Eco-Sensitive Zone Current Affairs, GK & News

Area around Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary notified as ESZ

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently notified 48.32 square kilo metres around Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary as the Eco Sensitive Zone. Eco Sensitive Zones act as a buffer zone for protected areas. They reduce development pressures around national park or wildlife sanctuary. Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary It is home to twelve mangrove ..

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Facts Box: Key Findings of Katakey Panel

On May 27, 2020, a major or fire broke out at Baghjan oil well of Oil India Limited. The fire couldn’t be put off till date. A Snubbing Unit from Canada is being brought to put off the fire. The Katakey Panel was set up by National Green Tribunal to provide a report about the ..

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Zonal Master Plan of Bhagirathi Eco-Sensitive Zone Approved

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has approved the Zonal Master Plan (ZMP) prepared by the Uttarakhand Government and appraised by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, for the Bhagirathi Eco-Sensitive Zone. Background:                                            ..

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High Court seeks EIA on Lonar lake colour change

The Bombay High court recently sought report on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of Lonar lake from the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) and GSI (Geographical Survey of India). Highlights The expert team from Geographical Survey of India and NEERI are to examine the findings of glass formation on the surface of the lake. Lonar ..

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National Chambal Sanctuary declared as eco-sensitive zone

As per the recent notification issued by the Ministry of Environment, the National Chambal Sanctuary was declared as eco-sensitive zone (ESZ). The sanctuary, which is located across the states of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, is home to 75 per cent of gharials, the fresh water gangetic dolphins, fresh water turtles and more than 180 ..

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