Prelims Current Affairs (Environment)

The recent death of Mugger crocodile (Crocodyluspalustris) in Odisha has raised concerns regarding the threats to the species in Satkosia Gorge Sanctury.

A higher degree of temperatures, more than 46-47 degrees Celsius, was recently registered from different parts of Canada and North America. Earlier these highest temperatures were registered in August 1981 and July 1965.

According to a study that tracked mortality rates, Black Carbon was most associated with premature mortality.

NTPC Limited has become the first energy company in the energy domain in India to declare its Energy Compact goals as part of UN High-level Dialogue on Energy (HLDE).

Delimitation in the J&K

5th Jul, 2021

The prospects of rising political activity in J & K are rising, which give way to the formation of delimitation commission in the state.

Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change released the Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) of LiDAR-based survey of forest areas in ten states namely Assam, Bihar, Chhatisgarh, Goa, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Nagaland, and Tripura.

Rubber Research Institute of India had developed a rubber plant tailored for the climatic conditions in the Northeast.

The latest version of ‘Desertification and Land Degradation Atlas of India’ has been released on Desertification and Drought day (17th June).

The State government of Assam has notified DihingPatkai as the 7th National Park (NP). It also, recently, notified Raimona National Park, as its sixth.

The Mahanandi Wildlife Division in Odisha initiated an effort of state government to conserve Gharials in Mahanadi river basin.

Bharat Ratna Professor C.N.R. Rao has received the International Eni Award 2020 for research into renewable energy sources and energy storage.

Indian striped hyena raises hope that the species is re-establishing itself in the buffer zone of the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR).

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