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Need to Prevent conflict between renewable energy and biodiversity

Today, wildlife-renewable conflict is a global challenge. India is no exception.

(Representative image)
(Representative image)
Published on Jul 11, 2022 05:55 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Monkey-proof butterfly conservatory opens in North Delhi Ridge

After measuring the wing span of the largest butterfly found in Delhi, the entire conservatory — spread over an area of 672 sqm — has been covered with a wire-mesh based cage, which will allow butterflies to move in and out freely, while preventing monkeys from entering or trampling flowering plants.

Butterflies at the Kamla Nehru Biodiversity Park. Sourced
Butterflies at the Kamla Nehru Biodiversity Park. Sourced
Updated on May 23, 2022 04:10 AM IST
By, New Delhi

159 bird species found in city’s 7 biodiversity parks

As many as as 23,907 birds, including 53 bird families, were found across the Capital’s seven biodiversity parks.

The Borwn Shrike (Sourced)
The Borwn Shrike (Sourced)
Updated on Mar 22, 2022 01:56 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Govt forms 11-member council to protect city’s biodiversity, plan for its future

The council will function as an autonomous unit under the forest and wildlife department of Delhi and receive separate funds. It will hold its first meeting on Friday

The National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) has issued directions to have biodiversity councils in each state and Union Territory across the country. (Picture for representation only/HT)
The National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) has issued directions to have biodiversity councils in each state and Union Territory across the country. (Picture for representation only/HT)
Updated on Jan 13, 2022 01:21 AM IST

Expo 2020 Dubai to lend planet a hand towards sustainability

The 182-day mega-event in Dubai aims to address environmental challenges, such as climate change, plastic pollution and biodiversity conservation, through a collaborative and people-centred strategy.

The sustainability pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, Terra, draws clean energy from 4,912 photovoltaic panels arranged atop a 130-metre-wide roof canopy and a series of 18 ‘energy trees' in its landscape.(Expo 2020 Dubai)
The sustainability pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, Terra, draws clean energy from 4,912 photovoltaic panels arranged atop a 130-metre-wide roof canopy and a series of 18 ‘energy trees' in its landscape.(Expo 2020 Dubai)
Published on Aug 23, 2021 11:07 PM IST
By, New Delhi
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