Biodiversity

Fate of Interlinking Rivers in the Indian Peninsula

Rivers are the lifeline of civilizations. These ever flowing bodies of water make survival possible for biodiversity including that of… Read More

2 years ago

River Linking projects: Creating Erroneous Artificial River systems or creating opportunities for development?

Indian rivers are known for cultivating world's most populated regimes. They have been revered as Goddess for their larger role… Read More

4 years ago

India’s first Jellyfish Lake discovered in Gujarat

A group of marine researchers have stumbled upon a jellyfish lake in Gujarat. This is perhaps the first such instance… Read More

6 years ago

New Species of Dancing frogs discovered in Western Ghats

The dancing frogs officially known by the scientific name Micrixalus kottigeharensis are found in the western ghats belt of Maharshtra,… Read More

6 years ago

Pilibhit gets a Tiger Reserve

Uttar Pradesh’s Pilibhit city is soon getting its own tiger reserve. It would be the third tiger reserve at Pilibhit… Read More

6 years ago

EU Ban on Indian Mangoes

Trade barriers are imposed by governments all over the world in order to protect domestic industries and when they fear… Read More

6 years ago

Biodiversity Management Committees- Another Body that Failed

The Biological Diversity Act 2002 mandates all local bodies to setup Biodiversity Management Committees (BMC). As per the guideline given… Read More

6 years ago

Online Global Freshwater Biodiversity Atlas launched

A new online Atlas of freshwater biodiversity that presents spatial information and species distribution patterns was launched on 29 January… Read More

6 years ago