Current Affairs Question - 30 June 2022


Ecology & Environment

State Of The World’s Birds


Consider the following statements:

  1. Recently, 'The State of the World’s Birds', an annual review of environmental resources was published.
  2. Almost half of the 12,000 recognised extant species of birds are threatened owing to the expanding human footprint on the natural world and climate change.
  3. The study underlines birdwatching, a global pastime involving millions of people, as a form of avian conservation but warns of “local negative impacts” of bird feeding valued at $5-6 billion per year and growing by 4% annually.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are true?

A
1 and 2
B
2 and 3
C
1 and 3
D
All of the above

Ecology & Environment

Food And Agriculture Organization


Consider the following statements:

  1. Recently, the XV World Forestry Congress was co-organised by the Republic of Korea and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO).
  2. 141 participants at the Congress endorsed the Seoul Forest Declaration to convey the urgent need for action to achieve a green, healthy and resilient future with forests.
  3. This was the second congress held in Asia; Indonesia hosted the first Congress in Asia in 1978.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are true?

A
1 and 2
B
2 and 3
C
1 and 3
D
All of the above

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