One Health concept is being recognized as an effective way to fight health issues at the human-animal-environment interface, including zoonotic diseases. ‘One Health’ was proposed as a concept to foster such interdisciplinary collaboration. It is adopted by the international agencies charged with … [Read more...] about One Health Concept: Why is it in news now?
India State of Forest Report (ISFR) is prepared by Fores Survey of India (Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change) about the forest resources of India. The release of the biennial India State of Forest Report (ISFR) published by Forest Survey of India (FSI) is one of the most awaited … [Read more...] about India State of Forest Report 2019: Key Findings
When a woman is empowered, the whole family, society, and the country are empowered to advance forward towards development. Can women play a special role in climate change management and agriculture? Let's see. Contribution of Women in Agriculture and Managing Climate Change Women are … [Read more...] about Climate Change Management and Agriculture – What Can Women Do?
Paris Agreement to mitigate climate change was followed by another major global agreement - Kigali Agreement. In this post, we explain the importance of Kigali agreement and it's relevance to India. What is Kigali Agreement? In the 28th meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol, … [Read more...] about Kigali Agreement: Simplified
The contemporary India experiences an almost unrestricted exploitation of resources because of the lure of new consumerist lifestyles. The balance of nature is disrupted. This has led to many conflicts in the society. In this article, we discuss the major environmental movements in India. What is … [Read more...] about 7 Major Environmental Movements in India
'Paris Agreement' is mentioned whenever someone speaks about 'climate change' or 'global warming'. Why is Paris Agreement so important? This post is a beginner's guide to Paris Agreement (2015). Climate Change: a reality? Mostly because of human actions, the concentration of gases like … [Read more...] about Paris Agreement: Simplified
World Heritage is the designation for places on Earth that are of outstanding universal value to humanity. Pyramids of Egypt, the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, Galápagos Islands in Ecuador, the Taj Mahal in India, the Grand Canyon in the USA, or the Acropolis in Greece are examples of the 1000+ … [Read more...] about UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites: Names from India
What are the Ramsar sites in India? How can you memorize the names of Indian wetlands? A wetland is a place where the land is covered by water. Marshes, ponds, the edge of a lake/ocean, the delta at the mouth of a river, low-lying areas that frequently flood — all of these are … [Read more...] about Ramsar sites (Wetlands) in India: Memorize faster
This is the #6 guest post by Dr. Anoob Razak, on Environment : Ecology, Biodiversity and Climate Change. Check our environment archives for previous presentations by him, related to this topic. This e-book is presented in the form of slideshow. This presentation covers International efforts in two … [Read more...] about Environment Presentation #6: Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Change Mitigation: International Efforts
This is the #5 guest post by Dr. Anoob Razak, on Environment : Ecology, Biodiversity and Climate Change. Check our environment archives for previous presentations by him, related to this topic. This e-book is presented in the form of slideshow. This presentation covers Indian government's efforts in … [Read more...] about Environment Presentation #5: Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Change Mitigation: Indian Efforts