User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Action Plans
Last updated: Aug 21 2017 01:58 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Kochi chosen to implement biodiversity programme 21.8.2017 Hindu: Kochi
Four-year conservation project supported by German environment ministry
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Plan on climate change to be implemented 18.8.2017 Hindu: National
Rainfall deficit triggers concern: MLA
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‘Reopen sluice gates in Quelossim’ 13.8.2017 TOI: Goa
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Project to conserve rich heritage Rameswaram 30.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched it on July 27
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Art of Living event: New panel denies destruction of Yamuna floodplains 29.7.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The report assumes significance as its findings are different to that of an earlier seven-member expert panel which had alleged that the Yamuna floodplains were completely destroyed due to the World Cultural Festival of AOL.
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New panel gives different view on floodplains damage 29.7.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Committee rules out compaction of soil on site where Art of Living event was held, says area fit for cultivation
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Art of Living event on Yamuna: New panel gives different findings 28.7.2017 TOI: Cities
NGT after submission of report by the larger panel, said the land where AOL's function was held last year was found to be fully covered with grass and some saplings of tree species.
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Consultation on climate change 26.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Consultation on climate change
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Panel moots action plan for fisheries development 6.7.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
To solve overcapacity in the fishing sector, a panel of experts has drafted a national-level plan for the sustainable development of marine fisheries, with a call for stopping registration of new fish...
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Maha State Biodiversity Board wants your views 5.7.2017 DNA: Popular News
Would you want to help protect a lake, a sacred grove of trees, or a wetland in your area? It could even be a lesser known one, but a biodiversity hotspot nonetheless. The good news is that Maharashtra State Biodiversity Board (MSBB) wants your views and information on not just such bio-rich areas needing protection, but also on threats to them as well as information about local and endangered species needing urgent conservation. This exercise, which environmentalists are calling a wonderful opportunity to help save degrading ecosystems and protect lesser-known biodiversity hotspots, is part of the state biodiversity strategy and action plan (2018-28) to conserve Maharashtra's biodiversity. "National parks cannot be created everywhere, but there are several spots, though small, that could play a major role ecologically. To ensure that we can map them to protect them, we are urging locals, environmentalists, naturalists, NGOs and other groups to fill us in on information about such places on a special ...
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IUCN proposes butterfly zone at Aravali Biodiversity Park 19.6.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Call for local action plans to conserve biodiversity 16.6.2017 Hindu: Cities
Steps on to digitise people’s biodiversity register
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National Mission for Clean Ganga: The challenges ahead 11.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB Features
Before the advent of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Ganga, the most revered and national river of India, was facing the challenge to its existence due to discharge of increasing quantities of sewage, trade effluents and other pollutants on account of rapid urbanization and industrialization.
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Myanmar working on national climate change policy 6.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Myanmar government is working towards the adoption of a national climate change policy, the launch of which it expects to announce soon, a media report said on Tuesday.
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Schools in State to have rain pits, biodiversity gardens 6.6.2017 Hindu: News
‘Mazhakkoythulsavam’ to ensure massive participation of students in initiative
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Traditional mango varieties get a lifeline 24.5.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Farmer groups to be formed as part of conservation initiative
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KAU brings out package of practices for organic farming 23.5.2017 Hindu: National
First agricultural university to prepare action plan for farming practices
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Pupils vow to use LED bulbs 18.5.2017 TOI: Patna
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Early humans were smarter than previously thought 9.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Our ancestors predating Neanderthals might have been much smarter that we thought as researchers have found evidence that human-like ways of thinking may have emerged as early as 1.8 million years ago.
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In the red 1.5.2017 Hindu: News
The city’s public transport buses are becoming an endangered species, with the BEST sinking into further financial trouble. How did things get so bad?
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