Western Ghats Current Affairs, GK & News
The researchers from Anna University, IISER Kolkata and Max Planck Institute of Germany have found that the population of stone age lived in a different landscape in Thar desert. Highlights The researchers have found a lost river in the central Thar desert. The river had supported human population in the region over 172 thousand years ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
On May 21, 2020, the Union Minister Prakash Javadekar interacted with the Chief Ministers of the State Governments through video conference. The meeting held discussions relating to notification of declaring Western Ghats as Ecologically Sensitive Area. Highlights The states that participated in the video conference include Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Goa, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat. The ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: Environment Current Affairs
A huge crack developing on the eastern side of the Ambukuthi Hills has led to concerns for the Edakkal Caves which are situated on it. About the Caves The Edakkal Caves are located on the Ambukuthi Hills (a part of the Western Ghats) on the Mysore Plateau, in Wayanad district of Kerala. It is located ..
The centre recently made clarifications about the upcoming INO project in Tamil Nadu in response to questions in Rajya Sabha. The INO project, which is being planned in Theni of Tamil Nadu, is a proposed research facility to be constructed close to the Western Ghats. Its vicinity to the Ghats region had led to concerns ..
Topics: India-based Neutrino Observatory • Ino • Neutrino • Physical sciences • Physics • Physics beyond the Standard Model • States and union territories of India • Tamil Nadu • Theni • Western Ghats
The three-day survey that ended in the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS) on 11 Nov emphaised that Western Ghats is still home to a kaleidoscope of butterflies. Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is an animal sanctuary in Kerala. The survey was done jointly by the Forest and Wildlife Department in association with the Ferns Nature Conservation Society (FNCS). ..
Topics: Districts of India • Geography of Coimbatore • Geography of Kerala • Lantana • Mikania • Protected areas of Kerala • South Western Ghats montane rain forests • States and union territories of India • Sultan Bathery • Wayanad district • Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary • Western Ghats