Wednesday, February 21, 2024

biodiversity

Mayors for increased direct financing to halt nature loss

As the largest biodiversity conference in a decade kicked off in Montreal, mayors from 15 cities around the world called for increased direct financing to allow cities to implement ambitious greening and ecosystem restoration projects. With the planet experiencing a...

Canada sets goal to conserve 30% land, water by 2030

The federal government has set the goal of conserving 30 per cent of Canada's land and water by 2030, because science shows that nature needs help in order to reverse the decline in biodiversity, better fight climate change, and...

WSC, NU raise awareness on biodiversity

One day international seminar on “community efforts for conservation and biodiversity” was jointly organised by the Women’s Studies Centre (WSC) and department of education, Nagaland University (NU) in collaboration with Education Society Nagaland University (ESNU) on November 14 at...

Special talks in Montreal to advance global biodiversity pact

A special three-day meeting to advance an ambitious Global Biodiversity Framework agreement to bend the curve on nature loss will take place in Montreal, Canada, on December 3-5. It will be the world community's fifth meeting to negotiate the agreement's...

Third Financial Participatory Approach conducted successfully

The third Financial Participatory Approach (FPA), under KfW funded project, Forest & Biodiversity Management in the Himalayas-Nagaland India (FBMH), was successfully conducted at five pilot villages under Peren district; Punglwa, Heningkunglwa, Ngwalwa, Songlhuh, and Inbung.In a press release issued...

World Wide Fund calls for ambitious, consensual framework to halt biodiversity loss

Nairobi: The international community should agree on the establishment of a new and transformative framework to strengthen conservation of biodiversity in the light of threats fuelled by human actions and the climate crisis, senior officials from World Wide Fund...

Cherry Blossom species founder honoured with Green Globe Award

New Delhi/Imphal: Dinabandhu Sahoo, Director at the Centre for Himalayan Studies under Delhi University, who had earlier discovered a new plant species of 'Cherry Blossom' in Manipur, has been conferred with this year 'Green Globe Award 2022' for his...

NGT case turns spotlight on Kerala’s serpent groves acting as biodiversity reserves

Responding to a petition alleging the destruction of a sacred pond with its presiding deity "Nagaraja" (King of Snakes) and a sacred grove in Kunnathunad near bypoll-bound Thrikkakara, the Kerala Biodiversity Board has apprised the National Green Tribunal that...

NEN organises 13th biodiversity festival in Phek

North East Network (NEN) organised the 13th biodiversity festival on Wednesday at NEN resource centre, Chizami, Phek on the theme “Embracing Biodiversity for Wellbeing”.According to a DIPR report, guest of honour, agriculture production commissioner (APC), Y. Kikheto Sema appreciated...