Coastal Regulation Zone: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

September 19: International Coastal Clean-Up Day

Every year, the International Coastal Clean-Up Day is celebrated on the third Saturday of the month of September. This year, the day is celebrated on September 19 under the theme Theme: Achieving a Trash free coastline Highlights The International Coastal Clean-Up Day encourages people to clean beaches and remove garbage plaguing the beach. The day ..

Draft Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ), 2018

The draft Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) 2018, released by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has the potential to change the way coastal stretches in India are governed. The new draft aims to conserve and protect the unique environment of coastal stretches and marine areas, besides livelihood security to the fisher communities and other ..

Environment GK Questions and Answers for Civil Services Examination

1. Which among the following is also known as a hotspot for cactus biodiversity? [A]Sechura Desert in Peru and Ecuador [B]Caatinga scrub in equatorial Brazil [C]Tehuacán Valley desert in southern Mexico [D]Sahara Desert in Africa Tehuacán Valley desert in southern Mexico The rain shadow effect is largely responsible for many tropical arid lands that seem ..