UNESCO World Heritage
The Kaas Plateau, nestled in Maharashtra, has gained recognition for its unique environmental characteristics and cultural significance. A recent study conducted by the Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), Pune, sheds light on significant shifts in the Indian Summer Monsoons, providing valuable ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2023
Category: Places in News Current Affairs
Swiss bank Credit Suisse has bought Ecuadorian bonds worth $1.6 billion in a debt-for-nature swap. The deal will commit Ecuador to spending $18 million annually for the next 20 years on conservation in the Galapagos Islands, one of the world’s ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2023
Category: Environment Current Affairs
The UNESCO of the United Nations presents the tag of World Heritage in Danger. World Heritage Sites face several problems such as development in tourism, war, natural disasters, poaching, urbanization, and pollution. To protect the sites from catastrophic damages, UNESCO ..
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 ..
The Centre has approved the proposal to redevelop three major railway stations across India. Key facts The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Modi, has given a go-ahead for a proposal concerning the redevelopment of three major railway stations – ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
A living root bridge is suspension bridge across small streams. They are built using living plant roots. These root bridges are common in Meghalaya. They are hand made. They are built using rubber of fig trees. They are built by ..