Development projects threaten Bengal florican habitat in Assam

What is the News? Bustard Specialist Group (BSG) of the International Union for Conservation of Nature has written to the Assam government on the urgent need to prevent land-use changes at Kokilabari Seed Farm in the state to protect Bengal floricans and other species. About Kokilabari Seed Farm Kokilabari Seed Farm is located in Assam.… Continue reading Development projects threaten Bengal florican habitat in Assam

Cities are taking climate action 

Synopsis: Efforts taken by states to deal with climate change, hurdles in transforming states in to a sustainable urban state and how we can find a solution to deal with the twin challenge of climate change and inclusive development.   Introduction  Recently, Maharashtra’s Environment Minister announced that 43 cities across the State will join the UN-backed ‘Race… Continue reading Cities are taking climate action 

Thailand’s approach for sustainable development and building back better

Synopsis: Thailand’s SEP offers a practical path towards achieving sustainable development in the post-pandemic world.  Introduction  The COVID-19 pandemic caused severe social and economic disruption and also changed the living standards of the people. It has also slowed down the global effort to drive forward sustainable development and achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals… Continue reading Thailand’s approach for sustainable development and building back better