Forest Fires:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Conservation related issues.   Context: Forest fires in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh have scorched numerous hectares of greenery.   How’s the situation? In April, Himachal reported about 750 forest fires, while Uttarakhand reported more than 1,500.   Why are Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh vulnerable to forest Fires? Except for periods …

Forest fires in the spring and their frequency throughout this year

Topics Covered: Disaster management. Forest fires in the spring and their frequency throughout this year: Context: Since the start of 2021, there has been a series of forest fires in Himachal Pradesh, Nagaland-Manipur border, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, and Gujarat, including in wildlife sanctuaries. April-May is the season when forest fires take place in various parts of …