76% of freshwater species endemic to the basin are threatened with extinction, and the risk of species extinctions is increasing. Without immediate action, much of this unique biodiversity will be lost and the livelihoods of many people in the basin will be negatively impacted.
Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench) in the matter of Abdullah Sardar Vs Divisional Forest Officer & Others dated 16/04/2018 regarding illegal bandhs and fisheries detrimental to the existence of Sundarbans.
NGT directs the State of West Bengal to file status report on the removal of illegal bandhs and fisheries as well as on the plantation of the mangroves.
This joint report by the World Bank and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is part of a wider set of economic and sector work being conducted by development agencies to assist Somalia in its further elaboration (through sector strategies and programs) and implementation of the current National Development Plan and its preparation of the
The Impact of Disasters on Agriculture and Food Security 2015 showed that a staggering 22 percent of total damage and loss from natural disasters in developing countries was absorbed by the agriculture sector alone.