Global Risks Report 2022

Context Environmental factors like human environmental damage and natural resource crisis were also believed to be among the top 10 risks in the period, the Global Risks Report 2022 stated. Key Findings…

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India State of Forest Report 2021

Context Recently, Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change released the ‘India State of Forest Report 2021’ prepared by the Forest Survey of India (FSI) which has been mandated to…

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The baton of forest restoration in the net zero race

The baton of forest restoration in the net zero race Context For carbon sequestration, India must revisit its policy framework and reverse fading participation of local communities. India and Forest…

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New plant species discovered in Western Ghats

Context Recently, Two new plant species discovered in western ghats regions in Thiruvananthapuram and Wayanad districts. About Fimbristylis sunilii and Neanotis prabhuii Collected from the grasslands of Ponmudi hills, Thiruvananthapuram, Fimbristylis sunilii has been…

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Kazhuveli Birds Sanctuary

Context The Kazhuveli wetland located near Villupuram in Tamil Nadu has been declared a bird sanctuary by the Environment, Climate Change and Forest Department, and will henceforth be called the…

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Biological Diversity Amendment Bill 2021

Context Recently, the Indian government referred the Biological Diversity Amendment Bill 2021 to a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC). About Biological Diversity Amendment Bill 2021 The Biological Diversity Act, 2002 was enacted for the…

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