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  • Mumbai Targets Net-Zero Carbon Emissions By 2050

    70 days ago
    Mumbai, Maharashtra announced its detailed framework to 'zero out carbon emissions by 2050' and has become the first South Asia to line such a target. Highlights Mumbai, Maharashtra announced its detailed framework to 'zero out carbon emissions by 2050' and has become the first South Asia to line such a target. Mumbai's ....

    Plastics Innovation Hub Indonesia

    78 days ago
    Australia and Indonesia have established partnerships to tackle plastic pollution within the Indo-Pacific region. Highlights The Australian government's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia's national science agency, has launched the Plastics Innovation ....

    Climateprenurship To Fight Climate Change

    78 days ago
    Climateprenurship is a type of social entrepreneurship aimed at combating global warming. Highlights: Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal spoke at the "ONLY ONE EARTH - A Discussion on Environment" Special Interactive Session. The India Pavilion and the Bhamla Foundation hosted Expo 2020 in Dubai. The minister gave climate ....

    New Marine Algae Acetabularia jalakanyakae Found

    78 days ago
    Acetabularia jalakanyakae is a newly discovered marine algae species in India. Acetabularia jalakanyakae was found in the Andamans archipelago by Indian scientists from the Central University of Punjab. Highlights: Acetabularia jalakanyakae was found in the Andamans archipelago by Indian scientists from the Central University of Punjab. It ....

    New Species Of Gin Berry: Glycosmis Albicarpa

    80 days ago
    Glycosmis Albicarpa is the newly discovered species of gin berry. Highlights Glycosmis Albicarpa was found by scientists of the Botanical Survey of India (BSI). It was found as undergrowth in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli semi-evergreen forests at the Panagudi forest section of the Kanyakumari Wildlife Sanctuary. It had been found as one population ....

    Environment Minister Released 2022 - State Of India's Environment Report

    85 days ago
    The State of India's Environment Report, 2022 of the Centre for Science and Environment, was released by Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav. Highlights According to this report, India's ranking has slipped thanks to substantial challenges in 11 SDGs like zero hunger, healthiness and wellbeing, gender equality, and sustainable ....

    Narsinh Mehta: New Spider Species

    86 days ago
    A new spider species has been discovered by the researchers of Bhakta Kavi Narsinh Mehta University (BKNMU) in Junagadh. Highlights It's been named "Narsinhmehtai" to honor Narsinh Mehta and put his name on the global map. Narsinh Mehta was a 15th-century poet and a lover of Lord Krishna. He was born in the Nagar sub-caste group ....

    Rise In Sea Level Report By US

    87 days ago
    According to an NOAA-led report, The united states will probably experience the maximum amount of water level rise by the year 2050 because it witnessed in the last hundred years. Highlights NOAA released the report in partnership with other federal agencies. The report is titled "Sea Level Rise Technical Report." The report provides ....

    First E-Waste Eco-Park In Delhi

    88 days ago
    On 24 February 2022, the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia, announced that Delhi would get India's first e-waste eco-park. Highlights First, electronic-waste eco-friendly parks are established in Delhi to handle the increasing e-waste. Dismantling, Re-cycling, Re-furbishing, and re-manufacturing of the waste will be done securely ....

    India's NIUA And WEF On Sustainable Cities Development Program

    90 days ago
    India's NIUA and WEF to collaborate on sustainable cities development program. Highlights World Economic Forum (WEF) and the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on a jointly designed 'Sustainable Cities India program.' The program aims to enable cities to get ....

    Himachal Gets Biodiversity Park

    93 days ago
    Himachal Pradesh gets the first biodiversity park to form its contribution to conserving endangered Himalayan herbs. Highlights Himachal Pradesh gets the first biodiversity park to form its contribution to conserving endangered Himalayan herbs. This park is about to be up to at Mandi's Bhulah valley. With a value of Rs 1 crore, the biodiversity ....

    Pollination Of Moths Study

    94 days ago
    A study has revealed that moths are essential for pollination in northeast India's Himalayan environment. Highlights The study established that 91 moths are pollinators of 21 different species of plants in Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim within the northeastern Himalayas. The results are significant as most pollination research focused ....

    Ramban Lavendar Cultivation

    94 days ago
    The central government is to start the 'Purple Revolution' in the Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir. Highlights The purple revolution will be planned by encouraging lavender cultivation under CSIR-IIIM's Aroma Mission through the Ministry of Science and Technology. It will be planned on lines of the Doda and Reasi districts. Cultivation ....

    Sea Dragon Fossil Found In U.K.

    94 days ago
    United Kingdom researchers have found colossal 180-million-year-old fossilized remains of an Ichthyosaur, popularly referred to as a 'sea dragon.' Highlights United Kingdom researchers have found colossal 180-million-year-old fossilized remains of an Ichthyosaur, popularly referred to as a 'sea dragon.' The researchers show ....

    Bent-Toed Gecko Discovered

    94 days ago
    A team of researchers recently discovered a replacement species of bent-toed Gecko or lizard from Umroi Military station in the Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya. Highlights The new species of Gecko or lizard belongs to the family of Cyrtodactylus exercitus ('exercise means Army, in Latin). It has been named to honor the courage of the Indian ....

    White Cheeked Macaque In A.P.

    101 days ago
    Scientists recently found a white-cheeked macaque in Arunachal Pradesh. Highlights: The discovery adds a replacement species to the mammal list of India. The White Cheeked macaque was first discovered in southeastern Tibet. These macaques are different from the opposite macaques mainly due to their white cheeks. Also, they need an extended ....

    Koalas Designated As Endangered Species In Australia

    102 days ago
    On 10 February 2022, Australia designated the koala as a species amid pressure on the marsupials' eucalyptus habitats in the eastern states of Australia. Highlights The species was classed as vulnerable 10 years also in Queensland, New South Wales, and Canberra Territory. Now, there would be increased protection for the animal. The ....

    New Species Of Spider And Millipede In Kerala

    108 days ago
    Researchers from Christ College, Irinjalakuda's Department of Zoology, identified a new spider species in the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and a new millipede species on the University of Calicut's Tenhipalam campus. Highlights: Carrhotus tholpettyensis is a new species of spider discovered from the moist deciduous forest of the Tholpetty ....

    Sariska Tiger Reserve Sees A Rise In Tigers

    108 days ago
    Sariska Tiger Reserve's habitat management program began in June 2020. This has increased the number of tigers in the area. Highlights: The number of tigers in reserve has risen to 25. Water holes and grasslands were created as part of habitat management. For tourists, new paths have been opened. The paths were established in the tiger ....

    New Gecko Species Discovered In Western Ghats

    108 days ago
    In Kerala's the Western Ghats, a team of researchers recently found a new gecko species. Hemidactylus easai is the scientific name for the species. Highlights: P S Easa, the Kerala Forest and Research Institute director, was honored with the species' name. The species was discovered in the forest's drier areas. From snout to vent, ....

    Leopard Counting Census

    108 days ago
    Forest department employees rescued a leopard from the Sishugram Red Cross organisation near IIT Guwahati on February 3, 2022. Highlights: After being observed, the leopard will be released into its natural habitat. Under its divisional competence, the NKF Division has also begun the process of conducting a leopard counting census. North ....

    Mount Everest Melting

    109 days ago
    Scientists recently discovered that the highest glacier on Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, is melting quicker. Highlights: The South Col glacier has lost 54 meters in thickness during the last 25 years. At the height of 7,906 meters, the South Col glacier may be found. The glacier is rapidly thinning. Strong winds and rising ....

    India's First OECM Site Is Aravalli Biodiversity Park

    109 days ago
    The Aravalli Biodiversity Park was named the first Other Effective Area-based Conservation Measures (OECM) site on World Wetlands Day, February 2. Highlights: The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) provides the OECM tag.The OECM sites aren't protected, yet they are rich in biodiversity, according to the IUCN. The Aravalli ....

    New Vatta Species Of Fish Discovered

    110 days ago
    A new Vatta species has been discovered by the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI). Scomberoides pelagicus is the name of the new fish. Highlights: The new fish, a member of the queenfish family called Sciaenidae, is known as Pola Vatta. It has a deep oval body and a concave dorsal head. Compared to other closely similar species, ....

    New Fossil Flowers Found In Myanmar

    112 days ago
    Paleontologists found two fossil flowers in Myanmar lately. By the end of the Cretaceous epoch, the blooms were still alive. Highlights: They've been around for a hundred million years. Phylica piloburmensis and Eophylica priscastellata were the two flowers. Flowers usually turn into fruit or seed and then fade away. In addition, leaves ....

    Forest Area Gain Indias Rank

    113 days ago
    According to the Department of Economic Affairs' latest Economic Survey, India ranks third in the world in regards to forest gain area. Highlights: Between 2010 and 2020, India added 2,66,000 hectares of forest each year. Forest covers 24% of India's entire geographical area. India's forests make up 2% of the world's total ....

    Ocean Melting In Greenland Mission By NASA

    113 days ago
    NASA launched the Ocean Melting Greenland mission, also known as the OMG mission. The mission lasted five years. Highlights: It came to a close on December 31, 2021. The mission's primary goal was to measure ice loss in Greenland. The glaciers in Greenland are being melted by the ocean waters almost as much as the warm air above is melting ....

    Green Climate Fund

    113 days ago
    The Green Climate Fund is a fund that invests in developing nations. It aids governments in their efforts to combat climate change. Highlights: Its headquarters are in Incheon, South Korea. The fund's principal goal is to support climate-related programs, policies, and other initiatives in developing nations. It was created as part of ....

    New Species Of Birds In Borneo

    114 days ago
    Cyornis and Zosterops, two new bird species, were recently identified in Borneo. These animals lived in the Meratus Mountains in Borneo's southeast. Highlights: Borneo has a high amount of bird biodiversity and endemism. Under taxonomic arrangements, around 50 indigenous species have been described from the island. Many of them are ....

    Tahiti Coral Reef In Pristine Condition

    115 days ago
    A coral reef was recently discovered off the coast of Tahiti by experts. The reef stretches for two kilometers and is undisturbed by human activities or climate change. Highlights: During a dive expedition, the coral reef was discovered. UNESCO provided funding for the expedition. The corals discovered had a diameter of six feet. Coral spawning ....

    Sahara Desert Snowfall

    115 days ago
    The Sahara Desert, the world's largest desert, recently saw snowfall. Highlights: Snowfall in the Sahara Desert was a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence. Snow fell on the beach after temperatures dipped below freezing, and ice formed on the sand dunes. There have been reports of temperatures as high as 58 degrees Celsius. Ain-Sefra is ....

    Western Disturbances

    118 days ago
    According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), a western disturbance is expected to strike eastern states on 11 January. Highlights: IMD issued yellow and orange alerts for the states of Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal, and Bihar for the dates of 11 to 13 January. Over these states, light to moderate rainfall is predicted to fall ....

    Earths Fifth-Hottest Year Is 2021

    119 days ago
    A report from the Copernicus Climate Change Service, a European Union program, was just made public. According to the research, 2021 was the seventh hottest year on the planet. Highlights: The last seven years, according to reports, have been the warmest on record. Because to the continuous rise in greenhouse gas emissions, 2021 was placed ....

    Sixth Mass Extinction Crisis

    121 days ago
    According to a report issued in Biological Reviews, the Earth is experiencing the Sixth Mass Extinction. It may have already lost approximately 13% of its total species. Highlights: There have been five mass extinctions on Earth in the past. The last mass extinction occurred approximately 65 million years ago, and it wiped out the dinosaurs. The ....

    Collarwali Tigress Passed Away

    128 days ago
    The Collarwali tigress died recently in India's Pench Tiger Reserve. It died as a result of old age. Highlights: The State of Madhya Pradesh's Forest Department performed the last rites. The tigress died when she was 16 years old. In 2005, the Collarwali tigress was born. She was instrumental in increasing the tiger inhabitants in ....

    Non Fossil Fuel Milestone Achieved By India

    139 days ago
    According to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, India has met its non-fossil fuel target well ahead of schedule. Highlights: India agreed at COP21 to install non-renewable energy sources for 40% of total electric energy. India aims to meet this goal by the year 2030. However, it has done so considerably ahead of schedule, in November ....

    Chilika Water Bird Status Survey

    141 days ago
    A bird census was recently done in Chilika Lake by the Odisha Wildlife Organization. Highlights: Chilika Development Authority and Bombay Natural History Society have joined the organization. Chilika is the world's largest brackish lake. Birds migrate to the lake for the winter. A total of 106 people were involved in the survey. Bird ....

    Largest Rhino Transfer

    144 days ago
    Onboard a Boeing 747 charter flight, 30 white rhinos were recently transported from South Africa to Rwanda. Highlights: They were relocated due to the growing danger of illegal poaching. It was the world's largest single white rhino transfer. Ceratotherium simum is the scientific name for white rhinoceros, also known as square-lipped ....

    Rare Pink Handfish

    151 days ago
    After 22 years, Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) discovered a rare pink handfish near the Tasmanian coast. The last time the fish was seen was in 1999. Highlights: In February 2021, Australian marine researchers used an underwater camera to photograph the seabed in Tasman Fracture Marine Park. ....

    Unnatural Death Of Elephants In India

    154 days ago
    Between 2009 and 2019, 600 elephants died in India due to electrocution, according to data from the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. Highlights: In total, 116 people died in Karnataka, 117 in Odisha, and 105 in Assam. The only states with no such deaths are Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, and Maharashtra. In recent years, ....

    Barn Owl Sighting In Bihar

    158 days ago
    In a surprising sighting on 15 December, forest personnel rescued a barn owl in the Supaul area of Bihar. Highlights: Barn owls are typically found in the United States, the United Kingdom, and other parts of Europe and are rare in the Indian subcontinent. Barn Owl Tyto alba, the scientific name for the Barn Owl, is the world's ....

    Typhoon Rai

    158 days ago
    Typhoon Rai struck the Philippines' south-eastern region on 16 December 2021, bringing torrential rains and flooding and displacing people across a vast area. Highlights: The Rai typhoon was the country's 15th significant meteorological disturbance in 2021. With sustained gusts of 120 miles per hour, it quickly strengthened into a ....

    Askot Wildlife Sanctuary Declared Eco-Sensitive Zone

    161 days ago
    Ministry of Environment, Forest, and global climate change (MoEF&CC) proclaimed Askot Wildlife Sanctuary as Eco-sensitive Zone. Highlights: A neighborhood of 454.65 square kilometers around the boundary of Askot Wildlife Sanctuary within the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand has been declared because of the Askot Wildlife Sanctuary Eco-sensitive ....

    Maharashtra Schools To Have UNICEF Climate Change Curriculum

    162 days ago
    Maharashtra Government set to introduce a broad curriculum for Grades 1 to 8 to teach climate-consciousness and green values to the next generation. Highlights: This new curriculum has been developed by the Department of Environment and global climate change and UNICEF. The curriculum is known as the "Majhi Vasundhara (MV) Curriculum". It ....

    Royal Bengal Tiger Sighted

    164 days ago
    A camera trap found at Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) in Alipurduar district of West Bengal has captured sight of a Royal Bengal tiger, that the region has not witnessed in more than 20 years. Highlights: After confirming the Tiger sighting, the field director of the Buxa Reserve, Buddharaj Shewa, announced that 70 more trap cameras are prepared ....

    Endangered Brydes Whale Carcass Found At Odisha Coast

    165 days ago
    Endangered Bryde’s Whale Carcass Were Found Nearby The Puri Border And Ganjam Districts Of Odisha. Highlights: The 48-foot-long female whale was buried near the shore, whose Exact cause of death can be determined only after getting a post-mortem report. There was one male and one female whale, of which the female was likely to get stuck ....

    Haiderpur Wetland Recognised As Ramsar Site

    166 days ago
    Haiderpur wetland in Uttar Pradesh is recognized as 1971 Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. Highlights The Haiderpur Wetland is adjoining the Madhya Ganga barrage, about 10 km from Bijnor in western Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh is now home to 9 Ramsar wetlands. The wetland has also been identified under Namami Gange, a significant flagship, ....

    Kazhuveli Wetland declared as 16th Bird Sanctuary of Tamil Nadu

    168 days ago
    The Kazhuveli swampland in the Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu was announced as the 16th Bird Sanctuary. Highlights: The Kazhuveli swampland in Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu has been announced as the 16th Bird Sanctuary by Surpiya Sahu, Environment and Forest Secretary, at the Minister of Environment Forest and Climate Change. The ....

    New Species of Bird In South America

    169 days ago
    A New Species of Bird identified Flatbill flycatchers found In South America. Highlights: Flatbill flycatchers are members of the genus Rhynchocyclusin particularly the New World species Tyrannidae. The newly identified species has been designated cryptic Flatbill (Rhynchocyclus cryptus) after its unique morphological mysterious nature, ....

    Project RE HAB

    171 days ago
    Project RE – HAB Reducing Elephant Human – Attacks using Bees was launched in Assam. Highlights: The Project RE – HAB creates “bee fences”, where the honey bees in these fences’ stop elephant attacks in human habitations. They discourage the elephants without harming them and are more cost-effective than ....

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