News  /  Published 03.12.21

University of Sheffield invites applications for MSc in Biodiversity and Conservation

The year-long Masters programme aims to develop an understanding of how environmental change impacts biodiversity and about effective management of ecosystems...
By Our Correspondent

World  /  Published 13.10.21

Xi launches $232m biodiversity fund

Chinese President Xi Jinping announced the launch of a 1.5 billion yuan ($232.47 million) fund on Tuesday to support biodiversity protection in developing countries, as talks continue on a new post-20...
By Reuters in Kunming, China

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.08.21

114 years on, Tata biodiversity pledge

Tata Steel on Thursday inaugurated a new rain water harvesting pond followed by ground breaking of the rejuvenation of existing water bodies at the sprawling CRM Bara complex in Sidhgora area of steel...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur

Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.21

Diversity hotspots at garden

Two micro biodiversity hotspots have been identified at the Indian Botanic Garden in Shibpur by a community participation project for the regeneration of the garden. The project, undertaken by the Bo...
By Anasuya Basu in Howrah

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.20

Varsity genome hub to save indigenous plants

A genome centre that preserves samples of various plant species in north Bengal for future use will come up on the campus of the North Bengal University (NBU) on Siliguri outskirts. NBU vice-chancell...
By Binita Paul


North East  /  Published 29.07.20

Protest brews on new environment policy

The draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2020, is beginning to emerge as a new flashpoint between the Centre and the Northeast. EIA is a process under the Environment (Protection) ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 07.07.20

National park tag for Dehing Patkai

The Assam government on Monday decided to upgrade the Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary to a national park with the change in the tag being expected to boost the protection of the biodiversity hotspot ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.01.19

Revellers throng Dhanbad butterfly park

The Sir Dorabji Tata Park at Jamadoba here was swarming with butterflies to welcome hundreds of picnickers who flocked to the greens from all across coal town and beyond to celebrate the New Year.The ...
By Praduman Choubey

Opinion  /  Published 01.01.19

Ayurveda and the narrow contours of nationalism

Fairness is integral to economic and political welfarism. It is only apt that those who provide a service are compensated adequately for their knowledge and labour. Divya Pharmacy, an ayurvedic manufa...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 06.11.18

How to handle festival crowds

Sir — Durga Puja is long over, but it must be said that, even though it was celebrated with the same pomp and warmth as it is every year, this time there was far less chaos on the streets and in the...
By The Telegraph


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