India will be Chairing the Conference as its President for next two years
Present regulatory system and protocol for conducting the field trials were unsatisfactory and inadequate, requiring major changes, restructuring and strengthening
The Institute that will set up will be offering short and long term courses on Environmental governance for regulators and decision makers.
Architects and engineers are reviving the use of wood as an eco-friendly replacement for concrete, as borne out by the completion of an eight-storey office building in Austria and residential block in London.
As per the new Guidelines, a maximum of 20 per cent of the core area is going to be outlined for regulated tourism.
The Scientist had pointed out more warming over the northern areas, especially the Himalayas and Kashmir.
Regulated low impact tourism in the core and critical tiger habitat
Six of the severely threatened species live in the island nation of Madagascar
The park will get remote controlled aircraft along with a satellite based electronic eye
The bench made it clear that the states, if aggrieved by the guidelines, are free to challenge it before the court.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed with the INTACH in October 2008 for survey, documentation, protection, conservation and refurbishment of Ancient Monuments of Local Importance.
To reach there the team managed to pass from Khardungla at 18,380 feet, the highest motorable pass of the world
Save Ganga, Save Dolphin, the three day campaign was initiated on 5 October 2012 by the Uttar Pradesh Forest Department in association with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
All 90 mines were functioning without the mandatory permission from the National Board for Wildlife and 33 of them were located within 1.5 km of wildlife sanctuaries
The firing range would destroy the habitat of endangered birds in Nicobar Megapode, unique to the isles.
Atlas for six states namely- Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Chattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh and Meghalaya
The park has lost 39 Rhinos within 10 months bringing down the population to a total of 2,251
The petition sought a directive to the States to notify the buffer and peripheral areas of the tiger reserves, under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, to prevent tourism in the core areas
The Lesser Floricans are available in a large number as compared to the Great Indian Bustards’ in the region
The Montreal Protocol is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Theme : Protecting our Atmosphere for Generations to come