Page-28 of GS-III: Conservation Environmental Pollution Degradation
Indian fertilizer industry is growing day by day. Enumerate the environmental concerns related with the growth of this sector in India.
The fertilizer industry has been classified under the ï¿½red categoryï¿½ of polluting sectors by the Central Pollution Control Board .It causes following environmental concerns: ï¿½Water pollution: The discharge of untreated or partially treated industrial waste water is the main source ..
What are the key highlights of the State of Indiaï¿½s Environment 2019? Discuss the concerns raised and measures required to be done.
The State of Indiaï¿½s Environment 2019 is an exclusive data-driven analysis of major developmental and environmental sectors. SoE 2019 is an annual quantified statement of environmental statistics and analysis. ï¿½Key Highlights: State of air: 5 per cent of all deaths ..
There is an urgent need to protect forest rights in India right now. Enumerate some of the steps that should be taken to protect Forest rights.
The forest rights guaranteed under the Scheduled Tribe and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 needs to be protected. The following interventions can ensure rights of the millions of people dwelling in the forest areas: Focus ..
While enumerating main characteristics of CFC-11, explain the current issues and controversies around it.
CFC-11 is known as trichlorofluoromethane and is one of the many chloroflurocarbon chemicals that were developed as refrigerants. Characteristics of CFC 11: When CFCs break down in the atmosphere, they release chlorine atoms that are able to rapidly destroy the ..
What do you know about White Throated Rails and Crested ibises? Explain in detail with their present status.
The white-throated rail is the only flightless bird known in the Indian Ocean area. Features of White Throated Rails The white-throated rail is a chicken-sized bird. It is indigenous to Madagascar. In the absence of predators on the island the ..
The government of India had made an election promise that it will ensure speed and effectiveness for issuing environmental clearances. Why do you think that project nods for such green belts need more scrutiny?
Many corporate houses are seeking clearances for conducting business in conflict zones or the ones which are prone to conflict. The government during electioneering had promised to ensure speed in the issuance of forest clearances for all the eligible projects. ..