Additional affidavit by the Meghalaya Biodiversity Board in the matter of Chandrabhal Singh Vs Union of India & Others in Original Application No. 347 of 2016. The NGT March 18, 2020 had directed all the states and union territories to place on record the present status of compliance of directions passed by the NGT vide orders August 9, 2019 and March 18, 2020 - related to constitution of Biodiversity Management Committees (BMC) and preparation of the People's Biodiversity Register (PBR) by the BMC so constituted.

The annual economic value of ecosystem services provided by the Delhi zoo works out to be ₹426 crore, an assessment by the The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and commissioned by the Central Zoo Authority has found.

Status report of Arunachal Pradesh Biodiversity Board in the matter of Chandra Bhal Singh Vs Union of India in Original Application 347/2016.

Status report filed by the Manipur Biodiversity Board before the National Green Tribunal on September 23, 2020. The report was in pursuance to the NGT order of March 18, 2020.

The Global Biodiversity Outlook 5 (GBO-5), published by the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), offers an authoritative overview of the state of nature.

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).

Interim report by National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) in compliance to the National Green Tribunal order of March 18, 2020. The matter relates to formation of Biodiversity Management Committees (BMCs) and preparation of People's Biodiversity Registers (PBRs) and to utilize funds under CAMPA and constitute a State level PBR Monitoring Committee for all the local bodies of the states. NGT had also directed the defaulting states to deposit Rs. 10 lakhs per month starting from February 1, 2020 to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) till such time, the task was fully completed.

The CARE-WWF Alliance is a pioneering partnership with deep experience implementing integrated conservation and development programs. Formed in 2008, the global partnership aims to empower the poor, especially women, and positively transform their lives and livelihoods, while protecting and restoring healthy, resilient ecosystems.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Goa Foundation Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/09/2019. This application seeks enforcement of order dated 24.08.2018 whereby the matter of notification of Eco-sensitive Zone in the Western Ghats was directed to to be finalised within six months. MoEF&CC has informed the Tribunal that except for the state of Gujarat, all other states have submitted their responses.

Tackling biodiversity loss is a growing priority for human survival. Introducing incentives for positive actions could play a key role in helping to reverse this loss. This paper explores the potential of using a novel approach to promote biodiversity conservation.