Bird migration Current Affairs, GK & News
The bar-headed geese were spotted at Rushikulya in Odisha’s Ganjam. About bar-headed goose The bar-headed goose (Anser indicus) is considered to be one of the world’s highest-flying birds. Native to Central Asia, this species is capable of flying through the passes of high mountains at an altitude of 12,000 to 14,000 feet. It spends the ..
The Cranes that have been a part of Irish folklore (traditional stories and beliefs) were recently spotted in Ireland. The birds were spotted in the country during their breeding season after three hundred years. About the Cranes The Cranes were extinct in Ireland in 1700. This was mainly due to the destruction of their habitats. ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
Category: Environment Current Affairs
The ‘State of India’s Birds Report 2020’ was recently released during the 13th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS COP 13). As per the report, 79 per cent of Indian species of birds declined in population while the number of Indian pea fowls has significantly increased. ..
The World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is observed every year on 11th of May to raise awareness of issues affecting migratory birds and to inspire people and organizations around the world to take measures for their conservation. The 2019 theme ? “Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution!” ? will put the spotlight on ..
The Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was held in Marrakech, Morocco on 10th and 11th of December, 2018. It is the first-ever UN global agreement on a common approach to international migration in all its dimensions. The global compact is non-legally binding. It is grounded in values ..
Topics: Academic disciplines • Bird migration • Compact • Cultural globalization • Global Compact • Global Compact for Migration • Human migration • Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration • International migration • United Nations
The United Nations (UN) International Migrants Day is observed every year on December 18 to recognize the efforts, contributions, and rights of workers and members of their families worldwide. The 2017 theme is “Safe Migration in a World on the Move”
Topics: Bird migration • European migrant crisis • Human migration • International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families • International Migrants Day • Law by country • Migrant workers • Politics by country