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IUCN updates Red List of Threatened Species for 2012

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released its updated Red List of Threatened Species. According to the IUCN report: 63837 species assessed 19817 species threatened with extinction, including 41% of amphibians, 33 % of reef building corals, 25 % ..


Australia plans to create World’s largest network of protecting marine areas

Australia announced the creation of the world’s largest network of protecting marine areas. It will cover the 1.7 million sq km of Ocean around its coast. Planned network puts limits on oil and gas exploration of Western Australia and extends ..


Current Affairs January 13, 2010

Abbreviations:COPTA: Control of Tobacco Products ActSIMCON: State Information Minister Conference Awards & HonorsSaraswati Puraskar 2010:Eleven people have been selected for Saraswati Puraskar 2010. They are as follows:Noted Sarod player Ustad Amjad Ali KhanNoted hostorian and writer : Babasaheb Purandare,Vedic scholar ..