Page-20 of GS-III: Conservation Environmental Pollution Degradation

How the community participation has aided in reviving the lost glory of Manas National Park?

Manas National park (MNP) is a conservation hub. It is a a national park, UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, a Project Tiger reserve, an elephant reserve and a biosphere reserve. Devastation of Manas MNP is a home of several rare and endangered species such as tigers, rhinos, ..

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Why most measures taken to tackle pollution (in NCR) are episodic rather than strategic responses?

Delhi is one of the most polluted cities in the world. To address this crisis there is a need of a strong policy support. Measures taken to address the pollution crisis Regulating the use of firecrackers. Odd-even restrictions. SC ban ..

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What are the key findings of the special report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has published a special report on the implications of a 1.5 degrees C rise in average global temperature. Key Findings of the Report Climate change from human-induced causes is already taking place and ..

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What are major differences between the Bharat stage IV and Bharat stage VI? What would be possible impacts of SC verdict on upgrading to BSVI norms?

The Bharat Stage norms are standards set by the government to regulate emission of air pollutants from motor vehicles. The norms set the limit for the release of air pollutants such as nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, particulate matter (PM) and ..

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Dangers of untreated sludge to Ganga

A study done by the centre of science and environment iterates the need on why the government must go far ahead than just constructing toilets to ensure sanitation and hygiene. The study states that if more toilets and septic tanks ..

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Discuss the major policy loopholes in effective Urban Solid Waste Management in India. Suggest measures to address these loopholes.

World Bank calls India’s urbanisation process as messy. Improper solid waste management had immensely contributed in making the process of urbanisation messy. Loopholes in Urban solid waste management Capacity of Urban local bodies (ULBs): The ULBs which are the focal ..

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