Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item Published in “Hindustan Times” Authored by Rakesh Goswami Titled Sambhar’s ecology among worst: Report dated 20/11/2019 regarding migratory birds dying in large numbers in Sambhar lake, Rajasthan.

A new study released to coincide with the 18th Conference to the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES CoP18) finds hundreds of Helmeted and other hornbill parts and products offered for sale on Thai social media.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. K. Ranjitsinh & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 15/07/2019 regarding alarming decline of Great Indian Bustard, Lesser Florican.

To look into the matter, SC ordered the constitution of a Committee comprising of:

Unconventional shale gas development is a rapidly expanding driver of forest loss and fragmentation in the central Appalachian region. The researchers evaluated the relationship between breeding passerine abundances and distance from shale gas development at a long-term (2008–2017) study site in northern West Virginia, USA.

Buddhist monks in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang district have reason to cheer as their movement to save the winter habitat of the black-necked crane seems to have borne fruit.

The report ‘Living Planet’ is released every two years, and keeps track of around 4,000 species spread across nearly 17,000 population of the planet.

Birds like puffins are dying in alarming numbers owing to climate change, suggests researchers.

Humanity’s ongoing destruction of wildlife will lead to a shrinking of nature, with the average body size of animals falling by a quarter, a study predicts.

This has been attributed to extensive logging, forest fires and fragmentation of the vital ecosystem for farming.

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