World’s first GM Rubber Plant in Assam

Context Recently, the world’s first genetically modified (GM) rubber plant was planted on the outskirts of Guwahati, Assam. About GM Rubber Plant GM Rubber is the 2nd genetically modified crop to start field trial…

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Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary is now 52nd Tiger Reserve of India

Context Recently, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has given the green signal to Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary as 52nd Tiger Reserve of India. About Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary It is the fourth tiger reserve of…

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BRICS meet on Green Hydrogen initiatives

Context India is set to host a two-day summit on Green Hydrogen initiatives starting June 22 involving the BRICS nations. About Green Hydrogen initiatives The event offers a platform to share their respective Green Hydrogen initiatives and views…

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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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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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