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Biodiversity
Opinion  /  Published 23.06.22

Equal is not equitable

Scientists have provided new evidence for a better understanding of environmental challenges. The reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Plat...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda

News  /  Published 15.06.22

More than 250 Indian flapshell turtles found dead in East Midnapore

More than 250 Indian flapshell turtles protected under the Wildlife Protection Act were found dead in the Balageria–Hatiari canal near Alua village of East Midnapore on June&...
By The Plurals News Network

News  /  Published 23.05.22

Foreign envoys walk at Rabindra Sarobar to get a taste of its rich natural heritage

The idea of the lake was conceived 100 years ago. In 1920, Kolkata Improvement Trust took up the initiative of beautifying the southern fringes of the city and making it suitable for habitation. The a...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.05.22

Kolkata becomes first metro city to get its biodiversity register

Kolkata is the first metro city in the country to prepare a detailed register of biodiversity, mayor Firhad Hakim said. Kolkata Municipal Corporation released the People’s Biodiversity Register...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.05.22

Infection affects neem trees across Kolkata & Salt Lake

Neem trees across Kolkata are being affected by an unknown disease, the state’s biodiversity board has said. The trees may start dying soon, repeating what had happened with sirish trees a few ...
By Jayanta Basu in Ballygunge

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Opinion  /  Published 16.05.22

Wings clipped: Avian life in danger

The State of the World’s Birds, an annual review of environmental resources, has revealed that 48% of the extant bird species are undergoing population decline. As in most instances of ecol...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 05.05.22

Mumbai Educational Trust hosted National Research Conference & Hackathon on Sustainability

The conference was organised to spread awareness and implement systemic solutions to increase biodiversity ...
By PTI

News  /  Published 01.05.22

Karaya Road’s Scottish Cemetery now a biodiversity-rich zone

The task of restoring the graves and tombstones is going on. Till now, 200 graves have been restored. “The overriding objective is to restore the cemetery as a managed open space,” said N...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 26.04.22

Dolphin-spotting, bird-watching and more on Chilika Lake

Rangan Datta is a mathematics and management teacher by profession and a travel writer and photographer by passion. He has been addicted to discovering off-beat places since his undergraduate day...
By Rangan Datta

Opinion  /  Published 15.04.22

Letters to the Editor: Governments must take concrete steps to arrest the ongoing mass extinction of species

False hope Sir — Anthropogenic activities and climate change have led to an acceleration of species extinction. Environmentalists have urged governments to prioritize the preservation of biodiv...
By The Telegraph


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