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Jan 27 th, 2016
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21 ENVIRONMENT Related Short-Hand Notes (2 Mins) Revision Current Affairs OF Sept-Oct – Part III

27-Dec

• Anthropology fact > tribal people > living in proximity to greenery > keeps it in good health and not many inflicted from diseases > lower incidence of seasonal fevers

• MoWR > CWC and CGWB > optimal development of water resources > under water resource planning

• Quick response lacking > in tackling fast spreading air borne disease like swine flu

• Pattiseema project > to bring water of Godavari to Krishna

• KSBB > novel project to map marine ESA off 600 km coastline of state > joined hands with Protsahan > NGO of working fishermen

• 3.3 mn premature mortality worldwide 2010 > because of outdoor air pollution > 0.32 died because of indoor smoke of heating and cooking > 90K because of power generation pollution > 42K – because of industry and biomass burning

• Coffee > 3 hours before sleep > make sleeping on time and waking up harder

• 8.3 magnitude earthquake > Chile > 6th largest in its history > highest for 2015

• Malappuram > 3.42 lakh children > less than 5yr age > 23K no immunization

• China > students made machine > to clean hands using air rather than washing with water

• 7th Gangabal yatra > J&K > kashmiri pandits > Gangabal lake > in Harmukh mountain range > abode of lord shiva

• Hydroponic fodder > revitalize dairy sector > solving problems like increasing fodder price > lacks fiber content > better substitute for packaged feeds

• 6.6 magnitude earthquake > Indonesia coast > lies in pacific ring of fire

• UN > SDGs > 15 years > upto 2030

• Government > Green Highways Policy, 2015 > reduce impact of air pollution and dust by planting trees and shrubs

• 1st anniversary > Swachh Bharat Abhiyan > Urban Development Ministry > planning to generate electricity and compost from municipal solid waste

• Government > grow safe food campaign > judicious and proper use of pesticides

• Tea research association > efforts to make tea industry climate smart >coz of varying seasons and heat etc.

• India-Germany > Climate and Renewable Energy Alliance > for harnessing renewable energy > combating climate change

• People with positive emotions and positivity > less chances of heart attack > physically active, sleep better, smoke less etc.

• High level of physical activity > less chances of heart attack

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