conservation

India Gets Its First Centre For Wetland Conservation And Management

On the occasion of World Wetland Day and as a part of its commitment towards conservation, restoration and management of India’s wetlands, the Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Sh. Babul Supriyo on February 2, 2021, announced the establishment of a Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management (CWCM), as a part of …

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Everything You Wanted To Know About Asiatic Lions And Poonam Avlokan

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi recently expressed his happiness over the increasing population of the majestic Asiatic Lion, living in Gujarat’s Gir Forest. The number was not estimated via Census but some observational method called Poonam Avlokan. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “Two very good news: Population of the majestic Asiatic Lion, living …

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Vulture Conservation and Breeding Centres (VCBC)

Presently, India has nine Vulture Conservation and Breeding Centres (VCBC). Three of these nine centres are directly administered by the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS). The major reason behind the vulture population getting nearly wiped out was the drug Diclofenac, found in the carcass of cattle the vultures fed on. The drug was banned in …

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