'Environment' being one of the favourite areas for UPSC, it is necessary to analyse the details of recent hot topics or controversies. Gadgil report and Kasturirangan report related with the Western Ghats hence deserves much attention for UPSC Prelims, Mains and Interview. This post is longer … [Read more...] about Gadgil Report and Kasturirangan Report on Western Ghats
Urban Heat Islands (UHI) are significantly warmer urban areas than its surrounding rural areas due to human activities. Urban Heat Island is a major problem associated with rapid urbanisation. The temperature increase is attributed to deforestation and the construction materials adopted for city … [Read more...] about Urban Heat Islands
There is an imminent threat of Climate Change, due to greenhouse gas emissions and no nation can sit back without taking action. At the UNCED, the UNFCCC treaty was signed and India was also a party. India's plan to deal with climatic change is titled "National Action Plan on Climate … [Read more...] about How India Plans To Deal With Change In Climate?
Bio-Diversity Hot-spots, World Heritage Sites, Biosphere Reserves, National Parks, Wild Life Sanctuaries, Botanical Gardens : these related but confusing terms which denote areas, where environment and wildlife are protected, are important of UPSC Civil Services Prelims, Mains and Interview. Every … [Read more...] about Hotspots – World Heritage Sites – Biosphere Reserves – National Parks – Sanctuaries – Tiger Reserves
The environment is a term that is widely discussed all over the world, and UPSC question papers year after year are proving that Environment and related areas are a must-know for every Civil Services aspirant. Questions from Environment touch areas of basic understanding as well as hot topics of … [Read more...] about How To Study Environment For IAS Exam?
The topic 'environment' is a major section in Civil Services Prelims Paper since 2011 and many varieties of questions are asked from this topic. As per the UPSC syllabus, General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialisation is … [Read more...] about 5 Books to Study Environment for IAS Prelims Exam