You are here: Home

Did you not find what you were looking for? Try the Advanced Search to refine your search.

 
Search result(s) 109 items matching Conservation
 
South Indian state mulls burning ivory at its disposal
Aug 05, 2013 Burning the hoard may make elephant poaching even rarer in the state, experts believe.
[]   []   []   []
Nepal leads in community forestry
Feb 04, 2010 The revised Forest act of 1993 and Forest Regulations act of 1995 have brought 1.1 million hectares of land under community forestry. These efforts while meeting the livelihood needs of locals have led to dense forests and significant reduction in carbon emissions.
[]   []   []   []   []
Double or Nothing: Nepal launches save tiger campaign
Feb 15, 2010 To mark year 2010 as year of Tiger, Nepal launched a campaign yesterday to double tiger population in the country. It pledged to increase tiger population from current 300 to 600 by the beginning of the next decade with intensified conservation efforts and control poaching.
[]   []   []   []   []
Sunderbans eco-system under threat: WWF
Feb 23, 2010 According to a latest study rising sea levels would lead to the shrinkage of the Bangladesh Sunderbans by 96% within half a century. Although experts claim the Indian side of the Sunderbans will not be badly affected, concerns are rising over the impact on tiger habitat and livelihoods.
[]   []   []   []   []
Lanka to issue new guidelines for turtle hatcheries
Mar 02, 2010 The Environment Ministry in Sri Lanka has issued a warning to turtle breeders over the commercial or leisure use of the incubators. After a report revealed that hatcheries are contravening conservation laws, the authorities have asked hatcheries to follow new guidelines failing which they would face prosecution.
[]   []   []   []
Afghanistan protects a rare bird species
Mar 05, 2010 One of the world’s least known and rare birds, the large-billed reed warbler has been discovered in the remote Pamir Mountains in northeastern Afghanistan. The National Environment protection Agency, Afghanistan has announced the inclusion of this bird among the 48 protected species list in the country.
[]   []   []   []   []
Green crusaders from eastern India
Mar 10, 2010 In an exemplary effort, the conservation of Subankhata Reserve Forest in Assam has been successfully taken up by the former Bodo militants, who were mostly responsible for destruction of the forest and wildlife during the decade of militancy. Involvement of key stakeholders has brought success to the initiative.
[]   []   []   []   []
Cross-border project launched to save Mt Kailash
Apr 12, 2010 India, Nepal and China have joined hands to conserve the Greater Mt Kailash Region, under the guidance of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development. In its first phase the project aims to establish a transboundary cultural and biodiversity conservation landscape and engage stakeholderds in the three countries.
[]   []   []   []   []
Bangladesh proposes stiff laws to curb poaching
May 14, 2010 Poaching may cost life imprisonment, if proposed anti-poaching law is enacted by the Bangladeshi Parliament which would apply to all endangered and critically endangered animals. A study of IUCN has shown that more than 13 species have become extinct from Bangladesh over the past 40 years.
[]   []   []   []   []
Council endorses people's movement for water conservation
May 31, 2010 The National Water Mission, one of the eight missions in the National Action Plan on Climate Change, got the assent of the Prime Minister's Council. The mission aims to address the problem of water scarcity by mobilising people for focused action on water conservation and restoration.
[]   []   []   []   []
Mindless afforestation in Bangladesh
Dec 24, 2009 Hill area of Madhabchhara, spread over 70 acres, in Bangladesh is being brought under social afforestation programme by removing native eco-friendly trees from the natural forest. Forest department has leased out the land where beneficiaries have planted different alien species of trees like acacia, mahogany and epil-epil.
[]   []   []   []   []
Media briefing workshop on conservation of tigers and their habitat in India
Apr 25, 2012 Centre for Science and Environment invites journalists for its 13th media fellowship workshop; 'Backs to the wall: tigers, tiger habitats, and conservation in India' which is to be held from 11-12 June, 2012 at Corbett National Park.
[]   []   []   []   []
Understanding India's heritage
Jul 05, 2012 The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), one of the largest non-profit membership organisation dedicated to conservation and preservation of India’s natural, cultural, living, tangible and intangible heritage; is organising a two day course aimed at introducing the theoretical basis for understanding, interpreting and conserving natural and cultural heritage.
[]   []
International Conference on Bear Research and Management
Jul 19, 2012 The Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, is organising 21st International Conference on Bear Research and Management, which will discuss threats related to conservation of bear community around the world.
[]   []   []   []
Indian sites added to UN list of biosphere reserves
Jun 01, 2009 UNESCO has added three Indian wildlife reserves to the list of World Network of Biosphere Reserves. With the latest addition of 22 special spots identified globally, the list now counts 533 biosphere reserves where humans are interacting with the rest of nature in sustainable ways.
[]   []   []   []
Pakistan NGOs advocate judicious use of water
Jun 08, 2009 Local NGOs in Pakistan’s commercial capital have intensified their awareness campaign about water conservation. Karachi city has currently a population of 16 million, which is going to double in 2020 and if the water is not saved now people are likely to face a severe shortage.
[]   []   []   []
Green Tribunal allows raising of water level in Maheshwar Dam
Aug 14, 2012 The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has allowed the Shree Maheshwar Hydel Power Corporation Ltd (SMHPCL) to increase the water level at the Maheshwar dam, which is a part of the Narmada Valley Development Project, from the current 145.76 mtrs to 154 mtrs.
[]   []   []   []
Nagoya Protocol: 100 ABS deals already signed, says India
Jul 04, 2012 India's Environment Secretary, T Chatterjee highlighted India’s record on CBD, saying it was one of the first countries to put in place operational domestic legislative procedures to implement the access and benefit sharing provisions of the convention as early as 2002.
[]   []   []   []   []
Hotels and resorts to be charged wildlife tourism fee
Jul 11, 2012 The Ministry of Environment and Forests has decided to charge hotels and resorts, that lie within a five kilometre radius of national park and sanctuaries, with a minimum 10 per cent of their profit earned through wildlife tourism. Government plans to spend this fund on conserving forests, managing human-wildlife conflict and generating livelihood for local communities.
[]   []   []
State govt abets destruction of ancient lakes in India
Jul 12, 2012 Urbanisation in one of the world’s oldest mountain range, the Aravallis in north India, is impacting the environment and destroying flora and fauna in the region. Despite strict Forest Protection laws, mining and construction activities continue in the ecologically-rich area, with permission given by the state government.
[]   []   []   []
Indians feel most guilty about their impact on environment: study
Jul 13, 2012 Indian consumers feel most sensitive about their impact on the environment, despite having a smaller average footprint than consumers in rich countries, says a new study by the Washington-based National Geographic Society. The study found that Indians have the most sustainable behaviour, followed by Chinese and Brazilians.
[]   []   []   []
The Forest, The Farm and Feminine Power
Jul 15, 2012 Vandana Shiva, a renowned environmentalist and activist, in an excerpt from her memoir, published in 'Making A Difference: Memoirs From The Women’s Movement In India’ (Women Unlimited), describes how Chipko movement changed her life.
[]   []
Protecting biodiversity
Dec 30, 2008 Conservation of biodiversity is crucial to human sustenance. TERI's latest publication A comprehensive handbook on biodiversity is a useful guide to explore the concept, its value, and linkages with ethnic communities.
[]   []   []
Surviving climate
Jan 06, 2009 State of the World 2009: Into a Warming World published by Worldwatch Institute examines the unique scale and vast time horizon of the climate problem. The 26th edition of the flagship series also explores the technological and institutional developments likely to help humanity weather the storm of global warming.
[]   []   []
Involving locals in bio-conservation
May 04, 2009 Conservation in Protected Areas: Do Local People Benefit? is a policy brief published by National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South. It suggests practical ways to address biodiversity conservation priorities as well as the livelihood needs of local inhabitants.
[]   []   []   []
Climate change in mountain areas
Jul 03, 2009 Mountain Biodiversity and Climate Change highlights the need to address the impacts of climate change on the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region. This publication by ICIMOD has been developed from contributions in a conference held last year that brought together some 75 renowned experts.
[]   []   []   []
Nepal warning over tiger traders
Oct 28, 2009 A conference on tiger conservation in Nepal has begun with a warning that traders and poachers are better organised than conservationists. The Nepalese government has sought cooperation from its neighbours for trans-border conservation efforts to save the endangered species and its natural habitat.
[]   []   []   []   []
Local communities in Nepal to manage forests
Nov 19, 2009 Nepal's rural poor will get to manage hundreds of thousands of hectares of forest land with financial assistance from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). This will not only help tackle the rapid deforestation but will also generate income for the poor.
[]   []   []   []   []   []
'Nature gives us free service'
Mar 04, 2010 Australian environmentalist John Seed who has successfully campaigned to save the sub-tropical rainforests of New South Wales and is the co-creator of the Council of All Beings was recently in Pune to deliver a lecture on ‘Deep Ecology, Gandhi And Ecological Crisis’
[]   []   []
UNEP launches online tool to conserve marine ecosystem
Jun 23, 2009 UNEP has launched a new online system to view and study the world’s marine protected areas. By providing accurate information on marine species and habitats, the tool will help governments and communities to conserve the diversity of life in coastal environments.
[]   []   []   []   []
search

blank.gif

blank.gif

blank.gif

Jobs at OneWorld

research-coordinator.png

rolling-internships.png

blank.gif

blank.gif

blank.gif

blank.gif

telangana-sdg.jpg

blank.gif

amity-3rd-mission-2030-2.png

Global Goals 2030
 
OneWorld South Asia Group of Websites