Red Panda Current Affairs, GK & News

TRAFFIC and SAWEN

TRAFFIC recently released a report on the status of conservation of Red Panda. It recommended use of platforms like SAWEN for conservation efforts. TRAFFIC TRAFFIC is ‘Wildlife Trade Monitoring Network’. It is an international non-governmental body concerned with sustainable trade in wildlife- both animals and plants. It performs 2 functions: green stream work (promotion of ..

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Red Panda

Researchers recently confirmed that the red panda is actually 2 different species using genetic data. This increases the imperative for conservation efforts. Distribution: The red panda is an endangered species of arboreal mammal. It is found in the Himalayan region and in south-western China. Its range countries include India, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, Myanmar and China. ..

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Red Panda Species are two separate species

On February 29, 2020, the Chinese Academy of Sciences have discovered that the red panda species are actually two separate species. Earlier, both the Himalayan red pandas and the Chinese red Pandas were together considered as red panda species. However, the DNA analysis says that they are two separate species. Habitats Chinese Red Panda are ..

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NBWL adds 4 species in Recovery Programme for Critically Endangered Species

The standing committee of National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has recently added four species- Northern River Terrapin, Clouded Leopard, Arabian Sea Humpback Whale and Red Panda into Centre’s Recovery Programme for Critically Endangered Species. They were added on the recommendation by Wildlife Division of Ministry of Environment and Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC). Key Facts Norther ..

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