An Overlook into Coral Bleaching

An Overlook into Coral Bleaching Context: • The management authority of the world’s largest coral reef system, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, confirmed on March 25 that the reef is experiencing a mass coral bleaching event. • This is the sixth time that the coral reef […]

An Overlook into the Afforestation Practices

An Overlook into the Afforestation Practices Context: • The countries all over the world have been encouraging in planting trees and other planting campaign for many years. • Recently even the Government of India through the National Afforestation and Eco Development Board, launched an ambitious […]

Seaweed Cultivation

Seaweed Cultivation Context: • The Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India has been focusing on progressive growth of the seaweed sector. • In this regard, financial assistances provided for culture rafts and monoline/tube nets along with inputs at […]

Climate Financing

Climate Financing     Context:   Grants released under NAFCC fell from Rs 115.36 crore in 2017-18 to Rs 42.94 crore in 2020-21, and Rs 27.76 crore (till December 2021) in the current year.   About: Climate finance refers to local, national or transnational financing—drawn […]

Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef   Context:   Australian Government launched a USD 700 million package for protecting the Great Barrier Reef, in a hope of preventing vast network of corals from being removed from World Heritage list of UNESCOS’. The Plan will help in avoid the […]