Science Express — a train for promoting scientific temper — began its fifth journey, this time to raise awareness about the country's unique biodiversity. The ‘Science Express — Biodiversity Special (SEBS)' was flagged off on Tuesday.
It will be stationed at Hyderabad from October 9-19 when the city would host the 11th meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity.
The train will culminate for the year at Gandhinagar. Of the 16 coaches comprising the SEBS, eight are dedicated to showcasing biodiversity spread across the various bio-geographical zones.