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1. Comment on any eight of the following in about 50 words each:
a) International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
b) ZSN and IUCN released data of hundred species fearing extinction
c) Jal Satyagrah in Khandawa district of Madhya Pradesh named Jal Satyagraha
d) Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions increased by Three Percent in 2011
e) UNESCO inscribes Western Ghats Mountain Chain on the List of World Heritage Sites
f) Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development concluded in Rio de Janeiro
g) IUCN released Red List of Threatened Species for Year 2012
h) The Environmental Sustainable Index (ESI) 2011 appraised five northeastern states and Himachal Pradesh as the most environmentally sustainable states in the country.
i) World Environment Day 2012
j) Climate Change triggered the Collapse of Harappan Civilization
2. Why each of the following been in the news recently? (each answer in a sentence or two only);
a) Karakoram Glaciers
b) Western Ghats Mountain Chain
c) Srikakulam Thermal Power Plant
d) Fejervarya Sengupti
e) Indian Black Eagle
f) the Miller’s grizzled langur
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