India – Algeria: Maiden Navy Exercise

Maiden Navy Exercise: India-Algeria: The Indian and Algerian navies participated in a maiden naval exercise off the Algerian coast in a bid to increase maritime cooperation. The naval exercise with Algeria is crucial for India as it is strategically located in the Maghreb region (region of North Africa bordering the Mediterranean Sea) and is the […]

Deepor Beel: Assam

Deepor Beel In News :Assam: Degradation of Assam’s Deepor Beel due to anthropogenic forces Human activities which have caused this destruction– dumping of garbage, construction of roads and railways, construction of warehouses, tourism activities This degradation has caused death of elephants in railway accidents, fewer elephants visiting the wetland due to deteriorating quality of water […]

Irrawaddy Dolphin: Chilika Lake

Irrawaddy Dolphin Found Dead In Chilika Lake: Irrawaddy dolphin found dead in Chilika Lake. This is the 8th dolphin death in Odisha in 8 months. About Irrawaddy Dolphins Irrawaddy dolphins fall under Schedule I of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and mentioned in the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List […]