1. Basic and Valuable difference between Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks?

Know the Difference between Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks Context Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks are protected natural habitats, declared by the government of a country according to the regulations…

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Seagrasses

What is seagrass? Seagrasses are marine flowering plants, found on all continents except Antarctica. They have roots, stems and leaves and produce flowers and fruits. They are closely related to…

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Nationally Determined Contributions

Heard very often in the context of the just-concluded climate change conference in Katowice (Poland), NDCs or nationally determined contributions is an expression that refers to the climate actions that…

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SC directs Centre to declare 10 km area around national parks as eco-sensitive

Context: The Supreme Court directed the Union Environment Ministry to declare 10 km area around 21 national parks and wildlife sanctuaries across the country as ‘eco-sensitive zones’. A Bench led…

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Environment Pollution Prevention and Control Authority (EPCA)

The Union Government constitutes EPCA as Supreme Court mandated body for the National Capital Region under the section 3 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986. The Authority shall have the…

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