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UN agreement to protect marine life

Context: Members of United Nations adopted the first ever treaty to protect marine life in the high seas. UN High Seas Treaty: Focus areas under High Seas Treaty: 

Protection of the ecology of western ghats

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Environment Ministry to file its counter-affidavit to a petition filed by a minor, M. Kaviya, a resident of Nilgiris, seeking judicial intervention to protect the Western Ghats from destruction. Several environmental activists and NGOs such as the […]

Eurasian Otters

A trio of scientists from the University of Jammu’s Institute of Mountain Environment (IME) at Bhaderwah camera­ trapped three Eurasian otters – two adults and one sub­adult – in the Neeru stream of the Chenab catchment in Jammu & Kashmir. Key Facts regarding Eurasian Otter: Global distribution of Eurasian Otter Note: Neeru is a 30­km perennial stream that originates in the Kailash Lake at 3,900 metres above mean sea level and drains into the Chenab at Pul­Doda. The Gupt Ganga temple (The historic Shiv […]

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