UN Biodiversity Summit begins in China.

14 October 2021. Introduction: United Nations Biodiversity Summit started in China, on October 12, 2021. Highlights: The key U.N. summit has been tasked with protecting biodiversity. Summit started in the backdrop of meeting among countries to tackle pollution and prevent mass extinction, before the COP-26 climate conference. Online session has set the stage for a […]

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Vision Plan (2021- 2031) for Indian Zoos.

13 October 2021. Introduction: Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change released the “Vision Plan: 2021-2031” for Indian zoos. This plan was released during a two-day National Conference for zoo directors & veterinarians in Gujarat. Highlights The two-day conference was organized by Central Zoo Authority and was hosted by Sardar Patel Zoological Park, Kevadia in […]

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NITI Aayog : Handbook on Sustainable urban plastic waste management.

13 October 2021. Introduction: The Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog, Rajiv Kumar, launched the “NITI Aayog – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Handbook on Sustainable Urban Plastic Waste Management” on October 12, 2021. Highlights: This handbook was launched in New Delhi. The handbook provides a comprehensive overview to manage plastic waste by representing and discussing […]

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        Supreme Court on National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) position.

13 October 2021. Introduction: “National Green Tribunal does have suo moto powers and it can hear environmental issues on its own” a landmark judgement was passed by Supreme Court. Highlights: This order came even though Union government said NGT does not have powers to hear environmental cases on its own. Court also noted that, holding […]

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