Global Shield Financing Facility

Context The World Bank Group has announced a Global Shield Financing Facility to help developing countries access more financing for recovery from natural disasters and climate shocks. About Global Shield Financing Facility…

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Black corals discovered near the Great Barrier Reef

Context Scientists discover five new species of black corals living thousands of feet below the ocean surface near the Great Barrier Reef. About Black Corals Black corals can be found…

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Arittapatti Biodiversity Heritage Site of Tamil Nadu

Context The Tamil Nadu Government recently, issued a notification declaring Arittapatti and Meenakshipuram villages in Madurai district the first biodiversity heritage site in the State. About Arittapatti Biodiversity Heritage site…

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Dalai Lama receives Gandhi Mandela Award

Context The 14th Dalai Lama was conferred the Gandhi Mandela Award 2022 at Thekchen Choeling in Dharamshala’s McleodGanj by Himachal Pradesh governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar. About the Award The Tibetan spiritual…

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