- Ramsar Site
- Exercise Pitch Black
India adds 10 more wetlands designated as Ramsar sites to make total 64 sites covering an area of 12,50,361 ha in the country.
GS III- Environment and Ecology
Dimensions of the Article:
- 10 wetlands designated as Ramsar sites
- What is a Ramsar Site?
- Ramsar Convention
- What are wetlands?
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Indian Force will join 16 other nations later this month for Exercise Pitch Black, hosted by the Australian Air Force.
GS III: Security Challenges
About Exercise Pitch Black
- It’s a biennial exercise to enhance interoperability and strengthen relationships among participants.
- It will provide Indian Air Force a unique opportunity to exchange knowledge and experience with these nations in a dynamic warfare environment.
- It provides all nations’ personnel with experience in working with aircraft, systems, and work practices, in northern Australia’s unique environment, that would otherwise be unfamiliar.
- It will take place in the Southern hemisphere which is hosted by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).
- The participants nations this year are Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Indonesia, India, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, UAE, the U.K, and the U.S.