Biodiversity and conservation


Biodiversity and conservation

Due to human intervention in the ecosystem, many species have either extinct or on the verge of extinction. Many initiatives are ongoing all around for the conservation of biodiversity. In this section, we will provide you with updates on all related aspects:

Biodiversity and conservation updates/news

“Black Softshell Turtle” – Pact Signed for Conservation in Assam

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“Bharitalasuchus tapani”- A carnivorous reptile, lived 240 million years ago

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Govt. report flags lapses in “filovirus study” among Nagaland bats

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“Gharials Conservation” – Odisha Forest department Announces Cash Reward

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Global studies on “vulnerability of animals to Covid-19”

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Role of National Mission on Biodiversity and Human Well-Being on India’s Biodiversity

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“Blue finned Mahseer” now placed under Least Concern (LC) status of IUCN red list

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“Litoria Mira” — A Chocolate Frog Species found in New Guinea

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Declining “forest bird species” in Western Himalayan region

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Odisha’s “blackbucks” double in 6 years, reveals census

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A study found the reason behind “crocodile tears”

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How Whiteflies are Damaging Crops in India?

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WWF Report on Snow Leopards

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Can a Single Lightning Flash kill 18 Elephants?

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Understanding the feeding behaviour of “Northern Elephant seals”

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New species of “Asian gracile skink” found from Western Ghats

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186 Elephants killed by Trains in Over 10 Years: MoEFCC Data

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“Red Eared Slider Turtles” Threaten Native Indian turtles across Northeast

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ZSI research helps in categorising “Indian and Chinese Pangolin” scales

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“Olive Ridley turtles” likely to skip mass nesting on Rushikulya river mouth this year

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“White-Bellied Heron” spotted in Arunachal Pradesh

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“Great Indian Bustard” Poaching in Pakistan desert

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Meghalaya Records India’s First “Disc Footed Bat” with Sticky Disks

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“Indus and Ganges River Dolphins” are two different species

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“Indian Rhino Vision 2020” – Last 2 Rhinos Translocated

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“Dolphin Census” Registers Increase in Numbers of Dolphins

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Government aims to boost “opium production”

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“Culex or Common House Mosquitoes” Reappears in Delhi

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“Nacaduba Sinhala” – the new butterfly species

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“African Forest Elephants” declared Critically Endangered

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The first “Inter-State Tiger Relocation Project” Suspended

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“House Sparrow” population is increasing in India

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Himachal Pradesh to start “Seabuckthorn plantations”

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KVIC launches “Project REHAB”

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Petition in SC for Protection of “Great Indian Bustard”

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Conservation Initiatives for Sharks in India

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“Black-Browed Babbler” rediscovered after 170 years

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First-ever Survey on “Fishing Cats” of the Chilika starts

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“Himalayan serow” spotted in the Manas Tiger Reserve, Assam

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“The Caracal” is now critically endangered

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What are “Hedgehog Species”?

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“Black-Necked Crane” named in Assam

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Elephants died of Haemorrhagic Septicaemia(HS) in Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary

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Conservation of migratory birds

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“Mandarin Duck” spotted in Assam’s Maguri Beel after 118 years

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‘Spatial Mark-Resight'(SMR) model to estimate Leopard population

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“Giant Leatherback Turtle” nesting sites threatened by Andamans development project

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175% rise in waterfowls in “Kaziranga National Park”

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The “fishing cat” in India is under threat

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Nilgiri Elephant Corridor and Biosphere Reserve

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Sunderbans is home to 428 species of birds, says ZSI

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Issue of cruelty against wild animals in India

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Indian star tortoises   

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Winter migratory water birds make a beeline to Punjab’s Harike wetland

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Explained: What is Houbara Bustard?

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More wildlife in Aravallis at Faridabad, Gurgaon than at Asola, need better protection: Study

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Govt. included Caracal as Critically Endangered species

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Equip forest officers adequately to fight poachers – SC

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Gangetic River Dolphin beaten to death in UP

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Two-day Asian Waterbird Census off to a flying start

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Track social media to check pangolin poaching

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CSIR develops Banana grit for that good gut feeling

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Conservation plan on table to save bat species in Kolar caves

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‘Firefly bird diverters’ to save the Great Indian Bustard

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First tiger translocation occurred in Uttarakhand

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Status of leopards in India, 2018 Report

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Himalayan trillium, an endangered common Himalayan herb

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Himalayan Serow spotted for the first time in Spiti cold desert

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Rare Myristica swamp tree frog found in Thrissur

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New species of ecologically vital plant found in Western Ghats

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Declare exotic pets, avoid prosecution: how one-time scheme works

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Malayan Giant squirrel could vanish from NE after 2050: ZSI

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Project Lion: Proposal identifies 6 relocation sites apart from Kuno-Palpur

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High biodiversity in 49% of Ganga main river

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Survey sights good signs: High biodiversity in 49% of Ganga main river

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Four More Biodiversity Heritage Sites For Karnataka

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Sonneratia alba to be state mangrove tree in Maharashtra

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Global Initiative to reduce Land Degradation and Coral Reef program

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My Ganga My Dolphin campaign

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Fishing cat is now ambassador of Chilika Lake

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What is Aquaponic cultivation of plants?

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Vulture Conservation in India

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Himalayan Brown Bear

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Project Dolphin

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