Significance of biocentric jurisprudence for nature – Explained, pointwise

Introduction In a recent ruling, the Supreme Court of India has sought to move away from an anthropocentric basis of law and stressed the importance of biocentrism. The anthropocentric perception is widespread and is considered to be responsible for severe environmental crises ranging from global warming, ozone depletion, and water scarcity to the loss of… Continue reading Significance of biocentric jurisprudence for nature – Explained, pointwise

Great Indian Bustard

News: Conservation efforts are having a positive impact on Great Indian Bustard population in India Facts: Conservation Efforts in India Bustard Recovery Programme: Initiated by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in 2015, it is a programme for Great Indian Bustard, Lesser Florican and Bengal Florican. It recommends:  linking local livelihoods with bustard… Continue reading Great Indian Bustard

Extinction of Great Indian Bustard, Lesser Florican: SC forms panel to frame emergency plan

The Supreme Court has constituted a high powered committee to urgently frame and implement an emergency response plan for the protection of Great Indian Bustard and the Lesser Florican. The committee was formed on a plea which has contended that the population of the Great Indian Bustard and Lesser Florican has seen a sharp decline… Continue reading Extinction of Great Indian Bustard, Lesser Florican: SC forms panel to frame emergency plan

About 150 Great Indian Bustards in Jaisalmer area of desert park: Report

According to Rajasthan state forest department,there are 150 Great Indian Bustards (GIBs) in the Jaisalmer area of the Desert National Park (DNP) in Thar,Rajasthan.This was submitted following a directive of the National Green Tribunal (NGT). Earlier,NGT had directed the Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) to submit the report in two months on a… Continue reading About 150 Great Indian Bustards in Jaisalmer area of desert park: Report