Chilika Lake Current Affairs, GK & News

Chilika Lake Annual survey

The Chilika Development Authority recently held the annual survey at the Chilika lake recently. The survey was all about the flora and fauna in the lake. According to the survey, the lake has more than 33% of sea grass area of the country. Sea grass is under water plants. They live in or close to ..

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Chilika Water Bird Status Survey – 2022

The Odisha Wildlife Organization recently conducted a bird census in the Chilika lake. The organization was joined by Chilika Development Authority and Bombay Natural History Society. About the survey Chilika is the largest brackish water lake. Birds come to the lake to spend their winter. Around 106 personnel were deployed in the survey. This included ..

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Endangered Irrawaddy dolphins count increase in Chilika Lake

The Chilika Development Authority and the State Wildlife Wing recently carried out an annual dolphin census in the Chilika lake. According to the report of the census, the overall Irrawaddy dolphin population in the lake has increased from 146 to 162 in 2021. What are the reasons behind the increase in Irrawaddy Dolphins population? The ..

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Cyclone Burevi: Key Facts

The cyclone Burevi, named by Maldives, hit the Karaikal coast of Tamil Nadu 7 days after cyclone Nivar. This is the third cyclone formed within the last 10 days in the Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea put together. Why is Cyclone Burevi not as strong as Cyclone Nivar? As the new cyclone Burevi comes ..

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Otters in Chilika Lake

The spotting of the Eurasian Otter in Chilika Lake for the first time is being seen as a sign of success of the strong conservation efforts. Eurasian Otter: It is a semi-aquatic mammal that is classified as a near threatened species by IUCN. It is one of the most widely distributed otter species, found in ..

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