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UN’s Global Biodiversity Outlook Report Leaked, Suggests 8 Reforms

UN's Global Biodiversity Outlook 5 (GBO-5) report, to be released on September 15, has been leaked. The leaked report showed that none of the 20 'Aichi Biodiversity Targets' have been achieved. The GBO-5 suggested 8 reforms to achieve 2050 Vision for Biodiversity. Restoration of forests, sustainable agriculture, climate change, cities and infrastructure development, sustainable management of fisheries and waterbodies are expected goals, read-more

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 - 02:12 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: United Nations, biodiversity, environment, Sustainability, conservationists

Courtesy: Down To Earth

Elephant grazing somewhere in Coonoor hills

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Tamil Nadu Forest Authorities to Carry Study on Elephants in Coonoor Area

Tamil Nadu Forest department in association with WWF-India will study elephants on the Coonoor ghat stretch. Authorities say this will help them know more about elephant’s habitat range along Coonoor hill area. Reportedly, forest officials will study the seasonality of movement, habitat entry points and the fodder that makes the elephants climb the slopes. This, according to them, will provide insights they need to conserve the area better.… read-more

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 - 09:37 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Elephant, Tamil Nadu, conservationists, environment, Forest Department

Courtesy: The Hindu