Mangrove Current Affairs, GK & News

Mangrove Alliance for Climate (MAC)

Mangrove Alliance for Climate (MAC) was launched at the 27th UN Climate Change Conference (COP27). What is Mangrove Alliance for Climate (MAC)? The Mangrove Alliance for Climate (MAC) is an intergovernmental alliance that seeks to expand and hasten the progress towards the conservation and restoration of mangrove ecosystems. Its members include the UAE, Indonesia, India, ..

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Pseudohelice annamalai

A new species of estuarine crab named Pseudohelice annamalai was discovered in Cuddalore District in Tamil Nadu. About Pseudohelice annamalai The species Pseudohelice annamalai was discovered at the mangroves in Parangipettai, close to the Vellar River estuary in Cuddalore district. The species’ name recognizes 100 years of service by Annamalai University in the areas of ..

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India’s State of Forest Report 2021

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently released the State of Forest Report 2021. It is called the ISFR, 2021. The report says that there has been a continuous growth of forest cover in India. The current forest cover of India is 7,13,789 square kilometres. Increase in Forest Cover In the last two ..

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Bhitarkanika National Park largest habitat of endangered estuarine crocodiles in India

The Bhitarkanika National Park (BNP) of Odisha has become the largest habitat of the endangered estuarine crocodiles in India with a record number of their nesting sites spotted in it. Recently, the enumerators have spotted 101 nests of crocodile in Kanika, Gahirmatha, Mahakalapada and Rajnagar wildlife forest range divisions under the park. As per the ..

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Blue Carbon & Blue Carbon Initiative

Blue carbon refers to the carbon captured by living organisms in oceans and stored in the form of biomass and sediments from mangroves, salt marshes and seagrasses. The International Blue Carbon Initiative is a coordinated, global program focused on mitigating climate change through the conservation and restoration of coastal and marine ecosystems. The Blue Carbon Initiative focuses ..

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Mammal population rises in Bhitarkanika National Park

The Bhitarkanika National Park (BNP) is located in Kendrapara district of Odisha and is spread over 672 square kilometers. It is in news recently because the national park has registered an impressive rise in mammal population due to adequate conservation measures and vigil by anti-poaching squad of the forest department. According to the latest head ..

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