The Terai Arc Landscape shared by India and Nepal, which is one of the world’s most critical habitats for tigers, is among the seven initiatives as UN World Restoration Flagships from Africa, Latin America, the Mediterranean, and South Asia named by the United Nations Environment
Experts have called for urgent action for the conservation of species listed as Vulnerable and Endangered in the 2023 Red List of Threatened Species released by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). In India, as a Mongabay-India (MI) report highlights, the Himalayan wolf has
A unique regional project in order to curb wildlife trafficking and illegal wildlife trade in South Asia and to strengthen and build the capacity of law enforcement agencies in Bhutan, India and Nepal and strengthen cooperation among them was conducted recently in Dehra Dun, India.
Changes in India’s energy system are on the anvil. One that is really anticipated is the increased use of hydrogen and its derivative energy carriers, according to a Mongabay-India commentary. The authors of the commentary, Udayan Singh and Amit Garg, state that the Government of India is
A recent study ‘Decoding India’s Changing Monsoon Patterns: A Tehsil-level Assessment,’ was carried out by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW). In the Executive Summary, researchers Shravan Prabhu and Vishwas Chitale point out that while the Indian monsoons, by nature,
Organizations, government departments, non-governmental organizations and institutions across India are announcing and awarding honours for efforts towards environmental sustainability. At the 13th edition of the CNN-News18 Indian of the Year awards, Arun Krishnamurthy and Saalumarada
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) is celebrating its 150th anniversary with yearlong celebrations starting from 15 January 2024. The day is being celebrated with a view to highlight the achievements of the Department and to promote awareness about new initiatives taken and to focus
The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) is testing new technology to assess biodiversity using environmental DNA (eDNA), as reported by Mongabay-India. The ZSI) has set up a pilot project to use eDNA (environmental DNA), to study and monitor wildlife. The Mongabay-India highlights that at present,
A team of researchers from India and Japan have found water droplets trapped in mineral deposits in the Kumaon mountains in the Indian state of Uttarakhand that were likely left from an ancient ocean dating back some 600 million years, as reported by Mongabay-India. The scientists say these
India has ascended to the seventh position in this year’s Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI), showcasing a commendable improvement from its previous ranking. This significant announcement came during the global climate meet COP28 held in Dubai, where India reaffirmed its status among
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