Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) unravels remarkable Archaeological remains in Bandhavgarh Forest Reserve

Source: The post is based on the article “Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) unravels remarkable Archaeological remains in Bandhavgarh Forest Reserve” published in The Hindu on 28th September 2022 What is the News? Archaeological Survey of India(ASI) has discovered remarkable archaeological remains in Madhya Pradesh’s Bandhavgarh Forest Reserve. What has been discovered by ASI at… Continue reading Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) unravels remarkable Archaeological remains in Bandhavgarh Forest Reserve

How pollution, insects are threatening Taj Mahal, and what Supreme Court has said

Source: The post is based on the article “How pollution, insects are threatening Taj Mahal, and what Supreme Court has said” published in Indian Express on 29th September 2022. What is the News? The Supreme Court has directed the Agra Development Authority to stop all commercial activities within a 500-meter radius of the Taj Mahal,… Continue reading How pollution, insects are threatening Taj Mahal, and what Supreme Court has said

Ancient plant silphion known for curing many diseases probably still around: Expert

Source: The post is based on the article “Ancient plant silphion known for curing many diseases probably still around: Expert” published in Down To Earth on 29th September 2022. What is the News? According to a recent study, a Mediterranean medicinal plant named Silphion which mysteriously vanished 2,000 years ago may still be around.  What is… Continue reading Ancient plant silphion known for curing many diseases probably still around: Expert

Tourists witness the remarkable blooming of Neelakurinji flowers in Chikmagalur that happens once in 12 years

Source: The post is based on the article “Tourists witness the remarkable blooming of Neelakurinji flowers in Chikmagalur that happens once in 12 years” published in Indian Express on 29th September 2022 What is the News? The Neelakurinji flowers that blossom once in many years have turned the green patches of hill stations in Chikkamagaluru purple-blue.… Continue reading Tourists witness the remarkable blooming of Neelakurinji flowers in Chikmagalur that happens once in 12 years

White fly attack, untimely rains and drought; Rajasthan farmers stare at losses

Source: The post is based on the article “White fly attack, untimely rains and drought; Rajasthan farmers stare at losses” published in Down To Earth on 26th September 2022 What is the News? The number of white fly attack on cotton has been increasing in states like Punjab and Rajasthan. What is White Fly? Whitefly… Continue reading White fly attack, untimely rains and drought; Rajasthan farmers stare at losses

Why the famous Gir lion is hanging out by the beach

Source: The post is based on the article “Why the famous Gir lion is hanging out by the beach” published in TOI on 28th September 2022 What is the News? The coastal population of Asiatic lions in Gir, Gujarat has increased by 395% in 10 years. Asiatic Lion Population in Gujarat According to the 2020… Continue reading Why the famous Gir lion is hanging out by the beach

Broad-billed sandpiper spotted for the first time at Nanjarayan tank bird sanctuary

Source: The post is based on the article “Broad-billed sandpiper spotted for the first time at Nanjarayan tank bird sanctuary” published in The Hindu on 25th September 2022. What is the News? Broad-billed sandpiper (Calidris falcinellus) has been spotted for the first time at Nanjarayan tank bird sanctuary in Tamil Nadu. What is a Broad-billed… Continue reading Broad-billed sandpiper spotted for the first time at Nanjarayan tank bird sanctuary

The tomistoma does not usually attack humans but that is happening now; here is why

Source: The post is based on the article “The tomistoma does not usually attack humans but that is happening now; here is why” published in Down To Earth on 23rd September 2022 What is the News? Increasing human intrusion into the habitat of Tomistoma (a crocodile species) may be causing it to attack people in… Continue reading The tomistoma does not usually attack humans but that is happening now; here is why

The tiniest specks of plastic can enter the human food chain, finds study

Source: The post is based on the article “The tiniest specks of plastic can enter the human food chain, finds study” published in Indian Express on 22nd September 2022 What is the News? Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland have found that small pieces of plastic called nanoplastics can travel up the human food… Continue reading The tiniest specks of plastic can enter the human food chain, finds study

CSE releases roadmap for legacy waste management, dumpsite remediation

Source: The post is based on the article “CSE releases roadmap for legacy waste management, dumpsite remediation” published in The Print on 15th September 2022. What is the News? The Centre for Science and Environment(CSE) has released a roadmap for legacy waste management in a bid to support India’s garbage-free cities agenda. What is Legacy… Continue reading CSE releases roadmap for legacy waste management, dumpsite remediation