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The climate and biodiversity crises are global crises. They require solutions that carry the support of all, and provide support to all. (File photo)

90% of India’s biodiversity hotspots lost, shows new statistical analysis

By Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2021 10:42 PM IST
A report published by Centre for Science and Environment pointed out that 16 states have witnessed a significant rise in number of forest fires as well as warmer than usual winter, monsoon and post-monsoon seasons.
The two-page Delhi Declaration document states that parties will develop gender responsive programmes at local, national and regional levels to drive the implementation of the Convention(HT Photo)
The two-page Delhi Declaration document states that parties will develop gender responsive programmes at local, national and regional levels to drive the implementation of the Convention(HT Photo)

In Delhi Declaration, a hard push for land-based solutions for climate action

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 05:28 PM IST
The Delhi Declaration was presented on Friday at the closing of the 14th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).
Professor Milind Watve(HT Photo)
Professor Milind Watve(HT Photo)

Pune professor resigns over illegal felling of trees in college

Hindustan Times | By Aayushi Pratap, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2018 11:58 PM IST
Professor Milind Watve, whose laboratory has been working on biodiversity conservation for over a decade, alleged that around 500 trees in the IISER campus have been illegally chopped in the last two years in the same of development
Once declared a biodiversity heritage site, the area be better protected, say experts; (above) Anjarle beach in Ratnagiri.(Photo: State forest departmentA)
Once declared a biodiversity heritage site, the area be better protected, say experts; (above) Anjarle beach in Ratnagiri.(Photo: State forest departmentA)

Maharashtra may have most biodiversity heritage sites in India by year-end

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2018 04:06 PM IST
These are locations that have rich biological, ethnic, historical value and fragile ecosystems; two proposed sites in Vidarbha and Jalgaon will bring the tally to six.
Mangrove ecosystem is found along water bodies such as sea, creeks, estuaries, lagoons.(ht file)
Mangrove ecosystem is found along water bodies such as sea, creeks, estuaries, lagoons.(ht file)

Mangrove conservation in Maharashtra gets a fillip, NGO sets aside Rs19.2cr for projects

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2018 12:21 AM IST
Major projects include setting up of marine rescue centres and mangrove parks in state
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