Biodiversity and Environment Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam

Significant drop in Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) levels in India

Context There has been a significant drop in Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) levels in India in the last decade as compared ...
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Anang Tal lake

Context The Anang Tal lake in South Delhi, believed to have been built a thousand years ago, has been declared a ...
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Species in News: Tasmanian Tiger

Context Scientists in the US and Australia have embarked on a $15-million project to resurrect the thylacine or Tasmanian Tiger, ...
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Species in News: Megalodon

Context Using fossil evidence to create a three-dimensional model, researchers have found new evidence about the life of one of ...
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10 more wetlands designated as Ramsar sites

Context India adds 10 more wetlands designated as Ramsar sites to make total 64 sites covering an area of 12,50,361 ha in the country. The 10 new ...
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India and Climate Commitments for 2030

India and Climate Commitments for 2030 Context Recently, the Union Government, converted two of those into official targets, which would ...
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Snow Leopard and its prey species

Context The study under National Mission on Himalayan Studies revealed a strong link between habitat use by Snow Leopard and its ...
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New Ramsar Sites of India

Context India has added five more Ramsar sites, or wetlands that are of international importance, bringing the number of such ...
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G7 Climate Club

Context The 48th G7 Summit held at Germany has proposed to set up an international climate club. The G7, a ...
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Wild Life Protection Amendment Bill 2021

Context With the monsoon session of the Parliament set to commence on July 18, one of the Bills up for ...
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Forest Conservation Rules 2022

What are the Forest Conservation Rules 2022? The Forest Conservation Rules 2022 deal with the implementation of the Forest Conservation ...
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Nagarjunasagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve (NSTR)

Context Andhra Pradesh Forest Department, in collaboration with conservation organisations like the Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society, has initiated a project ...
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Species in News: Marine flatworms

Context Marine researchers record a new marine flatworm in Rushikonda beach of Visakhapatnam, the first such documented record of the ...
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Singalila National Park

Context The Singalila National Park, the highest protected area in West Bengal, will soon get new denizens. A zoo in ...
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Pilikula Biological Park

Context A King Cobra at the Pilikula Biological Park in Mangaluru has laid 38 eggs which were bred under artificially ...
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