Blue –finned Masheer moved out of IUCN red list.

4 June 2021. Introduction: According to TATA Power, Blue-finned Mahseer has moved to “least concern” status which was listed in red list of endangered species of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) earlier. Highlights TATA group is involved in conservation of blue-finned and golden mahseer for 50 years in Lonavala. Golden mahseer is still […]

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UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration Report.

4 June 2021. Introduction: UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and Food & Agriculture Organisation of UN (FAO) launched ‘UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration’ report for 2021-2030 and called on nations to meet commitments of restoring 1 billion hectares of land.Highlights: According to the report, world is facing triple threat of climate change, loss of nature and […]

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HDFC Bank to turn carbon neutral by 2031-32.

4 June 2021. Introduction: HDFC Bank has planned to become carbon neutral by 2031-32. Bank is now looking for reducing its emissions, energy, and water consumption. Highlights: HDFC bank has planned to continue to incorporate and scale up use of renewable energy in its operations.  Under its environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) strategy, bank […]

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