PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: The Malabar Civet (Kannan chandu Mangala kutri, Bal kutri and Dodda punugina) and International Organization for Migration (IOM)

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018 The Malabar Civet (Kannan chandu Mangala kutri, Bal kutri and Dodda punugina) and International Organization for Migration (IOM) The Malabar Civet  (Kannan chandu Mangala kutri, Bal kutri and Dodda punugina) Critically Endangered — IUCN Schedule I, part I of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 CITES Appendix III (India). One of the …

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: White-bellied Heron and Asia–Europe Meeting (ASEM)

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018 White-bellied Heron and Asia–Europe Meeting (ASEM) White-bellied Heron Critically Endangered – IUCN extremely rare bird Habitat recorded from small or large rivers, usually with sand or gravel bars and marshes/lakes near wet grasslands range — eastern Himalayan foothills in Bhutan and north-east India to the hills of Bangladesh, north Myanmar and India …

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: Hoolock gibbons and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018 Hoolock gibbons and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Hoolock gibbons primate species of genus Hoolock Endangered — IUCN CITES Appendix I schedule I of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act of 1972 State Animal of Arunachal Pradesh   Habitat Primarily forest dweller inhabits tropical evergreen rainforests, tropical evergreen and semi-evergreen …

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: Hawksbill Turtle and United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA)

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018 Hawksbill Turtle and United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) Hawksbill Turtle critically endangered — IUCN Maturation is slow and is estimated between 25 – 40 years   Habitat Hawksbills nest on insular and mainland sandy beaches throughout the tropics and subtropics   Range species is migratory in nature …

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: Green sea turtle (green turtle, black (sea) turtle or Pacific green turtle) and UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018 Green sea turtle (green turtle, black (sea) turtle or Pacific green turtle) and UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Green sea turtle (green turtle, black (sea) turtle or Pacific green turtle) endangered — IUCN only species in the genus Chelonia name — green fat found beneath its carapace   Habitat They lay …