, the Ministry of Jal Shakti has informed the Rajya Sabha that the states of Manipur, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and erstwhile State ...
Botanical Survey of India (BSI)
Context: A team of scientists from the Botanical Survey of India (BSI) have discovered a new gin berry species from ...
Great Barrier Reef
Context: Recently, a report published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that the Great Barrier Reef is in crisis and suffering ...
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Context: Recently, the Tamil Nadu government has decided to go ahead with the establishment of India's first conservation reserve for the Dugong in ...
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Context: Recently, part 2 of the sixth assessment report of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), emphasized on the trend in the ‘Wet Bulb Temperature in ...
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Context Recently, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), released the second part of its sixth assessment report. This second part of the report ...
Razzaza Lake
Context: Iraq’s Razzaza Lake was once a tourist attraction known for its beautiful scenery and an abundance of fish that ...
Frontiers report of UNEP
Context: The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released the annual Frontiers report, 2022 recently. Key highlights from the Frontiers ...
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Context: Recently, the Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change announced the Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules, 2022, which notified the instructions on Extended Producer ...
Reserved Forest
Context: Recently, the Delhi government has notified forest land in two villages in South Delhi as ‘reserved forest’, which will give them legal status. Definition ...
One Ocean Summit
Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has addressed the high-level segment of the One Ocean Summit. About One Ocean Summit: The ...
marine heatwaves
Context: According to a study, marine heatwaves — or the ones that form on oceans — have been on the ...
Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
Context: With the onset of summer, the seasonal migration of wild animals has begun from the adjacent wildlife sanctuaries in ...
Golden Langur
Context: Assam villagers are opposing the sanctuary tag for golden langur habitat. About Golden Langur: Gee's golden langur also known as ...
World Wetlands Day 2022
Context: Every year, World Wetlands Day is observed on 2nd Day of February Theme: Wetlands Action for People and Nature ...
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Context: Recently, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed the constitution of a ‘Fly Ash Management and Utilisation Mission. What is a Fly ash? ...
tiger
Context: Recently, the Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change addressed the 4th Asia Ministerial Conference on tiger conservation ...
IREDA
Context: Recently, the Union Cabinet approved the infusion of Rs 1,500 crore in the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA). About ...
India State of Forest Report-2021
Context: Recently, the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) released the India State of Forest Report-2021. Download Report from ...
Green Energy Corridor
Context: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the second phase of the Green Energy Corridor scheme for ...
Reintroduction of Cheetah
Context: Recently, the Union Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change has launched the ‘Action Plan for Introduction of Cheetah in ...
About Aquamation
Context: Recently, the Nobel Peace Prize winner Anglican archbishop and anti-apartheid campaigner Desmond Tutu died. He was very passionate about protecting the environment and taking necessary actions ...
National Tiger Conservation Authority
  Context: The 19th Meeting of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) was held here today under the chairmanship of Union ...
Olive Ridley Turtles
Context: Researchers of the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) are carrying out tagging of Olive Ridley turtles at three mass nesting sites – Gahirmatha, ...
ESG Funds- Environment Social and Governance Funds
Context: The demand and growth for ESG funds in Asia, especially in India, has been overwhelming, it is 32%. About ...
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
About WMO: The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is responsible for promoting international cooperation on atmospheric science, climatology, hydrology and geophysics. The WMO ...
Gharials (Gavialis Gangeticus)
Context: Recently, the Department of Punjab Forest and Wildlife Preservation, in collaboration with the World-Wide Fund for Nature-India (WWF-India) has released a ...
National Relief Fund
Context: PM announces ex-gratia from PMNRF for the victims of bus accident in Andhra Pradesh About Prime Minister’s National Relief ...
Ganges River Dolphin
Context: Recently, the Ministry of Jal Shakti released a guide for the safe rescue and release of stranded Ganges River Dolphins. The ...
Kunming Declaration
Context: The Kunming Declaration was adopted by over 100 countries at the first part of the ongoing virtual 15th meeting ...
Aapda Mitra
Context: Recently, the government has announced plans to have Disaster Management Volunteers (Aapda Mitras) in 350 districts of the country also released documents ...
Global Ozone Day
Context: India observes the 27th Global Ozone DayAction Plan Released for implementing the recommendations of the India Cooling Action Plan ...
Kigali Amendment
Context: India Decides to Ratify the Kigali Amendment Key Highlights The Union Government approved the ratification of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal ...
Ban on Single Use Plastic
Context: Recently, the Ministry Of Environment Forest And Climate Change has notified the Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules, 2021. These rules prohibit specific single-use ...
Kaziranga National Park
Context: Kaziranga has become the first in the country to use satellite phones, which are generally used by the law-enforcing agencies. About ...
Forest Rights Act 2006
Context: Tribal Affairs Minister Shri Arjun Munda inaugurates ‘Virtual Training of Trainers Programme on Forest Rights Act, 2006 About Forest ...
Aiming for Sustainable Habitat
Context: Union Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy today announced various initiatives being taken by Government of India ...
Lemru Elephant Reserve
Context: State government of Chhattisgarh proposed to reduce the area of Lemru elephant reserve.  About Lemru Elephant reserve: Lemru Elephant ...
CIVET
Context: An albino common palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphrodites) was sighted in Satkosia Tiger Reserve (STR) in Odisha after 129 years ...
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Context:  Parts of Canada and USA are reeling under severe heat wave caused due to a heat dome.  What is a ...
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Context: Recently, the Mumbai Police has arrested five people and seized nearly 9 kg of Ambergris. Key Highlights of Ambergris : ...
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Context: NTPC anchors two day BRICS Green Hydrogen Summit Key Highlights: NTPC Ltd, India’s largest energy integrated company under Ministry ...
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About: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), statutory organization, It was constituted in September, 1974 under the Water (Prevention and Control ...
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About National Green Tribunal: The National Green Tribunal has been established on 18.10.2010 It established under the National Green Tribunal ...
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Context: Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has issued a notification dated 14thJune, 2021 for a common format of the ...
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Context: Maharashtra government is set to make arrangements for protecting ‘heritage trees’ by making changes to the Maharashtra (Urban Areas) ...
Pakke Tiger Reserve
Context: More than 200 contingency workers of the Pakke Tiger Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh went on an indefinite strike from ...
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Context: India along with Govt. of United Kingdom launched new workstream to promote industrial energy efficiency under the Clean Energy Ministerial’s (CEM) – Industrial ...
Perform Achieve and Trade (PAT) Scheme
Context: Perform Achieve and Trade (PAT) scheme, targeting carbon emission reduction in 13 energy intensive sector, leads to energy savings ...
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Context: Prime Minister will participate in the World Environment Day event on 5th June 2021 via video conferencing. The event ...
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Context: Recently, the third edition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index and Dashboard 2020–21 was released by NITI Aayog. About SDG India Index: The ...
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Context: The Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations has released the Global Forest Goals Report 2021. Findings ...
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Context: Invoking the Disaster Management Act, the Centre has ordered States that all liquid oxygen, including the existing stock with private plants, should be ...
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Issue US President Joe Biden has announced that US would cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 50 per cent to ...
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Theme: Restore Our Earth Context: Google Doodle video encourages everyone to plant seeds for a brighter future About Earth Day: ...
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Context: Two adult one-horned rhinos were recently translocated from Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary to Manas National Park, under the aegis of the Indian Rhino Vision 2020 (IRV ...
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Context US President’s special envoy on climate change, John Kerry is in India to exchange notes ahead of virtual Climate ...
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Context: The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has proposed several amendments to the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 (FCA) ...
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Context: The United Nations is celebrating the World Water Day on 22nd of March in an effort to focus on ...
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Ministry of Jal Shakti Theme : “Catch the Rain, where it falls, when it falls”.  Context: Prime Minister to Launch ...
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Context: The United Nations celebrates March 21 as the International Day of Forests by memorializing the green cover around the ...
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Context: It is a report on air quality released by Swiss organization, IQAir. The global cities ranking report is based ...
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The Biological Diversity Act, 2002 is an Act implemented by the Parliament of India for the preservation of biological diversity in India, and provides mechanism for equitable sharing ...
UNEP
About: The UNEP is an international environmental authority engaged in establishing a global environmental agenda and promoting the efficient implementation ...
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Origin: The name ’Nilgiris’ with literary meaning ‘blue mountains’ has originated from the blue flower clad mountains of the Nilgiris plateau within ...
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Context: The Supreme Court has appointed conservationist Nandita Hazarika as Member of a Technical Committee constituted by it on October ...
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Context: The report was recently published by the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI). The report not only documents the avifauna ...
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Ministry of Road Transport & Highways Why in news? The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Sh. Nitin Gadkari ...
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What the Air Quality Index (AQI)? AQI is a number used to communicate to the public how polluted the air ...
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Ministry of Home Affairs Why in news? The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) celebrated its 16th Foundation Day today. A ...
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Context: The Odisha Forest department has stressed the need for stricter monitoring of social media platforms to check pangolin poaching ...
Deeper Beel
The Kamrup (Metropolitan) district administration has prohibited community fishing in Deepor Beel, a wetland on the south-western edge of Guwahati ...
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Context: Assam gives a lifeline to its only Ramsar site A Ramsar site is a wetland site designated to be of international importance under ...
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Context: Experts suggest ways to reduce bird strikes The Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON) SACON is a national ...
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Context: Report by The Council on Energy, Environment and Water   Report found that 75% of districts in India, home to ...
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Dzukou Valley fire: Indian Air Force deploys Mi-17V5 helicopter to control the fire State affected: Manipur and Nagaland About Dzukou ...
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