Kaziranga National Park Current Affairs, GK & News

Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park is a protected area in Assam. It is known to host the world’s largest population of Indian one-horned rhinoceroses. Numerous rare birds are known to visit this World Heritage Site. The latest two-day census recorded a total of 93,491 birds. This is an increase from the last year’s figure of 34,284. The ..

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Rhino Memorial in Kaziranga National Park

Memorial made of ashes collected from rhino horns were unveiled recently at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam. Key facts The memorial having three rhino sculptures was named “Abode of the Unicorns”. It has one male rhino, a female rhino and a calf. It also has three statutes of forest guards, created using different materials. ..

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Kaziranga National Park- Recent Study on Climate Change

According to latest research by scientists from Tezpur University in Tezpur, Assam and Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, Kaziranga National Park in Assam is releasing more carbon than it is absorbing. What does research show? Research was published in “Agricultural and Forest Meteorology” journal on February 9, 2022. As per research, as the planet ..

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Census in Kaziranga National Park

The Kaziranga National Park is a Tiger Reserve and a World Heritage site. The park recently conducted its water fowl census. About the census The census is conducted in the 52 wetlands in the parks. In 2021, the bird count increased to 93,491. It was 34,284 in 2020. The bird count has increased by 175% ..

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Expansion of Orang National Park

The Assam Government has recently decided to increase the size of Orang National Park. The park is to be expanded thrice. About the Expansion plan The State is to add 200.32 square kilometre to the Orang National Park. The area to be added consists of Brahmaputra river. It also includes sandbars and islands of the ..

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Kaziranga Park: India’s first National Park to give Satellite Phones to Forest Guards

Kaziranga National Park of Assam have become the first national park of India to be equipped with satellite phones. Highlights About 10 satellites phones were handed over to forest personnel of Kaziranga National Park by Assam Chief Secretary Jishnu Barua. This decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa ..

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Dihing Patkai: 7th National Park of Assam

Assam Government has notified Dihing Patkai as a National Park which was the last remaining stretches of the Assam Valley tropical wet evergreen forests. Key points This notification comes four days after creating 422-sq. km Raimona National Park in Kokrajhar district of Assam. Assam now has the third most National Parks (7) in India. Madhya ..

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