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Nagoya Protocol to help conserve biodiversity: Javadekar

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 17:42

The Nagoya Protocol, which will create incentives to conserve biodiversity, has received the required 50th instrument of ratification on July 14, India today said.

`No mechanisms to secure rights of indigenous peoples`

Last Updated: Saturday, October 13, 2012, 23:20

Most governments in the world have no or very inadequate legal and policy mechanisms to respect indigenous peoples and local communities.

Environmentalists urge alternatives to sand

Last Updated: Friday, October 12, 2012, 20:05

With sand mining playing havoc with India`s coastal biodiversity, environmentalists have called for developing alternatives.

India suggests 10 percent hike in ODA for biodiversity

Last Updated: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 20:58

India Thursday suggested 10 percent increase in Official Development Assistance (ODA) for biodiversity conservation over the next 10 years to help the global community achieve biodiversity targets.

Community organisations take up eco-friendly business

Last Updated: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 20:52

A group of community-based organisations from across the world have showed that biodiversity and business can go hand-in-hand for the benefit of the people.

Andhra CM takes stock of preparations for biodiversity meet

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 19:07

Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy today took stock of preparations for the International Convention on Biodiversity and Conference of Parties (COP-II) to be held here from October 1.