India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 31, 2015
Kerala government today submitted a comprehensive report comprising its final views on the Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats to the Centre.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 25, 2015
From flower emblazoned cemeteries to rooftop gardens and balconies, Norway's capital Oslo is creating a "bee highway" to protect endangered pollinators essential to food production.
Blog | Poonam Mahajan | Thursday June 11, 2015
Imagine catching a glimpse of a rusty-spotted cat, the world's smallest wild cat, herds of Spotted Deer shying away from your gaze or a black-naped hare outrunning a predator. Macaques swinging from one tree to another. Spotting a Leopard or shuddering as a Bamboo Pit Viper slithers across your foot?
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 2, 2015
The oceans will undergo a dramatic turnover in biodiversity even if the UN meets its goal of limiting of global warming to two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit), scientists said Monday.
Tuesday March 31, 2015
An Australian environmental lobby on Tuesday dragged Adani group to the Land court of Queensland, objecting to the Indian mining giant's 16.5 billion dollars Carmichael Coal mine project in the coal-rich state on the ground that it would endanger biodiversity in the region.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 29, 2015
Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah today said it was high time that the country formulated plans to bring about a harmonious change to ensure growth and development while protecting biodiversity and sought declaring certain important sites as bio-heritage sites.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday January 25, 2015
UN member states agreed on Saturday to begin negotiations on a treaty to protect marine biodiversity in ocean areas extending beyond territorial waters, in a move heralded by environmental organizations.
India News | NDTV.com | Monday December 1, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is attending the Nagaland Hornbill Festival in Kohima.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 13, 2014
Vast areas of land and sea have become environmental sanctuaries in recent years but the world is not funding them adequately, the United Nations warned today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 6, 2014
Until a few decades ago, there were no beavers in Patagonia. That changed when 20 pairs of the tree-chewing creature were introduced with the hopes of creating a fur industry.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 1, 2014
Australia said Saturday it was confident its plans for a marine reserve to protect biodiversity in East Antarctica would succeed next year, after international talks in Hobart failed to agree on the measure.
World News | Reuters | Monday October 6, 2014
Governments are failing to meet goals to protect animals and plants set out in a biodiversity plan for 2020 that also aims to increase food supplies and slow climate change, a U.N. report showed on Monday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 6, 2014
A UN conference on preserving the earth's dwindling resources opened Monday with grim warnings that the depletion of natural habitats and species was outpacing efforts to protect them.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 9, 2014
An evolutionary Indian ecologist, Kamal Bawa has won the prestigious USD 100,000 Midori Prize for biodiversity for his pioneering research, including in climate change in the Himalayas.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday September 1, 2014
Claimed to be the first of its kind initiative in the country, a marine biodiversity map of Kerala's coastline is being prepared by the State Biodiversity Board to create a databank of marine ecosystems and traditional knowledge of the fishermen folk community.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 25, 2014
The danger is lurking near us. Scientists now warn that the persistent loss and decline of our biodiversity is leading the humanity to early days of the planet's sixth mass biological extinction event.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 4, 2014
A big-eared bat which was thought to be extinct has been found in a forest in Papua New Guinea, highlighting the unique biodiversity of the developing nation, researchers said Wednesday.
Gurgaon News | Gargi Rawat | Monday March 10, 2014
With demands from builders, developers and the government on the Aravallis on land in the millennium city, Gurgaon's biodiversity park stands out as an oasis of open space and greenery. Residents of Gurgaon have come together to conserve the park, and their priority is to protect plants in the area.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday January 4, 2014
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said he will take up the G.Kasturirangan committee report about the ecology of the Western Ghats with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who began a three-day visit to the state on Friday.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 19, 2013
A state-of-the-art biodiversity park, with galleries depicting the hugely diverse flora and fauna of Kerala, will soon come up in the state capital at a cost of Rs 50 million, officials said on Monday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 1, 2013
An oil tanker carrying millions of litres of fuel has crashed in eastern Indonesia, spilling some of its cargo into an area of rich marine biodiversity, energy company Pertamina said on Thursday.
IANS, Madrid | Friday February 8, 2013
Chocolate is not only a food that allows artistic expression, but also a tool for defending biodiversity and sending the message that we have to take care of our planet, according to acclaimed French chocolatier Patrick Roger.His gigantic chocolate sculptures,...
India News | Pallava Bagla | Wednesday October 17, 2012
India is a hot spot for biodiversity, being a recognised mega-diverse centre of the world and holding about a tenth of the world's plant and animal species. Today, people's needs and greed both are leading to erosion of this precious gift of evolution.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 16, 2012
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Hyderabad on Tuesday to take part in the ongoing 11th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).