Marine ecosystem Current Affairs, GK & News
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority (JNPA) has developed a Continuous Marine Water Quality Monitoring Station (CMWQMS) and launched Electric Environmental Monitoring Vehicle (EV). What is a Continuous Marine Water Quality Monitoring Station? The Continuous Marine Water Quality Monitoring Station (CMWQMS) was developed by the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority in collaboration with the IIT Madras’ Department of ..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address high-level segment of “One Ocean Summit” on February 11, 2022, through a video message. Key Facts The summit will also be addressed by several other heads of states and governments from the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, South Korea, and Canada. PM Modi will address the Summit at ..
Category: Summits and Conferences
India and Germany have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding on “Cities Combating Plastic Entering the Marine Environment”. It is in line with the objective of Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban. About the MoU According to the MoU, the project to be implemented mainly focuses on sustainable solid waste management. It will help India achieve the goal ..
Topics: Brahmaputra • Ganga • India-Germany • Marine ecosystem • Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) • Microplastics • Mission Swachh Bharat • Ocean pollution • Plastics • River Pollution • solid waste management
The Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has released ‘Marine Mega Fauna Stranding Guidelines’ and ‘National Marine Turtle Action Plan’ recently to create a conservation paradigm for the marine mega fauna and marine turtles. Highlights The documents were released containing the ways and means to promote the inter-sectoral action for conservation. The documents ..
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration along with the University of Maryland released a report on health of coral reefs in US Virgin Islands and in Hawaii and Guam in the Pacific. Key Findings The study has found that only 2% coral reefs are left alive along the coasts of Florida. This is the first ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Every year the Coral Triangle Day is observed on June 9. The Day is observed by the Coral Triangle Initiative Coral Triangle Initiative The Initiative is a multilateral partnership of six countries namely Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste. The Coral Triangle Initiative is also called the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs