Biodiversity and Environment Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam

Kishtwar High Altitude National Park

Context Recently, four snow leopards (Panthera uncia) on camera in Kishtwar High Altitude National Park of the Union territory (UT) of ...

World Wildlife Crime Report 2024

Context The World Wildlife Crime Report 2024 released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Key Findings World ...

Singchung Bugun Village Community Reserve

Context Arunachal Pradesh at the Republic Day parade here showcased its Singchung Bugun Village Community Reserve, a 17 square kilometre ...

Global Expert Review on Debt, Nature and Climate

Context The 28th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 28), leaders from Kenya, ...

Santiago Network

Santiago Network ➖ Established at COP25 summit in Madrid as part of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage ...

Conservation of Marine Species

Context In order to conserve marine species, Government of India has notified 130 Marine Protected Areas across the Coastal States ...

India tops list of invasive plants in South Asia

India tops list of invasive plants in South Asia Context India, with its largest land area in the group of ...

India refrains from COP28 Health and Climate Declaration

Context India refrains from signing COP28 Health and Climate Declaration, with sources pointing out that curbing greenhouse gas use for ...

G7 Climate Club formally launched at COP28

Context At the 28th Conference of Parties (COP28) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to formally launch ...

Loss and Damage Fund approved at COP28

Context On the opening day of the COP28 climate conference in Dubai, a loss and damage fund to help vulnerable ...

Global Green Credits Programme launched at COP28

Context Recently, Prime Minister of India launched an initiative Green Credits Programme focusing on generating Global Green Credits through plantation ...

NEST Initiative launched by Indian Green Building Council

Context To promote sustainable and eco-friendly constructions in the domestic housing sector, the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) of the ...

Saurauia Punduana recorded in Manipur

Context Critically endangered plant species named Saurauia Punduana recorded for first time in Manipur’s Tamenglong district. About Saurauia Punduana Flowers ...

National Chambal Sanctuary

Context Chambal was once known for its infamous bandits, but today, the region has made a name for itself in ...

Black-Spotted Croaker or Ghol Fish

Context The black-spotted croaker, or the ghol fish — considered a fisherman’s lottery — was declared the state fish of Gujarat ...