WWF Report on Snow Leopards

What is the News? The World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) has released a report. Its title is “Over 100 Years of Snow Leopards Research — A spatially explicit review of the state of knowledge in the snow leopard range”. About the Report: The report provides a comprehensive overview of research carried out across the snow… Continue reading WWF Report on Snow Leopards

“Nature in a Globalised World” – An IUCN report on Conflict and Conservation

What is the News? International Union for Conservation of Nature(IUCN) has released a report titled “Nature in a Globalised World: Conflict and Conservation”.  About the Nature in a Globalised World Report: The report focuses on complex relationships between nature and the armed conflict. Objective: The objective is to bring nature conservation into the mainstream of… Continue reading “Nature in a Globalised World” – An IUCN report on Conflict and Conservation

RBI Joins “Network for Greening the Financial System”

What is the News? Reserve Bank of India(RBI) has joined the Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) as a Member. About Network for Greening the Financial System(NGFS): Firstly, NGFS was launched at the Paris One Planet Summit in December 2017. Secondly, it is a group of Central banks and financial supervisors. The NGFS aims… Continue reading RBI Joins “Network for Greening the Financial System”

Saudi Arabia joins “Net Zero Producers Forum” on climate change

What is the News? Saudi Arabia has announced that it will be joining Canada, the US, Qatar and Norway in the formation of the Net Zero Producers Forum. About Net Zero Producers Forum: The Net Zero Producers Forum has been formed for the oil and gas producing countries. The Forum aims to discuss the ways… Continue reading Saudi Arabia joins “Net Zero Producers Forum” on climate change

“Global Forest Goals Report 2021” and “United Nations Strategic Plan for Forests”

What is the News? The Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations has released the Global Forest Goals Report 2021. Findings of the Global Forest Goals Report 2021: Firstly, the report finds that the world is making progress in key areas such as increasing global forest area through afforestation and restoration. Secondly,… Continue reading “Global Forest Goals Report 2021” and “United Nations Strategic Plan for Forests”

“Blue Nature Alliance” launched to restore oceans in five years

What is the News? Blue Nature Alliance has been launched with a goal to restore 7 million square miles of ocean in five years. About Blue Nature Alliance: Blue Nature Alliance is a global partnership. It was founded and led by Conservation International, Pew Charitable Trusts, Global Environment Facility(GEF), Minderoo Foundation and Rob & Melani… Continue reading “Blue Nature Alliance” launched to restore oceans in five years

The significance of “World Earth Day”

What is the News? World Earth Day is being celebrated on April 22, 2021. World Earth day 2021 theme: ‘Restore Our Earth’. The theme focuses on natural processes, emerging green technologies and innovative thinking to restore the world’s ecosystems.  About World Earth Day World Earth Day is celebrated every year on 22nd April. It was… Continue reading The significance of “World Earth Day”

Government congratulated “International Ranger Award” winner from India

What is the News? Mahinder Giri, a range officer from Rajaji Tiger Reserve won the prestigious International Ranger Award . He is the only ranger from Asia to win this award. Recently, Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change congratulated the range officer for his achievement. About the International Ranger Award: The International Ranger Award… Continue reading Government congratulated “International Ranger Award” winner from India

UN observes “International Day of Forests”

What is the News? The United Nations observes March 21 as the International Day of Forests. About International Day of Forests: The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed March 21 as the International Day of Forests (IDF) in 2012. Aim: The day celebrates and raises awareness about the importance of all types of forests. Celebrated by:… Continue reading UN observes “International Day of Forests”