The Ministry of Law and Justice (MoL&J) on August 03, 2023, notified the Biological Diversity (Amendment) Act, 2023 further to amend the Biological Diversity Act, 2002.

The Lok Sabha passed the Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, which proposes to fast-track the patent application process and encourage foreign investment when it comes to the use of India’s biological resources, thus facilitating the commercial use of traditional resources.

The Lok Sabha introduced the Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, 2021 on December 16, 2021 in which seeks to facilitate fast-tracking of research, encourage the Indian system of medicine, and decriminalize certain provisions for use of traditional knowledge of such resources including seeds by local communities, ‘vaids’, ‘hakims’ and registe

Status report by the Deputy Conservator of Forest, Government of NCT of Delhi in the matter of Chandra Bhal Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 17/06/2020.

The report was a follow up to the order National Green Tribunal order for setting up Biodiversity Management Committees (BMCs) as per Section 41 of the Biological Diversity Act, 2002 and maintenance of People's Biodiversity Registers (PBRs).

Regarding planned ‘beautification’ of the pond in Defence Colony, a group of concerned residents of nearby localities have come together to demand that the original form of the water body should no

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh is losing at least Rs 2,000 crore in revenue a year by letting over 1,000 firms, including some MNCs, collect biological resources unchecked and without levy despite a law be

Dudhai's villagers may be the first in India to have got financial ben efits under the Biological Diversity Act, 2002.They have also used its provisions to end rampant illegal mining on the Swarna

Himachal boasts of huge biological resources, which need to be conserved by everyone.

The Centre has assured the National Green Tribunal that it would examine the grievances raised by a nature enthusiast against Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living's (AOL) plan to release enzymes to

The bench fixed the next hearing on September 29 on the plea filed by Pune resident Chandra Bhal Singh