News in: Biodiversity

Eco-tags for Sanctuaries in Maharashtra, India

Union Environment Ministry of India on Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 announced that around 60,000 square km area of the Western Ghats have been identified as an ecologically sensitive zone, out of which over 17,000 sq km falls in Maharashtra and which in total covers 2,133 villages itself in the state. Read on

Keeping Tabs on Plastic in Our Oceans

Remember that romanticised notion of placing a message in a bottle, putting it in the ocean and wistfully dreaming about where it would end up? Well, thanks to organisations like Adrift, you can track the whereabouts of your bottle – and almost every other bottle thrown into the ocean. Read on

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Event: RTI for Wildlife Conservation

Veteran conservationist, Biswajit Mohanty, has employed a number of tools in his endeavours to conserve wildlife. In this talk on Sunday, he'll outline perhaps one of the most unlikely of those tools (yet one that has yielded exceptional results): the Right to Information Act (RTI)! Read on