Sunderbans Current Affairs, GK & News

WII Report on Sunderbans Tigers

Wildlife Institute of India (WII) was entrusted to prepare a report on the increasing cases on man-animal conflict. In this regard WII released a preliminary report, which is based on the recent tiger census. Findings of the preliminary report The density of tigers in the Sunderbans of West Bengal may have reached its carrying capacity. ..

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India’s State of Forest Report 2021

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently released the State of Forest Report 2021. It is called the ISFR, 2021. The report says that there has been a continuous growth of forest cover in India. The current forest cover of India is 7,13,789 square kilometres. Increase in Forest Cover In the last two ..

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14 Tiger Reserves in India have accreditation of Global Conservation Standards

India’s 14 Tiger Reserves have received the Global Conservation Assured | Tiger Standards (CA|TS) accreditation. The 14 tiger reserves are Orang, Manas and Kaziranga in Assam Kanha, Panna and Satpura in MP Pench in Maharashtra Valmiki Tiger Reserve in Bihar Dudhwa in UP Sunderbans in West Bengal Parambikulam in Kerala Bandipur Tiger Reserve of Karnataka ..

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ZSI: Sunderbans is home to 428 species of birds

The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) recently published the “Birds of the Sundarban Biosphere Reserve” in which ZSI highlighted that the Indian Sunderbans is home to 428 species of birds. About Indian Sunderbans It is a mangrove area in the Delta formed by the rivers Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna in the Bay of Bengal. It ..

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“Ganga Amantran Abhiyan” organized by National Mission for Clean Ganga

On March 14, 2020, the National Mission for Clean Ganga organized “Ganga Amantran Abhiyan” (GAA). The GAA is an open-water rafting and kayaking expedition in Ganga river. Highlights The expedition is conducted between Devprayag and Ganga Sagar. Devprayag is the place where two rivers Alakananda and Bhagirathi meet to form the mighty Ganges. Ganga Sagar ..

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Matla Abhiyan: Coastal Security Exercise conducted by Indian Navy

The Indian Navy recently launched a unique coastal security exercise in Kolkata. The exercise was conducted to create awareness about the coastal security to the local community. Highlights The Indian Navy conducted the Coastal Security Exercise, Malta Abhiyan in the Sunderbans region and the exercise is unique of its kind. Two naval boats were flagged ..

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