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Two New Ramsar sites designated in India: Key Facts

The Kabartal Wetland in Bihar and Asan Conservation Reserve in Uttrakhand have been designated as Ramsar sites, building them ‘Wetlands of International Importance’. What are the Key Features of Kabartal Wetland? Kabartal Wetland also called as Kanwar Jheel. It protects the 2,620 hectares of the Indo-Gangetic plains in the Begusarai district of Bihar. It acts ..

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Vulture Population in India

As per the Union Environment Minister, the population of three species of endangered resident Gyps vultures in India has fallen to just 19000 in the entire country. What are the Gyps vultures? The Indian vulture ( also referred to as the Gyps indicus) is a vulture which is native to India, Pakistan and Nepal. Due ..

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Not all animals migrate by choice Campaign

UN Environment India and Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) of India launched an awareness campaign ‘Not all animals migrate by choice’. About the Campaign The campaign is aimed at creating awareness and garnering public support for the protection and conservation of wildlife, prevention of smuggling and reduction in demand for wildlife products. The campaign complements worldwide ..

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