Land Degradation and Land Management Policy

GS Paper 3   Syllabus: Environment Conservation   Context: An urgent need exists for a comprehensive land management policy, considering land’s critical role in ecological, economic, social, and cultural aspects. India, with a small geographical area but a large population, faces numerous land management issues, including the degradation of around 30% of its total land. …

Global Land Outlook report

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Environment, conservation   Source: TH   Context: According to the 2nd edition of the Global Land Outlook (GLO) report, humans have breached four out of nine planetary boundaries.   GLO: It is a United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification’s (UNCCD) flagship publication, whose 1st edition was launched in 2017 at the …

Let the Land Heal- reducing Chemical Fertilizers

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Agriculture   Source: Indian Express Direction: This was an opinion article in The Indian Express, the author gave few suggestions on how to reduce chemical fertilizers. You can note down these points and present them as suggestions/ way forward in your answer. Context: Pests and diseases have developed resistance to the …