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Zonal Master Plan of Bhagirathi Eco-Sensitive Zone Approved

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has approved the Zonal Master Plan (ZMP) prepared by the Uttarakhand Government and appraised by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, for the Bhagirathi Eco-Sensitive Zone. Background:                                            ..

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Nagar Van Scheme

On June 5, 2020, the Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar launched the “Nagar Van” scheme. The scheme was launched to mark the Environment Day. Key Features The scheme emphasizes on urban forestry. Under the scheme, around 200 urban forests are to be developed all over the country in next five years. Also, a film was played ..

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Himalayan Ibex proven to be a distinct species

Scientists recently proved that the Himalayan Ibex, a wild goat species, is a distinct species from the Siberian Ibex. Himalayan Ibex The Himalayan Ibex is a wild goat species found in India and Pakistan in the Western Himalayan region. They are mainly found in high elevation habitats (3,800m and above) such as those in Jammu ..

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Saranda Mining Ban

The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change constituted a committee to reassess the ban imposed on mining in the Saranda region of Jharkhand. Saranda Forests The Saranda Forest is the largest Sal forest in Asia. It extends across the hilly region of Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. The Rivers Koina and Karo pass through ..

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Northeast States crowds list of states with most Dense Tree, Forest Cover

According to recent information provided by Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) to Parliament, Northeast crowds list of states with most dense tree and forest cover in the country. It was based on assessment of forest and tree cover are done by Forest Survey of India (FSI), whose findings are published in ..

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