Eco-Sensitive Zones

Source: TH  Context: The Supreme Court of India has modified its earlier judgment that mandated a minimum one-kilometre eco-sensitive zone around protected forests, national parks, and wildlife sanctuaries across the country.   Changed Order:   Why SC changed its 2022 order? The earlier order had affected hundreds of villages in the peripheries of forests, The …

[MISSION 2022] Insights SECURE 2022 : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 8 April 2022

  Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  MISSION – 2022: YEARLONG TIMETABLE Join IPM 4.0 to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday   General Studies – 1   Topic:  geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and …

Highlighting the various threats to Eco-Sensitive Zones (ESZ), discuss its role in conservation of endangered floral and faunal species in its natural habitat. (250 words)

Topic:  geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.   1.  Highlighting the various threats to Eco-Sensitive Zones (ESZ), discuss its role in conservation of endangered floral and faunal species in its natural habitat. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate …

Eco-sensitive zone of the Deepar Beel Wildlife Sanctuary notified:

GS Paper 3 Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   Context: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has notified the eco-sensitive zone of the Deepar Beel Wildlife Sanctuary on the south-western edge of Guwahati. The notification specified an area “to an extent varying from 294 metres to 16.32 km” as the …