Species in News: Striped Hairstreak and Elusive Prince Butterflies Species

Context Lepidopterists in Arunachal Pradesh have helped add two species to India’s expanding list of butterflies. About the species One of them, the Striped Hairstreak, was first recorded by Japanese…

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Protected Areas in News: Tillari Conservation Reserve

Context The Maharashtra government declared the Tillari forest area in the Dodamarg and Sawantwadi range in coastal Sindhudurg district as a conservation reserve area. Back to Basics Maharashtra has 62…

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Status of Tigers, Co-predators and Prey in India (2018) Report

Context The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has released a detailed ‘Status of Tigers, Co-predators and Prey in India (2018) Report’on the eve of the Global Tiger Day (29th July). Key…

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