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‘World Migratory Bird Day 2022’

World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is marked twice a year on the second Saturday in May and the second Saturday in October. When is World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) celebrated in 2022? In 2022, World Migratory Bird Day is on ..

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Conservation of Migratory Species

New species were added to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS). This brings the total number of migratory species from India to 457. Newly added Species: Currently, out of the more than 650 species listed by the ..

Dolphins in Gahirmatha

The 2020 dolphin census revealed that dolphins in Odisha’s Gahirmatha are migrating out of the region. Reasons being given are climate change, illegal fishing practice and unfavourable weather. Where is Gahirmatha Wildlife Sanctuary? Gahirmatha Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Odisha. ..

Conclusion of the COP13 on CMS

The conference of parties-13 on the conservation of migratory species, held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, concluded recently. India is to hold the COP presidency for the next 3 years. Which species is the mascot of the COP13? The Great Indian Bustard ..

India proposes inclusion of three species in global protection list

India has proposed the inclusion of the three species: Great Indian Bustard, Asian Elephant and Bengal Florican in the global list for international protection under the UN’s Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species. The proposal was accepted unanimously by all ..

City Montessori School, Lucknow is ‘world’s largest school’ in terms of strength of students

Lucknow-based City Montessori School (CMS) has won the Guinness World Record for becoming the ‘world’s largest school’ in terms of strength of students. City Montessori School (CMS) has won the global award for having largest number of students in 2019-20. ..