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Question raised in Lok Sabha on Conservation of Biodiversity, 22/12/2017. Conservation and development of biodiversity in the country, including Himalayan region is undertaken inter alia through establishment of National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries, notified Reserved Forest areas, designation of Biosphere Reserves, identification of ecologically fragile areas such as wetlands, biodiversity heritage sites and notification of eco-sensitive zones. So far, 37 National Parks, 122 Wildlife Sanctuaries, 7 Biosphere Reserves have been designated by Government of India in the Himalayan region.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil T. Thomas Vs. Union of India dated 21/12/2017 regarding notification defining ecologically sensitive area (ESA) in western Ghat Region within the State of Kerala. Court refuses to intervene in the process of issuance of final of notification.

The world’s last great wildernesses are shrinking at an alarming rate.

Seychelles News Agency) - The number of endemic caecilians in the country has increased from six to seven as researchers confirmed a new species in the 115-island archipelago in the western Indian

To ensure conservation of the rich biodiversity of the Sundarbans forest along with enhancing the socioeconomic profile of the region, the Government of India (GoI), and the government of West Benga

Climate changes and the loss of biodiversity are twin challenges. Each threatens to undermine efforts to achieve sustainable development.

The standing committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) had its annual meeting in Geneva November 27 through December 1.

Between 2015 and 2030, global spending on transportation networks, energy, utilities, and other essential infrastructure is expected to double.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Thursday held the Art of Living Foundation (AoL) responsible for damaging the Yamuna floodplains when it organised a three-day cultural festival in March last year

This atlas provides habitat suitability maps for 54 species that are widely used in Central America for shade in coffee or cocoa agroforestry systems. The 54 species represent 24 fruit species, 24 timber species and 6 species used for soil fertility improvement.