Fauna of Asia Current Affairs, GK & News

Fauna of Asia  Current Affairs, GK & News

2019 edition of International Snow Leopard Day (ISLD)

The International Snow Leopard Day (ISLD) is celebrated every year on 23rd of October to protect and conserve the snow leopards and preserve the beautiful wildlife of the Himalayas. It is believed to have 400 to 700 snow leopards spread across Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.


Marsel van Oosten wins Wildlife Photographer Of Year 2018

Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten has won the prestigious Wildlife Photographer Of The Year (WPY) 2018 for his stunning portrait of two endangered golden snub-nosed monkeys in China’s Qinling mountains. The winning image – named as ‘Golden Couple’ – showcases a beautiful golden fur-blue face male monkey rested briefly on a stone seat, joined by ..


Singchung Bugun Village Community Reserve win India Biodiversity Award 2018 in “Conservation of wildlife species” category

The Singchung Bugun Community Reserve (SBVCR), an NGO from West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh, has won the India Biodiversity Award 2018 in the “Conservation of wildlife species” category for its efforts in conserving rare wildlife resources in the area. The award was conferred by the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) and presented by the Union ..


Elephant Friendly Certified Tea

In June 2017, Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network (WFEN) and University of Montana, USA launched the world’s first Elephant Friendly Tea certification at World Tea Expo in Las Vegas. About the Tag The objective of Elephant Friendly Certified Tea is to raise fund for Asian elephant conservation. To get the certification, the tea plantation should be ..


For first time, India and Nepal to conduct joint tiger census using a globally-recognised method

For the first time, Nepal and India will conduct a joint tiger census in their national parks, forests and protected areas adjoining the two countries by using a globally-recognised method – camera tapping procedure from November 2017. By using this method, officials can avoid chances of repeated counting of the same tiger. The Chitwan National ..


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