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Scientific Study on Sea Erosion in Kozhikode
The International Blue Flag tag is awarded to the beaches that are cleanest and eco-friendly. Kappad beach in Kerala is the only beach to receive the tag. Kappad is in the Kozhikode district of Kerala. A group of scientists will study the sea erosion at Kappad beach. The study is to be conducted across 3.5 ..
Month: Current Affairs - January, 2023
Category: Environment Current Affairs • Science & Technology Current Affairs
Topics: Blue Flag • Blue Flag beaches • blue flag certification • Coastal erosion • Foundation for Environmental Education • International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) • IUCN • UN Environment Programme (UNEP) • United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
Two Indian beaches receive Blue Flag tag
Two beaches in Lakshadweep received international eco-label “Blue Flag”. Key facts Minicoy Thundi Beach and Kadmat Beach in Lakshadweep recently entered into the coveted list of Blue Beaches. These two beaches have a dedicated staff to maintain cleanliness and provide safety and security for swimmers. With these new entrants, India currently has 12 beaches with ..
Month: Current Affairs - October, 2022
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Topics: Blue Flag • Blue Flag beach • Blue Flag beaches • blue flag certification • Blue Flag certified beaches in India
Eight Indian Beaches get Blue Flag International Eco-Label
On September 19, 2020, the Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar announced that 8 Indian beaches have been recommended for the Blue Flag International Eco label. The announcement was made on the eve of International coastal clean-up day. All the eight beaches have now been provided with the Blue Flag label. Highlights The eight beaches that ..
Month: Current Affairs - October, 2020
Category: Environment Current Affairs • Summits and Conferences
Topics: Beach • BEAMS • Blue Flag • Blue Flag beach • blue flag certification • Integrated coastal zone management • SICOM
The bi-annual multilateral exercise ‘Blue Flag-17’ started in Israel
The bi-annual multilateral exercise ‘Blue Flag-17’ has started at Uvda Air Force Base in Israel from November 2 to 16, 2017. In it, 45 member contingent of the Indian Air Force (IAF) is participating with the C-130J special operations aircraft along with Garud commandos. This is the first time the IAF is operating with Israeli ..
Topics: Aircraft • Aviation • Blue Flag • Indian Air Force • Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules • Ovda