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...

Chilika Lake Largest Habitat Of Irrawaddy Dolphins Globally

The Chilika lake in Odisha has emerged as the single largest habitat of Irrawaddy dolphins in the world with the spotting of 155 such animals, according to the Chilika...

India will Global Host for World Environment Day 2018

India will be the Global Host for World Environment Day (WED) 2018 which is observed annually on 5 June. The central theme for this year is ‘Plastic Pollution”. In...

“Green Good Deeds” Campaign Launched by Environment Ministry

The “Green Good Deeds” campaign is launched by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. The Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr Harsh Vardhan appealed...

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