Bio-diversity

Need new approaches to manage climate change risks: Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday stressed the need to preserve natural resources and advocated new approaches to manage the risks of climate change and loss of bio-diversity.

Nov 18, 2015, 00:21 AM IST

Argentina advances in cloning of exotic species

Argentinean scientists are working to preserve the planet's bio-diversity by making advances in the cloning of exotic species such as the Asiatic cheetah, a species in danger of extinction.

Sep 14, 2015, 14:11 PM IST

Urban landscapes influence bio-diversity

Planting trees and creating green space in cities is good for attracting insect species but it may not be enough to ensure bio-diversity, said a study.

Nov 02, 2014, 17:02 PM IST
70% afforestation achieved in Arunachal Pradesh

70% afforestation achieved in Arunachal Pradesh

Setting an example, the Arunachal Pradesh Environment and Forest Department has achieved 70 per cent afforestation in the state at a time when forest areas are decreasing alarmingly in the country.

Aug 28, 2014, 11:36 AM IST

Need to balance development and bio-diversity: Jairam Ramesh

Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday called for a conservation mechanism that balances both human aspiration and bio-diversity, emphasising that unchecked consumer expansion would be a recipe for ecological disaster.

Nov 09, 2013, 15:48 PM IST

Need to balance development and bio-diversity: Jairam Ramesh

Emphasising that unchecked consumer expansion would be a recipe for ecological disaster, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday called for a conservation mechanism that balances both human aspiration and bio-diversity.

Nov 08, 2013, 18:01 PM IST

India facing loss of bio-diversity

India, one of the 17 identified mega-diverse countries of the world, is facing a high rate of loss of bio-diversity due to human settlements, mining, industry and associated infrastructure, according to a Government report.

Jun 24, 2012, 23:04 PM IST

Kerala announces strict measures against bio-piracy

The Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) Wednesday announced strict measures to prevent bio-piracy.

Apr 11, 2012, 21:52 PM IST

India to host UN conference on bio-diversity next year

Hyderabad has been chosen as the venue to host the conference.

Jun 06, 2011, 21:46 PM IST

UN meet on bio-diversity loss

UN conference aimed at ensuring the survival of diverse species and ecosystems kicked off in Tokyo.

Oct 18, 2010, 16:42 PM IST

Sikkim Govt committed to preserving bio-diversity: Chamling

The Sikkim government is committed
to making sustained efforts for protection and preservation of
the rich bio-diversity in the state, Chief Minister P K
Chamling said on Thursday.

Apr 29, 2010, 19:11 PM IST

O Mother Earth! Will we be able to repay your debt?

The purpose of Earth Day, perhaps, is towards making an effort to save our mother, who gives us a platform to carry on with the process of creation.

Apr 22, 2010, 08:58 AM IST

O Mother Earth! Will we be able to repay your debt?

The purpose of Earth Day, perhaps, is towards making an effort to save our mother, who gives us a platform to carry on with the process of creation.

Apr 22, 2010, 08:58 AM IST

Bio-diversity of Munnar should be preserved: JD-S

Political parties
should jointly work for preserving the distinct and rich
bio-diversity of the Munnar hill station, Janata Dal-Secular
senior vice president Varughese George said on Sunday.

Jan 31, 2010, 19:27 PM IST