Nilgiri tahr: Climate change threatening 60% of its habitat
According to recent study published international journal Ecological Engineering, climate change is threatening the Nilgiri tahr,. It is estimated that endangered wild goat could lose approximately 60% of its habitat, starting from 2030s. There are o More..

Alternative cereals can save water: Study
According to recent study, if Indian farmers make big switch from growing rice and wheat to alternative cereals such as maize, sorghum and millet, it could reduce demand for irrigation water by 33%. This could also improve nutritional availability to More..

Uttarakhand HC declares entire animal kingdom as legal entities
The Uttarakhand High Court has declared entire animal kingdom i.e. all animals, including avian and aquatic species as legal entities with rights, duties and liabilities of living person. The order was given by Division Bench of Justice Rajiv Sharma More..

NBWL adds 4 species in Recovery Programme for Critically Endangered Species
The standing committee of National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has recently added four species- Northern River Terrapin, Clouded Leopard, Arabian Sea Humpback Whale and More..

Global Environment Facility (GEF): India increases grant from $12 million to $15 million
India announced to increase its grant to Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) new four-year investment cycle, known as GEF-7 from $12 million to $15 million. It was announced at the GEF Council meeting held at Da Nang, Vietnam and approved a $4.1 bill More..

Aldabra Giant Tortoise: Seychelles gifts two giant tortoise to India
Seychelles has gifted pair of Giant Aldabra tortoise to India as a goodwill gesture. They were brought to India as gift from the President of Seychelles Danny Faure during his five-day visit to India. The pair was handed over to Nehru Zoological Park More..

Punjab government launches ‘i-Hariyali’ app’ to increase state’s green cover
Punjab government has launched ‘i-Hariyali’ mobile application under ‘Mission Tandarust Punjab’ aimed at increasing the state’s green cover. It will enable app users to order free plant saplings and help to save the environment from pollution.

India’s E-waste Generation: Key Facts from ASSOCHAM-NEC Study
A recent ASSOCHAM-NEC study on “Electricals & Electronics Manufacturing in India” has revealed that India recycles only 5% of its e-waste and the country is one of the biggest contributors of e-waste in the world.

E-waste of electr More..

Taj Declaration to Beat Plastic Pollution adopted in Agra
With an aim to make 500-meter area around Taj Mahal litter free and phase out single use plastic, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma administered a pledge to Agra Residents.

The pledge called “Taj Declaration to Beat Plastic Pollution” was m More..

Gaj Yatra launched in Garo Hills of Meghalaya
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) rolled out ‘Gaj Yatra’, an awareness campaign to protect elephants from Tura in Garo Hills of Meghalaya. It was organised by the Wildlife Trust of India in collaboration with the State Fores More..

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