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New initiative to help guide the world’s heaviest greenhouse gas emitting industries toward the low-carbon economy

1. A new initiative was launched on 23rd September at the UN Climate Action Summit to help guide the world’s heaviest greenhouse gas emitting industries toward the low-carbon economy. 2. India and Sweden together with Argentina, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland,… Continue Reading →

Tiger Census

Status of Tiger Population in India 1. India has 2,967 tigers, a third more than in 2014, according to results of a tiger census 2. This gargantuan exercise is been conducted once in four years. 3. Madhya Pradesh saw the… Continue Reading →

Global Organisation: International Whaling Commission (IWC)

Why in News: 1. Recently Japan is considering pulling out of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) after commission rejected its bid to return to commercial whaling in Brazil. 2. Ant-whaling nations led by Australia, the European Union and the US… Continue Reading →

Current Affairs for OAS Prelims 2018: Environment & Ecology- September 2018

1. Snow Leopard Spotted in Himachal Pradesh Sanctuary: A snow leopard was spotted at a height of about 4,000 metres in Lippa-Asra wildlife sanctuary in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. The rare sighting was captured by a camera-trap installed by… Continue Reading →

Current Affairs for OAS Prelims 2018: Environment & Ecology- August 2018

1. Khangchenzonga Biosphere Reserve enters UNESCO List: The Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve (KBR) of Sikkim, the highest biosphere reserve in the country that includes the third highest mountain peak in the world, Kanchenjunga (8,586 m), has been included in the UNESCO’s… Continue Reading →

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