Man and Biosphere Programme Current Affairs, GK & News
The Khuvsgul Lake National Park of Mongolia has been added to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves by UNESCO. Key Points This decision was taken during 34th session of International Co-ordinating council of Man and Biosphere Programme. This programme is taking place in Paris, France. The Man and Biosphere Programme is an intergovernmental scientific program. ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2022
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 ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: 42nd constitutional amendment • Assam Government • Brahmaputra River • Concurrent List • concurrent subject • Constitutional amendment • Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary • Dibru-Saikhowa National Park • extinct. • Extinctions • Gangetic Dolphins • Gharial • Kaziranga National Park • Man and Biosphere Programme • Manas National Park • Manas Tiger Reserve • Nameri National Park • Orang National Park • Raimona - Sixth national park of Assam • Rhino • riverine landscape • State Subject • Turtle • UNESCO • Union List • Wild Life (Protection) Act 1972
Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve in Himalayan state of Sikkim was included in UNESCO designated World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR), making it 11th Biosphere Reserve from India to achieve this recognition. The decision was taken at 30th Session of International Coordinating Council (ICC) of Man and Biosphere (MAB) Programme of UNESCO held in Palembang, Indonesia. Khangchendzonga ..