Operation Olivia for Olive Ridley Turtles

Context Every year, the Indian Coast Guard’s “Operation Olivia”, initiated in the early 1980s, helps protect Olive Ridley turtles as they congregate along the Odisha coast for breeding and nesting.…

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UNESCO Science Report

Context Recently UNESCO Science Report has been released where it stated that, India’s investment in research remains unsatisfactory. About UNESCO Science Report The gross domestic expenditure on research (GERD) has…

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Shenzhou-12 Manned Mission By China

Context China has successfully launched the Shenzhou-12 – its first manned mission in five years – further accelerating its space programme to rival the United States. About Shenzhou-12 The Shenzhou-12…

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Rungia longifolia subsp found in Shendurney sanctuary

Context The flowering plant, Rungia longifolia keralensis, has been discovered from the Western Ghats in the Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary(SWS), Kollam. About Rungia longifolia subsp The sub-species belongs to the Rungia longifolia herb…

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Implications on relocation of cheetah and other animals

Implications on relocation of cheetah and other animals Context In 1952 - five years after the last three wild cheetahs fell to hunting - cheetahs were declared extinct in the…

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New tardigrade species Stygarctus keralensis

Context Recently, New tardigrade species Stygarctus keralensis was discovered from Vadakara in north Kerala. New tardigrade species Stygarctus keralensis Stygarctus keralensis - the new species - is the first taxonomically described marine…

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