Day May 12, 2021

Animal corridors in Kaziranga

• The authorities in Assam’s Golaghat and Nagaon districts have begun probing cases of clearance of forest land, digging and construction activities on at least three animal corridors within the eco-sensitive zone of the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve.…

Pangolins

• Indian Researchers have sequenced 624 pangolin scales, thereby categorising the Indian and Chinese pangolins. About: • Pangolins, despite being listed in Schedule I of Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 continue to be the world’s most trafficked mammal. • The primary…

Green Urja Award

• Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. IREDA has been conferred with “Green Urja Award” for being the Leading Public Institution in Financing Institution for Renewable Energy this year by Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC). About: • Indian Renewable Energy…