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Oran land

Oran land: Residents from around 40 villages of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan have walked 225 kilometers to protect community-conserved sacred spaces known as ‘orans’. Currently, the biodiversity hotspots are classified as wastelands. The current categorization is causing a loss of biodiversity and is affecting the livelihood of the locals in the area, as huge chunks of land […]

ATL Marathon 2022-23

ATL Marathon 2022-23: NITI Aayog recently opened applications for ‘ATL Marathon 2022-23’. ATL Marathon is a flagship innovation challenge under Atal Innovation Mission’s Atal Tinkering Labs program. This is a national-level innovation challenge for young innovators across India who can solve community problems of their choice, and develop innovative solutions in the form of working […]

Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework

Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework: The 15th Conference of Parties (COP15) to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) adopted the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) on December 19, 2022. Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF): The framework has 23 targets that the world needs to achieve by 2030. The countries will monitor and report every five […]