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Leaders for Nature India in-company session on biodiversity management at HZL operational sites
By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2020
This in company sessions was aimed at emphasizing the importance of biodiversity and need of have a comprehensive Biodiversity Management Plan for their operations, Rehabilitation of mining sites and introduce them to Global Biodiversity Standards. The participants...Read more..
Subject Tags: biodiversity conservation , mining , sustainable economy
Himachal aims to increase forest cover by 30%
By : Sustainability ..., Feb 5, 2020
The Himachal Pradesh Government is aiming to increase its forest area by 30 per cent by 2030 and to achieve this goal initiatives have been taken up, an official said on Tuesday. Plantation campaigns are being carried out by the state Forest Department in identified places....Read more..
Subject Tags: biodiversity conservation , Climate Change , ecosystems , forest cover
India's forest and tree cover rises to 24.56%: IFSR
By : Sustainability ..., Dec 31, 2019
Forest and tree cover rises more than 130 million hectares in the last four years The Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar released the biennial, India State of Forest Report (ISFR). The report is published by the Forest Survey of India...Read more..
Consultation key to land restoration
By : Sustainability ..., Oct 7, 2019
The world faces huge and unprecedented biodiversity and climate change challenges. One way we can help address these challenges is through the restoration of degraded land. Restoring landscapes—done properly in consultation with local communities, governments and scientists—...Read more..
Subject Tags: biodiversity , biodiversity conservation , climate mitigation , ecosystems , landscape restoration , UNEP
India achieved solar power target 4 years ahead of schedule: DST Advisor
By : Sustainability ..., Sep 12, 2019
India has achieved its solar power target four-years ahead of its schedule, as a part of its climate change mitigation strategy, a senior official of the Central government's Department of Science and Technology (DST), said here on Tuesday. The target of installing 20 GW of...Read more..
Subject Tags: biodiversity conservation , Renewable Energy , solar power