World Wildlife Fund Current Affairs - 2020

September 22: World Rhino Day celebrated

The World Rhino Day is celebrated every year on 22 September to celebrate the world’s five rhinoceros species, and to reflect on the challenges facing them. This special day provides the opportunity for cause-related organizations, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), zoos, and public to celebrate rhinos in their own unique ways. About World Rhino Day The World Read More…

29 July: International Tiger Day (Global Tiger Day)

Every year 29 July is celebrated across the world as Global Tiger Day to create awareness about tiger conservation and protection of natural habitat of tigers. Why 29 July? This is because 29 July act as a reminder of agreement signed by countries at Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit in Russia in 2010, to raise awareness Read More…

India Rhino will soon have DNA Database

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has undertaken a project to create DNA Profiles of all rhinos present in India. The project which would formally be underway by end of 2019 is set to be completed by 2021 (project’s deadline). Key Facts About: After the completion of project, Indian rhino could become Read More…

‘Asiatic Lion Conservation Project’ launched by Government

The “Asiatic Lion Conservation Project” has been launched by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change(MoEFCC). The main objective of this project is to work for the conservation of the world’s last ranging free Asiatic Lion population and the ecosystem associated with it. The total budget of the “Asiatic Lion Conservation Project” for 3 years Read More…

Sustainable Blue Economy Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya

The first Sustainable Blue Economy Conference was held in Nairobi, capital of Kenya. It was organized by Kenya and cohosted by Japan and Canada. The theme of this conference was ‘The Blue Economy and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.’ Sustainable Blue Economy Conference This conference was held on momentum of UN’s 2030 Agenda for Read More…