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India joins the High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People

  • Published
    12th Oct, 2021

GS-II: International Relations

  • Important International Institutions
Context

India has recently joined the High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People.

  • India is the first of the BRICS bloc of major emerging economies (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) to join the HAC.

Prelims question:

Consider the following statements:

  1. High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People is an intergovernmental group with an aim of protecting at least 30 percent of world’s land and ocean by 2030.
  2. India is the only BRICS nation that is a member of HAC.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

  • A.
  • B.
  • C.
  • D.

Mains Question:

‘Protecting the pristine ecosystems around the world is one of the key components of sustainable development.’ In this regard, objectives of the High Ambition Coalition for Nature. How far has the world moved in the desired direction? (250 Words)

Approach:

  • Introduce by giving a brief overview of the important role played by ecosystems in maintaining the good health of the earth.
  • Enumerate the objectives of the High Ambition Coalition of Nature.
  • Enumerate the other steps taken internationally for conservation of Environment
  • List the issues that still remain
  • Way Forward and Conclusion.

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