Environment - Current Affairs for April, 2015

Environment Current Affairs for April, 2015

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▼ NGT imposes ban on burning waste w.e.f 28thApril 2015   [04-13-15]

The order comes three weeks after the Tribunal banned plying of diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old in the region. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar passed a number of directions, including asking civic authorities and governments of Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh to immediately spread mass awareness regarding ill-effects of burning waste materials in open areas.

▼ Epicenter of earthquake that struck Nepal- Lamjung   [04-13-15]

The earthquake occurred around 11.41 hours on 25th Apr’15 with epicenter at Lamjung at distance of 77 km from Nepal capital Kathmandu.

▼ Calbuco Volcano in Chile erupts after 42 years   [04-13-15]

Calbuco has had at least 10 eruptions since 1837. One of the largest historical eruptions in southern Chile took place there in 1893–1894.

▼ Rajaji National Park recognised as 48thtiger park by NTCA   [04-13-15]

The NTCA has accorded final approval to Kudermukh National Park in Karnataka and Rajaji National Park in Uttarkhand for being declared as tiger reserves by respective states.

▼ Heyuan holds record for highest number of dinosaur eggs   [04-13-15]

A nest containing 43 dinosaur egg fossils was found in the city in southern China's Guangdong province. These eggs are large in size and one even has a diameter of 13 cm. All the eggs, which were found on April 2015 have been sent to the museum for further preservation and further research. Nearly 17,000 dinosaur eggs have been found in Heyuan since 1996, when a group of children playing at a building site first came across some fossils. The museum has been recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records for its collection of 10,008 dinosaur egg fossils, the largest in the world.

▼ Haryana government working for revival of River Saraswati   [04-4-15]

The excavation work to revive the ancient river Saraswati has started in the village of Rolaheri in Yamunanagar district. South Indian Scholar Dr. Ratnakar has shown deep interest in initiating work on the project. Haryana Government has prepared a Rs 50 crore ‘Saraswati Revival Project’ for it however the initial excavation work have been taken up under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme.