Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Treaties/ Movements for ecosystem conservation

Treaties/ Movements for ecosystem conservation
Last Grade Servants ( Various ) Previous Questions & Answers





1.Montreal Protocol - to control the emission of Ozone Depletion Substances (ODS).
Signed on Sept.16, 1987 in Canada
Sept 16 now celebrated as Ozone day

2.Kyoto Protocol - against global warming signed at Kyoto, Japan in 1997

3. Nagoya Protocol - related to biodiversity, Japan 29-10-2010

4. Chipko movement - Launched by Sundar Lal Bahuguna and Chandi Prasad Bhat. For Forest / plant conservation.

5.Narmada Bachao Andholan - Medha Patkar & Arundhathi Roy to protect Narmada River.

6.Plachimada movement - lead by Mayilamma against coca cola company in Palakkad district in 2008.

7.Bishnoi movement - lead by Amritha Devi against cutting of Khejri trees (Prosopsis cineraria). Soldiers of Raja abhay Singh of Jodhpur killed her for disobeying his order for cutting Khejari trees.

8.Earth summit - to protect earth from various environmental issues (First summit Rio-de-Janerio, Brazil on 3-14 june 1992).

9.UN conference on sustainable development - held in Rio-de-Janerio on 20-22 June, 2012 known as Rio+20.

10.Ramsar convention - for the conservation of wetland. Significant wetlands of India is known as - Ramsar sites in the world. UK has the highest number of ramsar sites. Some important Ramsar sites in India - Ashtamudi, Sasthamkotta, Chilika lake, Wular lake etc. Feb 2 now celebrated as wetland day.

11.Basal convention - For the control of trans boundary movements of hazardous wastes and their disposal but movement of radioactive waste is not addressed in this convention. This convention entered in to force on 5 May 1992 in Basel, Switzerland.

12.Copenhagen Climate Council - Denmark, 2007. to create global awareness of the UN climate summit.


Important links

ONE TIME CERTIFICATE VERIFICATION GUIDE LINES TO CANDIDATES 


L D C VARIOUS-OTR VERIFICATION-INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES



RELATED POST

                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                  

No comments:

Post a Comment