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Assam to expand Kaziranga National Park

The Assam government has approved to expand the Kaziranga National Park by 3053 hectares. Key Facts This would make the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve to grow to 1085.53 sq km. Currently, the core ..

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UNEP launches “Green Nudges” programme for universities

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) launched a new publication, “The Little Book of Green Nudges”. It aims to inspire up to 200 million students around the globe to adopt environmentally friendly habits and greener lifestyles. Key ..

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CSIR-CMERI develops World’s Largest Solar Tree

CSIR-CMERI has developed the World’s Largest Solar Tree, which is installed at CSIR-CMERI Residential Colony, Durgapur. Key facts The installed capacity of the Solar Tree is above 11.5 kWp. It has the annual capacity to ..

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How different is modern method from the traditional method of locust control?

Desert locust attack had been a lifelong problem for farmers residing in subcontinent primarily in India, and Pakistan. Traditionally, when technology was not developed, the farmers used to destroy the breeding ground itself, if any ..

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The country observes the highest rainfall since 1976

According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the country has set a new record after 44 years by receiving 25 per cent more rainfall than the average. However, the IMD expects monsoon to slow down by ..

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‘National portal of Project Elephant’ launched

The Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has launched National Portal on Human-Elephant conflict situation so that it can resolve the dispute the human and the elephant. The portal is aimed at collecting ..

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