Biodiversity and Environment Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam

Amrit Dharohar Scheme

Context The Union Finance Minister has launched Amrit Dharohar Scheme in the Union Budget 2023-24.  About Amrit Dharohar Scheme Amrit ...
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Bhartiya Prakritik Kheti Bio-Input Resource Centres

Context The Union Budget 2023-23 has launched Bhartiya Prakritik Kheti Bio-Input Resource Centres. About Bhartiya Prakritik Kheti Bio-Input Resource Centres ...
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PM PRANAM Scheme launched at Union Budget 2023-23

Context The Union Budget 2023-23 has introduced PM PRANAM Scheme (Prime Minister Programme for Restoration, Awareness, Nourishment and Amelioration of ...
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MISHTI Scheme

Context The Union Budget for 2023-24 announced an initiative for mangrove plantation along the coastline and on salt pan lands, ...
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Yaya Tso Ladakh’s first biodiversity heritage site

Context Yaya Tso, known as birds' paradise for its beautiful lake located at an altitude of 4,820 metres, has been ...
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Senna spectabilis invasive plant species

Context The Nodal Centre for Biological Invasions (NCBI) at the Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI) has come out with a ...
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Gophers Rare Tree Species (Nageia wallichiana)

Context Deep inside the dark green forests of Goodrickal at Ranni, there are a couple of patches of land that ...
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Saltwater Crocodiles Census 2023

Context The population of saltwater crocodiles in the water bodies of Bhitarkanika National Park and its nearby areas in Odisha’s ...
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Migratory Birds at Chilika lake of Odisha

Context Chilika lake in Odisha, Asia’s biggest brackish water lagoon, saw an increase in the number of migratory birds this ...
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Yellow Band Disease

Context A rapidly spreading disease commonly known as yellow band disease, is killing coral over vast stretches of the sea ...
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Spot-bellied eagle owl

Context Recently, a spot-bellied eagle owl (Bubo Nipalensis) was seen for the first time in the Seshachalam forest, and for ...
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Giant leatherback Sea turtle

Context The Galathea Bay Wildlife Sanctuary notified in 1997 for monitoring marine turtles is home to tropical evergreen rainforests, coralline ...
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Flora and fauna of Great Nicobar Island

Context Great Nicobar Island (GNI), situated at the end of the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago, is in peril. If the proposed ...
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Blue-Ringed Octopus

Context Blue-ringed octopus are famed for being one of the most venomous animals on the planet. About Blue-Ringed Octopus It’s ...
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Green hydrogen

Context The number and scale of projects using and making hydrogen, a gas that releases energy when burned without emitting ...
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