Zambia’s Kafue National Park (KNP) is witnessing a remarkable resurgence in its lion and leopard populations, according to a recent report by Panthera, a global wild cat conservation organization, and its partners. After decades of poaching, the efforts to protect ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2023
Eravikulam National Park (ENP) is a 97 km2 national park located in the Idukki and Ernakulam districts of Kerala. Established in 1978, it is the first national park in the state. Administered by the Kerala Department of Forests and Wildlife, ..
Category: Places in News Current Affairs
A new species of bush tomato, christened Garrarnawun bush tomato (Solanum scalarium), was discovered in Australia recently. About the genus Solanum Genus Solanum has around 1,400 accepted species that are distributed across the world. The species belonging to this genus ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
A report titled “Who is Financing Fossil Fuel Expansion in Africa?” was released recently by a German non-profit Urgewald. About Okavango delta The Okavango delta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a vast inland river delta in the northern part ..
New species of tardigrade named Macrobiotus naginae was discovered by researchers at Finland’s Rokua National Park. What are tardigrades? Tardigrades are tiny and highly resilient creatures that are capable of withstanding a variety of threats, including those that are capable ..
Khosta-2 variant of coronavirus found in Russian bats in Sochi National Park. Key facts A team of American researchers have found the Khosta-2 in Russian bats. The zoonotic virus is capable of infecting humans. This is unlike the Khosta-1, which ..