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Burmagomphus Chaukulensis : Rare Dragonfly

Burmagomphus Chaukulensis : Rare Dragonfly A rare dragonfly, Burmagomphus chaukulensis was spotted in Kerala. Earlier, a new species of dragonfly ‘Platygomphus benritarum’ was discovered in Assam. This is a dragonfly of genus Burmagomphus, which is represented by three species – B. Cauvericus, B. Pyramidalis and B. Laidlawi. While B. laidlawi is found throughout the Western […]

Ban On Single-Use Plastic

Ban On Single-Use Plastic: The Centre has defined a list of single-use plastic items that will be banned from 1st July 2022. The manufacture, import, stocking, distribution, sale and use of notified single-use plastic, including polystyrene and expanded polystyrene, commodities shall be prohibited with effect from the 1st July, 2022. It refers to plastic items […]

Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: A group of environmental scientists, ecologists and policy experts have posited that the draft of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework fails to account for the totality of chemical pollutants that threaten ecosystems globally. Post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: It is a new framework that will guide actions worldwide through 2030, to […]