Live Session on World Environment Day ft. Randeep Hooda, Prerna Bindra and Renata Dessallien

June 5th every year marks the World Environment Day. This year, partnered with the United Nations India office to bring out ground reports about the health of India’s biodiversity. The initiative was supported by Twitter India. As part of it, a live panel discussion was also organized with Randeep Hooda, Actor & UNEP Ambassador for Aquatic Migratory […]

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On World Environment Day, Centre launches programme to increase forest cover in urban areas

There is a need to increase forest cover in urban areas to create and enhance their lung capacities, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Friday at an event to mark World Environment Day virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During the virtual celebration of World Environment Day 2020, themed as ‘Nature and Biodiversity’, Javadekar […]

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Save tribes to save your jungles

At a time when the world is struggling with declining numbers of its wild species, acknowledging tribal efforts could go a long way in wildlife conservation

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Why is biodiversity of Western Ghats under serious threat

Biodiversity is the variation and differentiation among the living organisms, including different ecosystems such as terrestrial, marine and aquatic. It is also the diversity within species and between species of all living and nonliving forms that formed life. India, one of the mega biodiversity centers in the world India is one of the mega biodiversity […]

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Uttarakhand forest fires happen every year, why aren’t we still prepared?

Amid rumors of fires gulping dense forests of Uttarakhand an even stronger wave of hashtags saying #uttarakhandfires and #prayforuttarakhand are giving the forest officials the jitters. Since people also started posting pictures of Australia Amazon forest fires claiming that they were the Garhwal and Kumaon range which even created a more horrific picture on the […]

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This is what threatens Maharashtra’s Biodiversity

Maharashtra is a state in the western peninsular region of India and shows a variety of ecosystems. These are mainly northern forests, Deccan plateau grassland, western ghats; a biodiversity hotspot, coastal region; with around 720 km of the coastal line to the west side meeting Arabian sea, and freshwater aquatic systems including major riverine; Godavari […]

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How this sustainable bottle may throw out plastic for good

Displaced communities, a result of climate change

Over 870,000 trees planted in Maharashtra to expand and protect tiger habitat