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  • UN Convention to Combat Desertification: COP 14

    The 14th edition of the Conference of Parties (COP-14) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) ended on 13th September 2019. This was...

    14 Sep 2019 Conservation

  • The Big Picture- Rising Oceans, Sinking Cities

    Oceans act as a sponge for the ill effects of climate change. They absorb the heat and CO2 generated by greenhouse gas emissions. However, the same...

    12 Sep 2019 Conservation

  • Wetlands Restoration

    Recently, the Government has identified 130 wetlands for priority restoration in the next five years and asked states to submit their respective...

    07 Sep 2019 Conservation

  • Ban on Single-Use Plastics

    The Union government in a bid to free India of single-use plastics by 2022, has laid out a multi-ministerial plan to discourage the use of single-use...

    05 Sep 2019 Conservation

  • Tigers in High Altitudes

    The Global Tiger Forum (GTF), in partnership with the Governments of Bhutan, India and Nepal, and along with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), is...

    04 Sep 2019 Conservation

  • OMG- Ocean’s Melting Greenland

    Over a five-year campaign, OMG will observe changing water temperatures on the continental shelf surrounding Greenland. It will study how marine...

    02 Sep 2019 Conservation

  • War on Nature must End

    Recently the teenage climate campaigner Greta Thunberg after completing her 15-day journey across the Atlantic via Zero-emission yacht urged...

    30 Aug 2019 Conservation

  • Compensatory Afforestation Fund

    The Union Environment Ministry has transferred ₹47,436 crore to 27 States for afforestation. The funds are long-pending dues, part of the...

    30 Aug 2019 Conservation

  • Higher Protection to Star Tortoise and Otters

    India’s proposal to upgrade the protection status of Star Tortoise, the Smooth-coated Otter & Small-clawed Otter has been approved in the...

    29 Aug 2019 Conservation

  • Rare Tarantula Sighted in Tamil Nadu

    The spider belonging to the Genus Poecilotheria, commonly known as the Peacock Parachute Spider or Gooty Tarantula was spotted in the Pakkamalai...

    28 Aug 2019 Conservation

  • Land Degradation

    India is facing a severe problem of land degradation ie. soil becoming unfit for cultivation. About 29% or about 96.4 million hectares are considered...

    28 Aug 2019 Conservation

  • Amazon Rainforest

    According to the data from Brazil's National Institute for Space Research (INPE), the Amazon Forests in Brazil has experienced 74,155 fires since...

    23 Aug 2019 Conservation

  • Deteriorating Water Quality

    According to the World Bank Report - Quality Unknown: The Invisible Water Crisis, heavily polluted water is reducing economic growth by up to a third...

    22 Aug 2019 Conservation

  • Illegal Tiger Trade

    Recently a new report titled ‘Skin and Bones Unresolved: An Analysis of Tiger Seizures from 2000-2018’ compiled by TRAFFIC, in...

    22 Aug 2019 Conservation

  • India Fights to Get Rosewood Delisted from CITES

    India, with the help of Bangladesh and Nepal, is trying to de-list ‘Dalbergia sissoo’, from the list of threatened varieties in order to...

    22 Aug 2019 Conservation

  • India - Largest Emitter of Sulphur Dioxide

    According to a report by Greenpeace (an environmental Non-Governmental Organization), India is the largest emitter of Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) in the...

    20 Aug 2019 Conservation

  • Preservation of Sundarban

    Discovery India and World Wide Fund (WWF) India have partnered with the Government of West Bengal and local communities in the Sundarban to help save...

    19 Aug 2019 Conservation

  • Odisha’s Lake Conservation

    The Odisha Wetland Authority has approved implementation of an integrated management plan for : Chilika, country’s largest brackish water...

    19 Aug 2019 Conservation

  • BASIC Meeting on Climate Change

    The BASIC countries held their 28th ministerial meeting on Climate Change from 14th to 16th August 2019 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The countries...

    19 Aug 2019 Conservation

  • Dragonfly Day

    Recently, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-India), in collaboration with the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) conducted dragonfly census and...

    17 Aug 2019 Conservation

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