Wildlife Current Affairs, GK & News
The International Union for Conservation of Nature recently released a report called the “Nature in a Globalised World: Conflict and Conservation”. The report focuses on complex relationships between nature and armed conflict. The main objective of the report was to bring nature conservation into the mainstream of economic and political decision making. The report has ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
The world is observing and celebrating the World Wildlife Day 2021 on March 3, 2021. The day is being celebrated under the Theme- Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet. This theme was decided by United Nations. Significance of the day The day is celebrated in order to raise awareness with respect to the issue ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
S. Theodore Baskaran who is a writer, a historian, a naturalist and an activist has won the Sanctuary Lifetime Service Award, 2020. The award was instituted by the Sanctuary Nature Foundation. Why he won the award? Theodore Baskaran was chosen for the award in the light of his dedication to the wildlife conservation. He won ..
A bird festival is to be organised at Mahananda wildlife Sanctuary in West Bengal. The festival is first of its kind. It is to be organised by Darjeeling Wildlife Division. The Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary has been identified as an Important Bird and Biodiversity Area. Important Bird Area An Important Bird and Biodiversity Area is identified ..
Every year National Wildlife Week is celebrated in India between October 2nd and October 8th. It is being celebrated since 1954. The main objective of celebrating the day is to save the lives of Indian animals by taking critical steps. The week is celebrated under the following theme Theme: RoaR (Roar and Revive) – Exploring ..
Topics: Biodiversity • Biodiversity hotspot • national wildlife week • United Nations Development Programme • United Nations Environment Programme • Wildlife • Wildlife Act • Wildlife conservation • Wildlife law
China is now claiming the Sakteng wildlife sanctuary in Eastern Bhutan to be part of its territory. What is the issue? The boundary between China and Bhutan has never been demarcated. For a long time, the countries have disputes over central, eastern and western sectors. China has recently been attempting to stop the funding for ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020