UPSC News | Environment and Biodiversity (EnB)

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Environment and Biodiversity (EnB)

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A consortium of 12 British and Indian universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, has received a 7-million-pound grant from the UK government to build five self-sufficient solar-powered buildings in [...]

Over the past two years, the country’s coal use has increased by an average of just 2.2%, a sharp fall from the previous 10 years when average annual growth was over 6%. The findings were published by [...]

In a significant order seeking a fundamental change in strategy in cleaning the river Ganga, the National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed that 100 meters from the edge of Ganga between Haridwar in [...]

Interlinking entails diverting surplus river water through a network of canals to drier areas. While the idea to link India's rivers was first mooted in the 1970s, plans to join up more than two [...]

The Centre has planned an extensive water conservation programme for drought prone areas of Bundelkhand (Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh), Marathwada (Maharashtra) and Kalahandi, Bolangir and Koraput [...]

The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC), which takes a call on diversion of forests for any major development project - on Tuesday agreed in principle to give a green signal to the Centre's ambitious [...]

The World Bank has approved $175 million for India’s National Hydrology Project which will strengthen the capacity of existing institutions to assess the water situation and equip them with real-time [...]

Biodiversity is the foundation for life and for essential services provided by ecosystems and governments are recognizing the importance of biodiversity not only for conservation but also for a sustai [...]

In a major direction to preserve ecologically crucial wetlands threatened by encroachment in many parts of the country, the Supreme Court directed the Centre on Wednesday to frame a policy to protect [...]

The Union Cabinet - India's highest decision making body - on Tuesday gave its approval to ratify the second commitment period (2013-2020) of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol on containing the emission of [...]

Wildlife experts have raised concerns over the disturbance to wildlife from official safaris at Nagarhole National Park with drivers provoking animals to please tourists. [...]

The humble straw might have just triggered the first fight in the battle against plastic [...]

With the spirit that has infused the Narmada movement for 32 years, the mood at Chikhalda is defiant [...]

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