Forest fires in Uttarakhand

Forest fires in Uttarakhand: Absence of real-time air quality monitoring plagues Himalayas • Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh — both approximately the same size as National Capital Region (NCR) — do not have a single official real-time air quality monitor. NCR has over 80. • there is not a single real-time air quality monitoring station between Srinagar in Kashmir and Siliguri in West Bengal, that spans a distance of 1,500 km. Except one station in Srinagar set up earlier this year, there are no monitors in cities of Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Laddakh. World Sea Turtle Day 2021: Seven reasons why marine turtles deserve their own day • In current times, sea turtles in India are protected by the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972, which bans consumption of turtle meat and eggs by all except for indigenous tribal communities, including the Onges and Shompen, in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Velas Turtle Festival in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra. • • Green turtles graze on seagrass, preventing seagrass beds from becoming overgrown and stimulating new growth. Similarly, hawksbill turtles feeding on sea sponges allow corals to flourish in reefs

Forest fires in Uttarakhand


Forest fires in Uttarakhand

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