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Lancet Countdown On Health And Climate Change

Lancet Countdown On Health And Climate Change: A report was released titled Lancet countdown on health and climate change: health at the mercy of fossil fuels, showing that from 2000-2004 to 2017-2021, heat-related deaths increased by 55% in India. This report comes ahead of this year’s United Nations climate change conference (COP27), to be held […]

Great Indian Bustards Sighted In Pakistan

Great Indian Bustards Sighted In Pakistan: The recent sighting of three Great Indian Bustards (GIBs) deep in Pakistan’s Cholistan desert has given rise to speculation that the endangered birds might have flown across the international border from India’s Desert National Park (DNP). The Great Indian Bustard, found mainly in the Indian subcontinent, is the flagship […]

Forest Conservation Rules, 2022

Forest Conservation Rules, 2022: NCST had recommended to the Union Environment and Forest Ministry to put the new Forest Conservation Rules, 2022, on hold. Forest conservation rules,2022 : The rules were issued by the Environment Ministry in June this year under the Forest Conservation Act. The Forest Conservation Rules deal with the implementation of the […]

Mission To Save Vultures : Tamil Nadu

Mission To Save Vultures: Tamil Nadu recently launched mission to save critically endangered vultures. The committee, which has a two-year tenure, will take steps for monitoring the conservation and recovery of existing vulture sites and mapping of vulture populations across the State for creating safe zones. It will work to eliminate the use of toxic […]