Daily Practice Sheet 10 April 2021
- April 10, 2021
- Posted by: OptimizeIAS Team
- Category: DPS
Daily Practice Sheet
10 April 2021
Daily Prelims Topic
- Exclusive Economic Zone/Freedom of Navigation
- Nagzira tiger reserve
- India Netherlands strategic partnership on Water sector
- LA Soufriere volcano
- Territorial army
- Refugee vs Illegal Migrant
- Bandar Abbas
- Strait of Hormuz
- Panna Tiger Reserve
- Ken-Betwa Project
- If the planet heats by over 3°C, then a third of endemic species living on land, and about half of endemic species living in the sea, face extinction.
- On mountains, 84% of endemic animals and plants face extinction at these temperatures, while on islands that number rises to 100%. Overall, 92% of land-based endemic species and 95% of marine endemics face negative consequences, such as a reduction in numbers, at 3°C.
- In Asia, islands including the Indian Ocean islands, the Philippines and Sri Lanka along with the Western Ghat mountains could lose most of their endemic plants due to climate change by 2050.
- In total, just 2% of endemic land species and 2% of endemic marine species face extinction at 1.5°C, and 4% of each at 2°C.
Daily Mains Mantra
- A transparent process adds accountability that is much needed to resolve the deadlock in judicial appointments. In this context discuss the challenges in appointment through collegium system in judiciary and what should be the approach. [Reference: Indian Express]
- Does Indian Constitution recognize right to conversion? Discuss the opinion of various SC judgments. [Reference: The Hindu]
- Public Interest litigations have been misused to gain publicity reducing PILs to publicity interest litigations. [Reference: The Hindu]
GS 2: IR
- What is the difference between refugees and illegal migrants? Discuss India law regarding it. [Reference: The Hindu]
- Discuss how PLI can be key to boosting India’s manufacturing and export capabilities. [Reference: Financial Express]
- Discuss need of India’s current agricultural development model (in many parts of the country) must shift to environmentally sustainable food production systems. What actions can be taken in this regard? [Reference: Financial Express]