Bringing Biodiversity into Mainstream Media

New Delhi, June 7 (G’nY News Service): Despite being a major source of survival, be it physical, spiritual or economical, the mainstream media do not adequately address the importance of biodiversity conservation. Media is considered as the crux in spreading constructive agendas and can help in sustaining rapid development and environmental conservation side-by-side. In the […]

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Conserve Biodiversity and Save the Earth

Biodiversity is about animals, plants, microbes, the environment and us – human beings. It is about the biotic and abiotic components of the earth. As long as all these components coexist in harmony, the delicate balance, which ultimately makes the earth a liveable planet, would be maintained. The importance of biodiversity can be assessed based […]

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Convention on Biological Diversity

Biodiversity overview Inventories of faunal diversity in India are being progressively updated and analysed with several new discoveries. So far, nearly 91,212 of faunal species, 7.43 per cent of the world’s faunal species, have been recorded in the country. India has 413 globally threatened faunal species, which is approximately 4.9 per cent of the world’s […]

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Eco culture and Biodiversity

Living systems evolve naturally, ensuring system sustainability. Elimination, or modification of any component of a living system, requires a system readjustment. Predicting the change in a scenario where one species disappears, or a physical component changes is difficult. Biodiversity utilisation processes since ancient times, have given rise to complex management systems through long processes of […]

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Biodiversity Degradation in the Western Ghats

Sustainable resource extraction in the Western Ghats is possible under particular conditions, i.e., low population density, simple technology, localised resources and limited expansion. However, due to heavy dependence on forests, even subsistence livelihoods, such as in India, could lead to deforestation although the relationship between deforestation and wealth is not straightforward. Deforestation has multiple scalable […]

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