This report presents 10 examples of
Ecosystem-based Adaptation taking
place in both developing and developed countries, at national, regional, and local scales, and in marine, terrestrial, and freshwater environments.

Q&A: Maharaj K Pandit, director of the CISMHE
Latha Jishnu / New Delhi November 20, 2009, 0:40 IST

Aarti Dhar

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday emphasised the need for greater engagement and coordination with all the country

Udhagamandalam: Having been formed by a band of conservation minded persons way back in 1877 as the Nilgiri Game Association and now known as the Nilgiri Wildlife and Environment Association (NWLEA), the oldest conservation association in the country is set to give an impetus to the role it has been playing over the years in safeguarding the fragile eco-system of the Blue Mountains.

Sujay Mehdudia

NEW DELHI: The Indian Space Research Organisation

Plans talks with neighbours, biodiversity mapping.

Recognising the importance of the Indian Himalayas as a unique repository of biodiversity, and as part of the official mission for sustaining the Himalayan ecosystem, the Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has released guidelines on this.

The publication reviews a selection of transboundary governance systems from around the world tackling the issue of shared resources and environmental impacts affecting them.

Aarti Dhar

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Environment and Forests will bring out a white paper on the current state of scientific knowledge on the Himalayan glaciers.

It will establish an institutional mechanism to monitor the trends and variability of glaciers and study the impact of changes on the hydrological regime in the region.


Madhur Tankha

NEW DELHI: The Energy and Resources Institute and the Indian Mountaineering Foundation on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding to study, preserve and safeguard the Himalayan glaciers under the National Mission of Sustaining the Himalayan Eco-system.