National Parks Current Affairs, GK & News

What are Eco-Bridges or Eco-ducts?

Context in Current Affairs: The Ramnagar Forest Division in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand built the first eco-bridges for smaller mammals and reptiles. What are Eco-Bridges? The Eco-Bridges or Eco-Ducts are constructed to enhance the wildlife connectivity that are usually disrupted due to logging or highways. It includes concrete underpasses, canopy bridges or overpass tunnels, ..

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India’s first five animal bridges: Key Facts

India is to see the first five animal overpasses on the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway. The expressway is under construction. Highlights The animal bridges were planned to avoid disturbances to Ranthambore Wildlife Corridor that connects Mukundra and Ranthambhore Wildlife Sanctuaries. The plan of the animal bridges have been approved by the Central Wildlife Board. The Rajasthan Government ..

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Maharashtra Government Sets Up Committee for Tourism in Forest Reserves of the State

The Maharashtra government is to set up a committee to suggest measures to increase the number of visitors to the state’s forest reserves areas. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Aaditya Thackeray, the state’s Tourism Minister on Saturday, 18th January 2020. During the meeting, it was decided that the to strengthen the ..

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Short Note : Sonitpur district, Assam

The Sonitpur district is the second largest (area wise) and the third most populous district in Assam. The district headquarters of the Sonitpur district is located in Tezpur. It is known for its immense flora and fauna reserves and is home to multiple national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. Nameri National Park The Nameri National Park ..

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