Biodiversity

Importance of Clean Ganga Fund in conservation and rejuvenation of Ganga

Importance of Clean Ganga Fund in conservation and rejuvenation of Ganga Importance of Clean Ganga Fund in conservation and rejuvenation of Ganga The Clean Ganga Fund began as an initiative by government to harness the enthusiasm of people for Ganga and to bring them closer to the river Ganga and inculcate a sense of ownership. …

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Amboli declared a biodiversity heritage site

Amboli declared a biodiversity heritage site Amboli declared a biodiversity heritage site Recently, the state government of Maharashtra declared Amboli region in Sindhudurg district of Western Ghats as a biodiversity heritage site under the Biodiversity Act, 2002. Recently, under the leadership of Thackeray Wildlife Foundation, researchers have found fish of the species ‘SchisturaHiranyakeshi’ in a …

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A Burning Issue of Climate Finance

A Burning Issue of Climate Finance A Burning Issue of Climate Finance The finance minister has cautioned advanced countries for failing to meet their financing commitments to help emerging economies deal with climate change. Meaning ofClimate Financing: The term has been used in a narrow sense to refer to the transfer of public resources from …

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Report of Task Force on the Mahanadi Godavari link

Report of Task Force on the Mahanadi Godavari link Report of Task Force on the Mahanadi Godavari link The task force on Interlinking of Rivers has approved the Mahanadi-Godavari Link on February 25, 2021. Approval was given to the preparation of final detailed project report on proposed Mahanadi -Godavari link. Key Points: The linking project …

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Birds of the Sunderbans Biosphere Reserve | Zoological Survey of India (ZSI)

Birds of the Sunderbans Biosphere Reserve | Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) Birds of the Sunderbans Biosphere Reserve | Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) According to the recently published Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) report, the Indian Sundarbans, which is part of the world’s largest mangrove forest, is home to 428 species of birds. The …

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Government of India Released Draft Arctic Policy

Government of India Released Draft Arctic Policy Government of India Released Draft Arctic Policy In it, commitment has been expressed for the expansion of scientific research, sustainable tourism and exploration of mineral oil and gas in the Arctic region. This policy includes understanding the impact of climate change in the Arctic region and its relationship …

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Commission for Air Quality Management

Commission for Air Quality Management Commission for Air Quality Management Formed for the National Capital Region and its adjoining areas, the ‘Air Quality Management Commission’ has started to set up a process to establish a ‘Decision Support System’ consisting of a web and GIS as well as multi-model based operation and planning decision support tool. …

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Adaptation Gap Report 2020 (United Nations Environment Program) UNEP

Adaptation Gap Report 2020 (United Nations Environment Program) UNEP Adaptation Gap Report 2020 (United Nations Environment Program) UNEP The Adaptation Gap Report – 2020 was recently released by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). It is to be known that according to current estimates, the current cost of adaptation to the effects of climate change …

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Tagging Olive Ridley Turtles (Zoological Survey of India)

Tagging Olive Ridley Turtles (Zoological Survey of India) Tagging Olive Ridley Turtles (Zoological Survey of India) The Zoological Survey of India has started tagging the endangered Olive Ridley turtles in Odisha. Scientists from the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) have tagged 6 Olive Ridley turtles swimming in the deep waters of the Bay of Bengal …

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