Mangroves

  Source: LM Mangroves make up only about 0.15% of India’s land area but provide numerous benefits to coastal communities over its vast coastline (spanning 7516km)   Benefits of Mangroves for India:   Government initiatives:   Amrit Dharohar: Objective: Revive and conserve wetlands, enhance biodiversity, eco-tourism, and livelihoods of local communities. Approach: Optimal utilization of …

Why have mangroves got a Budget push?

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Environment – Unique Ecosystem, Geography   Source: The Hindu  Context: The Union Budget for 2023-24 announced an initiative for mangrove plantation along the coastline and on saltpan lands, under MISHTI (Mangrove Initiative for Shoreline Habitats & Tangible Incomes).    About Mangroves: Mangroves are salt-tolerant plant communities found in tropical and subtropical intertidal regions. They are …

Mangrove swamps protect coastal areas from erosion, storm surge, and tsunamis. Mangroves in India are getting ecologically fragile and climatically vulnerable. Analyse.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 6. Mangrove swamps protect coastal areas from erosion, storm surge, and tsunamis. Mangroves in India are getting ecologically fragile and climatically vulnerable. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies …

Mangrove swamps protect coastal areas from erosion, storm surge, and tsunamis. Mangroves in India are getting ecologically fragile and climatically vulnerable. Comment.

Topic: geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. 1. Mangrove swamps protect coastal areas from erosion, storm surge, and tsunamis. Mangroves in India are getting ecologically fragile and climatically vulnerable. Comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Class-XI …

Mangrove swamps protect coastal areas from erosion, storm surge, and tsunamis. Mangroves in India are getting ecologically fragile and climatically vulnerable. Comment.

Topic: geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. 2. Mangrove swamps protect coastal areas from erosion, storm surge, and tsunamis. Mangroves in India are getting ecologically fragile and climatically vulnerable. Comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Class-XI …

Mangrove swamps protect coastal areas from erosion, storm surge, and tsunamis. Mangroves in India are getting ecologically fragile and climatically vulnerable. Comment.

Topic: geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. 1. Mangrove swamps protect coastal areas from erosion, storm surge, and tsunamis. Mangroves in India are getting ecologically fragile and climatically vulnerable. Comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Class-XI …