Biodiversity

Our way of life effects the environment and biodiversity. We overfish oceans and cut down forests for toilet paper and steak. We destroy wildlife habitats, leading to extinction of flora and fauna.

We can change the way we consume and urge politicians to implement regulations for the protection of species. If we create sanctuaries for endangered species, we can preserve biodiversity.

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News 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

News 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

News Searching Green

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

Organisation Save the Elephants

Save the Elephants is a London-headquartered nonprofit organization founded in September 1993 by Iain Douglas-Hamilton. Save the Elephants works to sustain elephant populations and preserve the habitats in which elephants are found, while at the same time fostering a heightened appreciation and visibility for elephants and their often fragile existence. Read on