UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice – Insights SECURE: 11 June 2024

The Insights IAS Secure Initiative for UPSC Mains Answer Writing practice enables you to practice daily answer writing, enhancing your skills and boosting your scores with regular feedback, expert tips, and strategies. Let consistency be the hallmark of your preparation and utilize UPSC Mains Answer Writing practice initiative wisely   Click on EACH question to post/upload …

Deforestation is continuing unabated and it needs a comprehensive strategy integrating sustainable economic and technological measures to harmonize development and environmental protection. Examine.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 5. Deforestation is continuing unabated and it needs a comprehensive strategy integrating sustainable economic and technological measures to harmonize development and environmental protection. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Down to Earth , Insights  on India Why the question: Raising ambition, accelerating action: Towards enhanced Nationally …

UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice – Insights SECURE: 6 June 2024

The Insights IAS Secure Initiative for UPSC Mains Answer Writing practice enables you to practice daily answer writing, enhancing your skills and boosting your scores with regular feedback, expert tips, and strategies. Let consistency be the hallmark of your preparation and utilize UPSC Mains Answer Writing practice initiative wisely   Click on EACH question to post/upload …

The warming of oceans poses a significant threat to aquatic ecology, with far-reaching consequences for marine species, ecosystems, and human societies. Analyse.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 5. The warming of oceans poses a significant threat to aquatic ecology, with far-reaching consequences for marine species, ecosystems, and human societies. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Down to Earth , Insights on India Why the question: UNESCO’s State of Ocean Report highlights key knowledge …

UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice – Insights SECURE : 31 May 2024

Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  MISSION – 2023: YEARLONG TIMETABLE Join IPM 4.0 to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday   General Studies – 1   Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial …

The Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework represents a critical step towards reversing the global biodiversity crisis. However, its success hinges on overcoming significant challenges across the world. Discuss.

Topic:Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 5. The Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework represents a critical step towards reversing the global biodiversity crisis. However, its success hinges on overcoming significant challenges across the world. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Down to Earth , Insights on India Why the question: The fourth meeting of …

American bald eagle

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: IE  Context: The American bald eagle was removed from the endangered species list in 2007, marking a significant milestone in its conservation. The bird’s population has steadily increased since then, with a 2021 report stating that the number of bald eagles in the wild has quadrupled since 2009. The bald …

50 years of the Stockholm Conference

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Environmental Conservation-related issues.   Source: DTE  Context: “Stockholm+50: A healthy planet for the prosperity of all — our responsibility, our opportunity” was held in the year 2022 to mark the 50 years of the Stockholm Conference ( Report of United Nations Conference on the Human Environment).   About Stockholm Conference, 1972 This was …

As the human activities increased and development took place on a large scale, the wildlife and the ecosystems were affected by it. Analyse. Do you think that environmental objectives should be secondary to developmental objectives?

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 5. As the human activities increased and development took place on a large scale, the wildlife and the ecosystems were affected by it. Analyse. Do you think that environmental objectives should be secondary to developmental objectives?  (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu , Insights on …

The wildlife sanctuaries and national parks face serious threat of habitat loss and fragmentation due to developmental projects and encroachment. Analyse.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 6. The wildlife sanctuaries and national parks face serious threat of habitat loss and fragmentation due to developmental projects and encroachment. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy. Reference: Environment by Shankar Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper …

Wetlands play a critical role in maintaining many natural cycles and supporting a wide range of biodiversity. Elucidate.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 5. Wetlands play a critical role in maintaining many natural cycles and supporting a wide range of biodiversity. Elucidate. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 3 and …

We need to slow the flow of plastic at its source, but we also need to improve the way we manage our plastic waste. Examine.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 6. We need to slow the flow of plastic at its source, but we also need to improve the way we manage our plastic waste. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: The Hindu Why the question: The Environment Ministry has issued draft rules that mandate …

Stubble burning has been a major cause of air pollution and many efforts to tackle it have yielded mixed results. Examine the potential of bio-decomposers to address this issue.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 6. Stubble burning has been a major cause of air pollution and many efforts to tackle it have yielded mixed results. Examine the potential of bio-decomposers to address this issue. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the question: The Delhi government, in a …

There exist serious concerns about unsafe handling of used electronics and e-waste, in developing countries, that results in harm to human health and the environment. Analyse to what extent e-waste management rules, 2016 help in safe handling and disposing of e-wate.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 6. There exist serious concerns about unsafe handling of used electronics and e-waste, in developing countries, that results in harm to human health and the environment. Analyse to what extent e-waste management rules, 2016 help in safe handling and disposing of e-wate. (250 words) Difficulty level: …

Environment, Biodiversity Material for UPSC Civil Services Main Exam

UPSC Civil Services Mains syllabus actually has less topics on Environment. One should not study a whole book on environment for Mains (I recently mentioned a book on Facebook, but that is for Prelims). Fortunately, topics are clearly mentioned in the syllabus. They are: Conservation Environmental Pollution and Degradation Environmental Impact Assessment Disaster and Disaster …