REDD+

Topics covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   REDD+   What to study? For Prelims: REDD+ related facts. For Mains: Significance and the need for National REDD+ strategy, performance of REDD+.   Context: The Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) programme …

H1N1

Topics covered: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life. Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.   H1N1   What to study? For Prelims: Overview of H1N1. For Mains: Spread, causes, symptoms and prevention.   Context: In India, the past decade saw as …