The two-week-long wildfire that hit the Dzukou valley was doused on 12th January 2021 with efforts from NDRF and IAF. Take a look at the details of Dzukou valley, the wildfire causes and its impact here.
A Statement on Climate of India during 2020 has been issued by the Climate Research and Services (CRS) of the India Meteorological Department (IMD). It is mentioned that the year 2020 was the eighth warmest year on record since 1901. Let us have a look in detail at the State of the Climate Report 2020.
Ramsar Wetland Convention is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands. Here is a quiz of 10 questions based on it with explanations and answers. Check your knowledge for UPSC Civil Services Exam and other exams for this topic here. Check it out below
In this article, we have given a short note on the economic importance of the Algae along with their typology and classification, which is very useful for competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways, etc.
Mount Everest has a new revised registered height now. China and Nepal jointly announced its new height in a virtual ceremony. Know why Mount Everest's height changes, measurement methods followed since ages and more here