Thursday, November 15, 2018

India’s coastal communities to get USD 43 million from Green Climate Fund

UN-backed fund has approved USD 43.4 million for supporting climate resilience of millions of people living in the coastal states of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Odisha of India to...

Asia’s first Dolphin Research Centre will come up soon in Patna

National Dolphin Research Centre (NDRC) will be set up on the banks of the Ganga river in Patna University campus in Patna, capital of Bihar. It will India’s and...

India first country in world to develop document on cooling action plan

Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) on eve of World Ozone Day (17th September) released draft India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP). It makes India first country...

India’s 1st genetic bank for wildlife conservation

National Wildlife Genetic Resource Bank was inaugurated at Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology’s (CCMB) Laboratory of Conservation of Endangered Species (LaCONES) facility in Hyderabad, Telanagana. It is India’s...

Khangchendzonga biosphere reserve added to UNESCO list

India’s Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve, one of the highest ecosystems in the world, has been added to UNESCO's list of World Network of Biosphere Reserve (WNBR). According to a statement...

1st census of the Indus Dolphins conducted in Punjab

The first-ever census of the Indus Dolphins is being conducted by the Punjab Government in collaboration with the WWF (World Wildlife Fund) India. The main aim behind the exercise...

Sunderban Reserve Forest will get Ramsar site status

The Sunderban Reserve Forest is likely to be declared a Ramsar Site soon. The West Bengal government gave its approval to the State Forest Department to apply for recognition...

1st International conference on Environment held in Nepal

The first international conference on ‘Water, Environment and Climate Change: Knowledge Sharing and Partnership’ was inaugurated in Kathmandu, Nepal . The conference was inaugurated by Nepal’s Vice...

Surat, First District with 100% Solar Powered Health Centres

Gujarat's Surat has become first Indian district to have 100 percent solar powered Primary Health Centers (PHC).Surat has a total of 52 PHCs in the district and all...

World’s Longest Sandstone Cave Found in Meghalaya

Meghalaya has added another beautiful feather in its crown with the discovery of world's longs sandstone cave called "Krem Puri". Meghalaya is famous for several caves hidden under undulating...

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