Environment Current Affairs [PDF E-Book / 1 Year]


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  1. Oil Spill from Haldia-bound Portuguese flag container ship
  2. Climate Change to Increase Sea Level in Lakshadweep: Study
  3. World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
  4. Hebbal-Nagawara Valley Project
  5. Stygarctus keralensis: New Tardigrade species named after Kerala
  6. Cabinet approves Deep Ocean Mission
  7. Great Indian Bustards and related conflict with Power Lines
  8. What is Operation Olivia?
  9. Maharashtra: Action plan to Protect Heritage Trees
  10. May records 2nd highest rainfall in 121 years
  11. Dihing Patkai: 7th National Park of Assam
  12. IIT-Kharagpur develops Early Cyclone Detection Technique
  13. Two species of Monals sighted together in Arunachal Pradesh
  14. Raimona - Sixth national park of Assam
  15. PM Modi launches E-100 project
  16. Haryana to create 80 acres of 'Oxi-van'
  17. Blue-finned Mahseer moved out of IUCN red list
  18. UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration Report
  19. HDFC Bank to turn carbon neutral by 2031-32
  20. Argentine Ant- Key Facts
  21. Endangered African Violet plant discovered in Mizoram
  22. Govt to set up National Mission on use of Biomass
  23. Gharial Hatchlings seen in Odisha
  24. India Biodiversity Awards 2021
  25. Delhi records 8 new Species of Snakes
  26. Cheetah to be re-introduced in India
  27. Mount Nyiragongo erupts in Eastern DR Congo
  28. World Turtle Day 2021
  29. Invasive species cost African Economy $3.66 trillion a year
  30. Draft norms for 4-Wheeler Tyres to Raise Fuel Efficiency
  31. Cyclonic Storm Yaas to form in Bay of Bengal
  32. A-76: World's largest iceberg breaks off of Antarctica
  33. Antarctica heads towards Climate Tipping Point by 2060
  34. Sunflower sea star breeding to increase kelp forest
  35. Okeanos Explorer: US's Robotic Navigation tech to explore Ocean Floor
  36. NHRC on Ganga river and Dead Bodies
  37. Elephant Seal: Recent Study
  38. Cranes return to Ireland after 300 years
  39. Cyclone Tauktae: Strongest in West Coast in Two Decade
  40. Assam Elephants Death-Report indicates Lighting
  41. What is Ocean Rewilding?
  42. Whitley Awards, 2021
  43. Report: 99 of 100 cities with environmental risk are in Asia
  44. Vineyard Wind Project
  45. Pacific football fish
  46. Haryana undertakes Monkey Census as a part of Wildlife Census
  47. IEA: Renewable Energy Market Update
  48. Assam-UNICEF Online Flood Reporting System
  49. EAC allows Great Nicobar Plan to advance
  50. IUCN Report: Conflict and Conservation
  51. Area around Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary notified as ESZ
  52. Global Methane Assessment launched by UNEP and CCAC
  53. Endangered seals found dead on Russia’s Caspian coast
  54. Climate Action Tracker: Global warming by 2100 to be at 2.4°C
  55. Lineament: Cause of Assam Earthquakes
  56. First Genetically Modified Mosquitos
  57. Hoolock Gibbon: India has only one species
  58. What is Cicadas?
  59. Asiatic lions test COVID positive
  60. First supply of Used Cooking Oil-based Biodiesel
  61. Crocidura narcondamica: New Shrew species found at A&N
  62. Crimson Solar Project: US approves 550 million USD
  63. Olive Ridley Turtles stay away from Rushikulya river
  64. 40 Tonnes of Fish die in Lebanon
  65. RBI joins Network for Greening the Financial System- NGFS
  66. Char Dham Yatra suspended
  67. Mining Robot Stranded in the Pacific
  68. Genome Study on Endangered Sumatran rhinoceros
  69. Forest Fire in Mizoram
  70. New Zealand's action to save Maui dolphins
  71. Glacier burst reported in Sumna, Neeti Valley
  72. Second World Ocean Assessment
  73. Earth Day Summit
  74. What is Potamophylax coronavirus?
  75. Blue Nature Alliance- Global Marine initiative
  76. Cabinet approves Subsidy for Urea produced via Coal Gasification
  77. State of the Global Climate 2020 Report
  78. What is Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) alert?
  79. What is Deepwater Horizon Disaster?
  80. What is Table Mountain National Park?
  81. Study: Only 3% of land areas unspoiled by humans
  82. What is Forest fire Season?
  83. Facebook’s First Renewable Project in India
  84. What is eFuel?
  85. Deadly algae kill 4,000 tonnes of Salmon in Chile
  86. Bohag Bihu Bird Count 2021 begins
  87. How will Japan release contaminated Fukushima water into the ocean?
  88. Melting of Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier “Doomsday Glacier”
  89. Endangered Irrawaddy dolphins count increase in Chilika Lake
  90. Many Endemic species may go extinct if GHG emissions rise
  91. India-US to focus on Climate Finance
  92. What is KVIC’s RE-HAB Project?
  93. Three-branded Rosefinch: New bird species in India
  94. Second Wave of Bird Flu in Himachal Pradesh
  95. India sets new record in ethanol blend with petrol
  96. Climate Change: Japan sees the earliest Cherry Blossoms ever
  97. Thermal Power Plants Emission Standards
  98. Biggest Floating Solar Power Plant of India
  99. Forest Governance by Indigenous and Tribal Peoples: Key Findings
  100. Mahendragiri: Odisha's Second Biosphere Reserve
  101. Top 5 Current Affairs Questions on Cherry Blossom
  102. New Assessment by IUCN on African elephants
  103. Global Wind Report-2021
  104. What are Flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs)?
  105. March 21: International Day of Forests
  106. India to conduct Radar Surveys of Himalayan Glaciers
  107. IIT Bombay's Energy Swaraj Yatra Bus- Key Facts
  108. 11 committees set up to drive country to Circular Economy
  109. New Vehicle Scrapping Policy- Highlights
  110. CSIR-NIO Launches Project to map Genetic Diversity in Indian Ocean
  111. World’s Largest Floating Solar Farms being built in Singapore
  112. Supreme Court’s Suggestion on saving Great Indian Bustard
  113. NGT sets up Committee to prevent unscientific mining in Meghalaya
  114. Fire in Shetrunjay Hills Reserve Forest Area
  115. Heavy sandstorm in Beijing- Key Highlights
  116. Sangay Volcano erupts with huge ash
  117. Centre’s Panel for Air Quality Management in NCR Dissolved
  118. How Warming Oceans affects Metabolism of Sharks?
  119. Olive Ridley Turtles arrive at Gahirmatha Beach
  120. Madhya Pradesh Tourism introduces Night Safari
  121. Simlipal Forest Fire- Highlights
  122. Five new shrub Frogs species found in Western Ghats
  123. India-Norway: To Conduct Marine Spatial Planning
  124. Himalayan Serow Spotted in Assam
  125. 2021 is make or break year to confront global climate emergency: UN Chief
  126. Delhi to switch all its hired vehicles to EVs in 6 months
  127. Central Team Report on Odisha Elephant Deaths
  128. New Alpine Plant Species Discovered in Arunachal Pradesh
  129. Bangladesh bans all known Vulture-Toxic Drugs
  130. India & Mauritius signs Limited Trade Pact agreement
  131. Rare Birds sighted in Mangalore University
  132. Mass Migration of Blue Earthworms in Meghalaya
  133. US officially re-joined the Paris Climate Deal
  134. Oldest DNA recovered from the Teeth of Siberian mammoths
  135. PiMo- eBike launched by IIT Madras-Incubated start-up
  136. ECOPact: New Low-Carbon range of Concrete
  137. Nesting of Olive Ridley begins
  138. Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 hits Tajikistan
  139. J&K-UK Space Agency- joined hands for Flood Forecasting
  140. 'Jalabhishekam' Water Conservation Campaign
  141. Mandarin Duck spotted after 118 years in Assam
  142. India's First CNG Tractor to be Launched
  143. ISRO released Images of Uttarakhand Glacier Burst
  144. LANCET Modelling Study on Paris Climate Agreement
  145. Denmark to construct World’s First Energy Island
  146. What is Glacial Lake Outburst Flood?
  147. Govt to work with RBI for Privatisation of Banks
  148. Chamoli tragedy: Glacial Breach Triggered Floods
  149. Ladakh to get India's first Geothermal Power Project
  150. Srivilliputhur–Megamalai – 5th Tiger Reserve in TN
  151. China to set up Public Platform to track Polluters
  152. First Thunderstorm Research Testbed of India
  153. Kaliveli Wetlands- First Declaration for converting it into Bird Sanctuary
  154. India's first Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management to be opened in Chennai
  155. How Green tax will impact the sale of CNG Car?
  156. National Marine Turtle Action Plan Launched
  157. UNEP Global Climate Litigation Report 2021
  158. Mt Merapi: Indonesia's most Active Volcano
  159. Global Climate Risk Index 2021
  160. Climate Adaptation Summit 2021
  161. What is Green Tax?
  162. Satellite images for Elephant Survey
  163. ZSI: Sunderbans is home to 428 species of birds
  164. What is “Blue Jet Lightning”?
  165. What is Sudden Stratospheric Warming?
  166. What is Great Green Wall Initiative?
  167. Tropical Rain Belt: Climate Change to alter its position
  168. What is Keystone Pipeline Project?
  169. Jammu & Kashmir: GI tag for Gucchi Mushroom
  170. Flint Water Crisis
  171. Pakistan permits Dubai Royals to hunt “Houbara Bustard”
  172. Tsar Icicle
  173. What is Insect Apocalypse?
  174. Khadi Prakritik Paint
  175. Advisory for Human-Wildlife Conflict Management
  176. AI based Survey of African Elephants
  177. Bird Flu outbreak in India
  178. DRDO Biodigester Mk II technology in metro rail
  179. Statement on Climate of India during 2020
  180. Floating Solar Energy Project
  181. 40th Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica
  182. Bird Deaths in Pong Dam Sanctuary
  183. Massive wildfire in Dzukou Valley, on Manipur-Nagaland border
  184. Avian Flu in Rajasthan
  185. Kolar Leaf-Nosed Bat
  186. India’s First Hot Air Balloon Safari
  187. Ladakh's Tso Kar Wetland Complex- India's 42nd Ramsar site
  188. European Union bans Export of Plastic Waste to poor countries
  189. Air Quality Commission's Directions on Piped Natural Gas (PNG)
  190. New Population of Blue Whales in Western Indian Ocean
  191. Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii Big Island
  192. IUCN: 11% of Indian sharks, rays and chimaeras face high risk of extinction
  193. What is E20 fuel?
  194. Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS)
  195. Golden Peacock Environment Management Award
  196. First recorded human sighting of Himalayan serow
  197. UNEP's 2020 Young Champions of the Earth Award
  198. Regional Climate Centre for Himalayas
  199. Miyawaki Method of Afforestation
  200. One-time voluntary disclosure scheme for exotic animals
  201. Sustainable Mountain Development Summit
  202. What is Micro-climatic Zone Shifting?
  203. International Mountain Day: December 11
  204. Frothing in River Yamuna
  205. What are Eco-Bridges or Eco-ducts?
  206. Climate Change Performance Index
  207. Feminisation of Red Sea Turtles
  208. Current Affairs - December 7, 2020 [Today's News Headlines]
  209. Bihar migratory bird festival
  210. Sea Fans
  211. Foul Air Death
  212. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Oil Deposits
  213. Bhashan Char Island
  214. Malayan Giant Squirrel: First Survey in India
  215. Can Alligators regrow their tails?
  216. Where is the active volcano “Mount Semeru?”
  217. Apex Committee for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement: Key Facts
  218. US Air Quality Index-Highlights
  219. What are the Blue tides spotted at Mumbai beaches?
  220. Gujarat's PPP project in Leopard rescue and rehabilitation
  221. GoI launches India Climate Change Knowledge Portal
  222. PM Modi launches “Har Ghar Nal Yojana” in Uttar Pradesh
  223. Pilibhit Tiger Reserve receives first TX2 International Award for doubling its population
  224. SATAT Initiative: MoUs signed to set up 900 Compressed Bio Gas Plants
  225. Last White Giraffe of the world fitted with GPS tracking device
  226. First Convergence Project of India to generate green energy
  227. National Action Plan for Vulture Conservation, 2020-2025
  228. Tristan da Cunha becomes the largest Marine Protection Zone of Atlantic Ocean
  229. Lonar Lake and Sur Sarovar Lake added to Ramsar site
  230. Manipur: Orders issued to protect Amur Falcons
  231. Report on Decline of US Coral Reefs
  232. Second National Water Awards: Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Rajasthan secure top positions
  233. Australia-India Water Centre inaugurated
  234. NASA: Earth Surface Mass has deviated
  235. Wildlife Institute of India: High Biodiversity in 49% of Ganges
  236. What are “Tarballs” fastening Himalayan Glacial melting?
  237. Indian Meteorological Department to provide predictions for Malaria from next monsoon
  238. Why did India skip Cyclones in October, 2020? How is it related to Madden Julian Oscillation?
  239. 500 metre tall Coral Reef discovered in Australia Great Barrier Reef
  240. Tamil Nadu: 100% Motor Vehicle Tax Exemption to EVs
  241. GoI releases first instalment of Rs 2,200 crores to 15 states to improve Air Quality measures
  242. Mansar Lake Development Project of J&K: Key Facts
  243. UNESCO lists Panna under Biosphere Reserves
  244. Indian Oil and IISc join hands for Hydrogen Generation Technology
  245. President promulgates Ordinance to constitute Air Quality Management Commission in NCR
  246. Two New Ramsar sites designated in India: Key Facts
  247. Vulture conservation centres to be established in 5 states of India
  248. GoI to create a permanent body to control air pollution in Delhi
  249. Suture Zone in the Himalayas has become Tectonically Active
  250. Study on Himalayan Brown Bear: Habitats declining
  251. October 23: International Snow Leopard Day
  252. IMD commissions Flash Flood Guidance Services in South Asia
  253. Kaleshwaram Project gets Environmental Clearance
  254. World biggest Zinc Smelter Project in Gujarat: Key Facts
  255. State of Climate Services Report of WMO: Key Facts
  256. Graded Response Action Plan comes into force in Delhi
  257. IMD launches improved SILAM and ENFUSER models to monitor Air Quality in the country
  258. Zoological Survey of India: Climate Change has driven butterflies and moths to higher Himalayas
  259. Eight Indian Beaches get Blue Flag International Eco-Label
  260. What is National Action Plan for Conservation of Migratory Birds?
  261. Tree Transplantation Policy of Delhi Government: Key Facts
  262. October 10: World Migratory Bird Day
  263. Iodic Acid drives Arctic Amplification: Key Facts, Reasons, Impacts, Causes
  264. IMD to launch Impact-based Cyclone Warning System
  265. US stops funding relocation projects from Protected Areas: Effects on India
  266. European Union Parliament voted for 60% Emission cut by 2030
  267. Stockholm International: Union Cabinet of India approves ratification of 7 Organic Pollutants
  268. CSIRO: 14 million tonnes of microplastics on sea floor
  269. What is Kamchatka Disaster?
  270. October 5: Ganga River Dolphin Day
  271. Earthquake in Leh: Reasons, Causes, Effects of recent frequent tremors in North India
  272. Bio-Decomposer spraying to counter Stubble Burning in Delhi
  273. Amazon at the risk of changing from Forest to Savanna
  274. New Emission Norms of Tractors, Construction Vehicles extended till October 2021
  275. Yudh Prasdushan Ke Virudh: Mega Anti-Pollution Campaign launched by Delhi CM
  276. India’s first five animal bridges: Key Facts
  277. National Wildlife Week, 2020
  278. What are Hydrocracies, Hubris and Hazardscapes, the man-made factors that lead to floods in Brahmaputra?
  279. Aerial Seeding by Indian Navy Helicopters in Vishakhapatnam
  280. What are “Zombie Fires” that are burning the Arctics?
  281. Ministry of AYUSH sign agreement to boost Medicinal Plant Cultivation
  282. India attends Ministerial Roundtable Dialogue on Biodiversity
  283. Standards for Safety Evaluation of vehicles propelled by Hydrogen Fuel Cells
  284. 380 whales dead due to Mass Stranding in Australia
  285. Cyanobacteria: Cause of death in 330 Botswana Elephants
  286. What are Medicanes?
  287. Arsenic affected habitations in India increase by 145% in the last five years
  288. September 22: World Rhino Day
  289. Airbus to launch World’s first Commercial Hydrogen aircraft by 2035
  290. O-SMART Scheme: Tsunami Early Warning Centre providing services to 25 Indian Ocean Countries
  291. GoI sets Hydrogen Energy Development Targets
  292. Global Initiative to reduce Land Degradation and Coral Reef program launched
  293. September 16: International Day for Prevention of the Ozone Layer
  294. Tripura’s First Ever SEZ
  295. What is Climate Smart Cities Assessment Framework (CSCAF 2.0) ?
  296. International Day of Clean Air for blue skies
  297. Project Dolphin
  298. Assam to expand Kaziranga National Park
  299. UNEP launches “Green Nudges” programme for universities
  300. CSIR-CMERI develops World’s Largest Solar Tree
  301. How different is modern method from the traditional method of locust control?
  302. The country observes the highest rainfall since 1976
  303. 'National portal of Project Elephant' launched
  304. Polar bears could go extinct by 2100
  305. All India Tiger Estimation Survey 2018 Report Released
  306. Stricter Norms for Commercial Use of Groundwater Set by NGT
  307. Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue to be Held Online
  308. Indian Scientists Use Magnetic Minerals for Climate Change Forecasting
  309. India’s Tiger Census sets World Record: Largest Ever Camera Trap Survey in the world
  310. China’s new border dispute with Bhutan
  311. Pink Ice in Italian Alps is due to Algae
  312. Tunga Dam construction: Number of Migratory birds decreases
  313. Uganda: First African country to submit REDD++ results
  314. SANDRP: “Draft EIA Notification of GoI encourages environment violations”
  315. ‘Sankalp Parva’ on the call of Prime Minister by Ministry of Culture from 28th June to 12th July 2020
  316. Indigenously Developed ULV Sprayer successfully completed Trials for Locust Control
  317. June 20: International Horseshoe Crab Day
  318. Project ‘Decarbonising Transport in India’ will be launched on 24th June
  319. Kharif Crops Sowing Area Increases Significantly as Compared to Last Year
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