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Biodiversity & Conservation :

18th Conference Of Parties Of CITES

  • The 18th Conference of the Parties (CoP18) of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) was held between 17-28 August in Geneva, Switzerland.

Echidna

Why is it in News?

Scientists at CSIR-CCMB have isolated protein from Echidna that can serve as an alternative to antibiotics used in livestock.


Komodo Dragon

Why is it in News?

Indonesia has decided to shut down the Islands which is inhabited by Komodo Dragons in order to fix the problems created by mass tourism and smuggling.


3D Printed Artificial Reef

Why is it in News?

Scientists are studying the pros and cons of the world’s largest 3D Printed Artificial Reef in Maldives.


Pangolin

Why is it in News?

The third Saturday of February (16th February this year) is celebrated as the World Pangolin Day.


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