Biodiversity & Conservation:
Recently, the Odisha government has approved an Integrated Management Plan for the conservation of biodiversity of two lakes in the State. Name of the lakes are given as follow:
- Chilika Lake
- Ansupa Lake
- Pata Lake
- Kanjia Lake
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Recently, the discovery of a lesser known plant species in Andaman Islands could help scientists reconstruct the continental connection of the insular island region in the Bay of Bengal with peninsular India and Sri Lanka in the remote past. What is the name of the plant species discovered?
Recently, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has launched a project for undertaking Immunocontraceptive Project for population management of wild animals. Consider the following statements regarding the project:
- The project includes four species of wild animals, viz. Elephant, Wild boar, Monkeys and Hog Deer.
- It will begin in Assam and then implemented in rest of the country.
- The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) and the National Institute of Immunology (NII) will develop a protocol of immunocontraception.
- It is technology that uses a female animal’s immune system to build a protein around the egg that prevents it from fertilising.