Earth Overshoot Day 2018 falls on August 1

UPSC Mains General Studies Paper III Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment Earth Overshoot Day 2018 to fall on 1st August Earth Overshoot Day will fall on August 1 this year This is the earliest date since ecological overshoot began in early 1970s. This year the overshoot dayRead More

National Moth Week to be observed from July 21 to July 29

India is observing National Moth Week from July 21 to July 29 The National Moth Week encourages people to observe and document moths in backyards and neighbourhoods. India is among the 40 countries in which citizen scientists and enthusiasts will be documenting insects What is the main aim of NationalRead More

Daily Current Affairs for UPSC – 25th Feb 2016

Daily Current Affairs For UPSC Civil Services. News analysis – 25 February 2016   India is the world’s largest arms importer for 2011-2015 India accounted for 14% of the global arms imports in the 2011-2015 time-frame, as revealed by a report on international arms transfers released by a global think-tank, Stockholm InternationalRead More

Environment/Ecology topics for UPSC 2015

Environment/Ecology topics for UPSC 2015: RhoDIS: RhoDIS (Rhino DNA Indexing System). This system is developed in South Africa and is in use in various african nations. Assam government is considering introducing RhoDIS (Rhino DNA Indexing System), a DNA-based forensic tool to probe and prosecute suspects involved cases of rhino poaching.Read More

Tiger Reserves in India – Environment/Ecology notes

Tiger Reserves in India- Environment/Ecology notes for UPSC,SSC etc. (As on 1st January 2015): Assam Kaziranga Tiger Reserve Manas Tiger Reserve Nameri Tiger Reserve Arunachal Pradesh Namdapha Tiger Reserve Pakhui Tiger Reserve Andhra Pradesh Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve Bihar Valmiki Tiger Reserve Chhattisgarh Achanakmar Tiger Reserve Indravati Tiger Reserves Udanti &Read More