PREZODE Initiative launched at One Planet Summit 2021

Context Recently, the President of France has inaugurated One Planet Summit 2021 for Biodiversity Convened under the theme of “Let’s act together for nature!”. Key Highlights At least 50 countries committed…

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Two new species of ginger found from northeast

Context Recently, scientists have found two new species of ginger from northeast. The Mahabharatha epic describes Bhima, the second among the five pandava brothers, going in search of the Kalyanasaugandhika, a…

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Ladakh’s Tso Kar Wetland Complex now a Wetland of International Importance

Context India has added Tso Kar Wetland Complex in Ladakh as its 42nd Ramsar site, which is a second one in the Union Territory (UT) of Ladakh. About Tso Kar…

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Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary-‘Mini Kaziranga’

Context Too many cattle are robbing the one-horned rhinos of Assam’s Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, referred to as ‘Mini Kaziranga’ for similar features, of their nutritious food. One of the factors…

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Climate Change Performance Index 2020

Context Recently, India ranked high along with the European Union and the United Kingdom in the latest edition of the Climate Change Performance Index 2020 released by non-profit Germanwatch. Findings of…

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