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biodiversity

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Eye on Earth Special Initiatives Demonstrate Critical Role of Data for Sustainable Development

Abu Dhabi, Oct. 7, 2015 — At the second Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi today, experts highlighted the achievements of the movement’s Special Initiatives in providing data, tools and frameworks to help inform decision-making for...

Monday, September 7th, 2015

Kerala to Institute Mechanisms to Check for Environmental Compliance

Faced with complaints about violation of safeguards by quarries that have been granted environmental clearance, the State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) is gearing up to introduce a monitoring mechanism to ensure compliance with the clearance norms....

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

The Catlin Seaview Survey Maps the Coral Reefs in South East Asia

A team of scientists have begun a wide scale assessment of what could become one of the last refuges on Earth for coral reefs, if losses from climate change and human activity continue worldwide. The research, which is sponsored...

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Goa Takes Biodiversity Conservation Lesson from Kerala

Kerala, a pioneer in bio-diversity conservation, will now help Goa frame its own suitable policies in the field, said a Kerala government official Monday. Goa has sought the help of the Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB). As...

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

New Biodiversity Book Outlines Australia’s Assets

A new book from CSIRO, Biodiversity: Science and Solutions for Australia, has been launched by Minister for Environment, Greg Hunt. Mr Hunt said the book captured the latest information on Australia's biodiversity, and aimed to provide business,...

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Hyderabad Establishes an Agency to Focus on Urban Biodiversity

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) established a special engineering wing for urban bio-diversity in view of the Metropolis World Congress to be held in the city in October. Announcing this at a review meeting on the...

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Biodiversity Panel Completes Cadastral Verification in Kerala.

The state-level expert panel, entrusted with the task of expert verification of cadastral maps to demarcate the boundary of ESA (Ecologically Sensitive Area) villages across the state, has completed the verification of 10 villages in Idukki. The...

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

SuperGIS Biodiversity Analyst 3.2 Upgraded for Advanced Analyses

Supergeo Technologies, a leading global provider of complete GIS software and solutions, released the upgraded SuperGIS Biodiversity Analyst 3.2, enabling users to analyze and explore the richness, diversity and evenness of the distribution of flora and fauna.

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Sunday, March 16th, 2014

Map of Thiruvananthapuram Biodiversity Underway

The amended ecologically-sensitive areas (ESAs) in the state will be mapped using colour codes ranging from dark green to red, each colour representing green zones, water bodies, residential areas, plantations and farm lands. The maps will be...

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Indian Government Approves Mission to Sustain Himalayan Ecosystem

The government on Friday approved a national mission to sustain the Himalayan ecosystem. The mission, with an outlay of Rs 550 crore during the 12th plan period, will focus on biodiversity, conservation and protection of wildlife, traditional...

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