The planet, as you may have heard, is in pretty bad shape. But the immense scale of the threats posed by global climate change and human-induced biodiversity loss could be even more grave than people understand. Part of the challenge is that the world’s political and economic systems are designedContinue Reading

nagar van

On the occasion of World Environment Day, the government yesterday announced implementation of the ‘Nagar Van Scheme’ to develop 200 Urban Forests across the country in next five years with a renewed focus on people’s participation and collaboration between Forest Department, Municipal bodies, NGOs, Corporates and local citizens. Releasing aContinue Reading

Scientists from Wildlife Conservation Society – India Program (WCS-India Program), National Centre for Biological Sciences (Bengaluru), University of Florida, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, and Foundation for Ecological Research Advocacy and Learning (FERAL), jointly conducted a study in the upper reaches of river Nethravathi, which isContinue Reading

safe and just

Temperature increase, water system disturbance, and natural habitat loss have already surpassed safe and just limits for humans, according to a research conducted by Earth Commission, which consist of the world’s best experts. Climate, biodiversity, water, natural ecosystems, land use, and the influence of fertilizers and aerosols were all recognizedContinue Reading