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How you can contribute to biodiversity preservation in your own back yard

When we speak of biodiversity conservation, discussions around the central roles and responsibilities of global actors and governments in preserving biodiversity on our planet and other similar meta-level discussions come to mind. However, as individuals, we can also play a meaningful role in contributing to the preservation of our diverse ecosystem – even when we live in a big city. Read on

CoP 11 gets underway in Hyderabad

The international United Nations meeting on biodiversity kicked off in Hyderabad yesterday, calling upon all governments to invest in biodiversity. The eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 11) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), known simply as CoP 11, got underway in Hyderabad yesterday, bringing together representatives from across the globe in an effort to map out a way forward with regards to conserving and restoring biodiversity. Read on

Central Ground Water Board releases atlas of India's groundwater aquifiers

The Central Ground Water Board has released an atlas marking priority areas for water conservation and ground water replenishment. The atlas provides detailed data on 14 principal and 42 major aquifiers across the country as well as providing in depth analysis about the state of aquifiers in six states including Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Meghalaya and Tamil Nadu. Read on

Searching Green

Green search engine Ecosia turns clicks and searches into life-saving remedies for the rainforest. Read on