Parambikulam Tiger Conservation,ias,ssc,upsc,pib,the hindu
Parambikulam Tiger Conservation Foundation Wins Earth Guardian Award

Parambikulam Tiger Conservation Foundation has won the Earth Guardian Award for its efforts in supporting the conservation of tigers and biodiversity.

Georissa mawsmaiensis,Meghalaya,Mawsmai cave
Micro Snail Species Discovered In Meghalaya’s Mawsmai Cave

Recently a micro snail species named Georissa mawsmaiensis has been discovered from Mawsmai, a limestone cave in Meghalaya.

Mount Harriet,Mount Manipur,ias,ssc,upsc,pib,the hindu,Andaman and Nicobar islands
Mount Harriet To Be Named As Mount Manipur

The Union government rechristened Mount Harriet, a historical tourist spot in the Andaman and Nicobar islands, as ‘Mount Manipur’.

India,heat extremes,the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change,ias,ssc,upsc,pib,the hindu
India More Vulnerable To Heat Extremes

According to ‘the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change’, a flagship report of the medical journal The Lancet that provides periodic updates on the scientific literature on the relationship between climate change and public health India has become 15% more vulnerable to extremes of heat than in 1990.

India,Climate TRACE,ias,ssc,upsc,pib,the hindu
India Occupies Top Spot Globally In Emissions Related To Crop Burning

According to a new report released by climate tech startup Blue Sky Analytics, which is also part of global coalition “Climate TRACE” India is ranked at the top in emissions related to crop burning, accounting for 13% of total global emissions for the 2015-2020 period.

Bengal florican,Kokilabari Seed Farm,Assam,The Bustard Specialist Group,International Union for Conservation of Nature,ias,Critically Endangered,the hindu,pib,ssc,upsc,downtoearth
Development Projects Threaten Bengal Florican Habitat In Assam

The Bustard Specialist Group (BSG) of the International Union for Conservation of Nature wrote to the Assam government recently on the urgent need to prevent land-use changes at Kokilabari Seed Farm in the state to protect Bengal floricans and other species.

Kunming biodiversity fund,China,UN conservation summit,30 by 30 agenda,ias,ssc,upsc,pib,the hindu
Kunming Biodiversity Fund

China pledged to inject $233 million into a new fund to protect biodiversity in developing countries during a key UN conservation summit.

Climate Resilience Information System and Planning,CRISP-M,ias,ssc,upsc,pib,the hindu
Climate Resilience Information System And Planning (CRISP-M)

Union Minister of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj jointly launched Climate Resilience Information System and Planning (CRISP-M) tool for integration of climate information in Geographic Information System (GIS) based watershed planning under Mahatma Gandhi NREGA along with Minister of State for South Asia and the Commonwealth in the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office through a virtual event.

Chenkannan Tavitan,Paithalmala,Rare butterfly spotted at Paithalmala,ias,ssc,upsc,pib,the hindu
Rare Butterfly Spotted At Paithalmala

A rare butterfly, Chenkannan Tavitan (Red-Eye Bushbrown), has been spotted at Paithalmala in Kannur district, Kerala.

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