Scorpaenospsis neglecta: Rare fish found in Gulf of Mannar

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The Researchers at the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute have found a rare fish from the Gulf of Mannar. The specimen was deposited at the National Marine Biodiversity Museum of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI). Notable Points The fish is locally called Scorpion Fish for its venomous tail. When …

Soon Western Ghats to be declared Ecologically Sensitive Area 

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On May 21, 2020, the Union Minister Prakash Javadekar interacted with the Chief Ministers of the State Governments through video conference. The meeting held discussions relating to notification of declaring Western Ghats as Ecologically Sensitive Area. Notable Points The states that participated in the video conference include Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, …