India’s newest Tiger Reserve in Chhattisgarh

Context Recently, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) approved India’s newest Tiger Reserve situated in Chhattisgarh as a combined areas of the Guru Ghasidas National Park and Tamor Pingla Wildlife…

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Mura-Drava-Danube biosphere reserve

Context Recently, the UNESCO designated Mura-Drava-Danube (MDD) as the world’s first ‘five-country biosphere reserve’, according to a statement by the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature. About Mura-Drava-Danube The biosphere…

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1st Dugong conservation reserve in Palk Bay

Context India's 1st Dugong conservation reserve will be setup in Palk Bay in the state of Tamil Nadu.  About Dugong conservation reserve The Dugong conservation reserve will cover a 500-sqkm.…

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Two tiger reserves in Tamil Nadu earn Global CA|TS recognition

Context Recently, Two tiger reserves in Tamil Nadu earn Global CA|TS recognition. They are Anamalai Tiger Reserve and Mudumalai Tiger Reserve. Key Details on the Global CA|TS recognition Anamalai Tiger…

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Deepor Beel Wildlife Sanctuary notified as eco-sensitive zone

Context Recently, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change notified the eco-sensitive zone of the Deepor Beel Wildlife Sanctuary on the south-western edge of Guwahati. Key Details The notification specified an…

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Tiger Corridor to connect Tiger Reserves in Rajasthan

Context After the Centre’s nod for creation of the Ramgarh Vishdhari sanctuary, the Rajasthan government is hoping to develop a tiger corridors connecting three tiger reserves passing through districts including…

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Black leopard sighted Navegaon Nagzira Tiger Reserve

Context A rare melanistic leopard, popularly called black leopard, was spotted in the Navegaon block of the Navegaon Nagzira Tiger Reserve (NNTR) in the Gondia district of Maharashtra. Key Details…

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