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IAS Foundation 2023-24, Batch Starts: 27th July

Mains Current Affairs (Ecology and Environment)

Overview

  • Air pollution
  • Right to a clean environment
  • Causes of Air pollution
  • WHO’s limits for air pollution
  • Government initiatives to safeguard the environment

Overview

  • What is Ethanol?
  • How it is produced?
  • About Ethanol blending
    • Its benefits,
    • Impacts and
    • Challenges
  • What should be done next?

Overview

  • What are Biofuels and its future scope as fuel
  • About National policy on Biofuel 2018
    • Benefits
    • Key features
  • What are the proposed amendments?
  • What is the need for amendments?
  • Challenges associated

Overview

  • About Drought in Numbers, 2022 report
  • Key-highlights of the Report
  • Concerns for India
  • Land degradation/Desertification
  • causes of Land degradation/Desertification
  • impacts of land degradation
  • Measures to combat desertification

Overview

  • Geology and usage of sand
  • Provisions for Sand Mining in India
  • Impact of riverbed sand mining
  • Required measures for sustainable sand mining?
  • About the species
  • Conservation status
  • Threats
  • What are primates?
  • Why the species is in danger?
    • Deforestation
    • Habitat loss
    • Urbanization
    • Human-animal conflict
  • Why are they in Danger?
  • What measures required?
  • Conclusion

By the expected announcement of the Biden Administration, nine of the 10 world’s largest economies are going to set the target to achieve net-zero emission targets by 2050 or so.

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